Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Physician / Doctor, Pulmonary Medicine is $300,794
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Physician / Doctor, Pulmonary Medicines?
An entry-level Physician / Doctor, Pulmonary Medicine with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $298,533 based on 24 salaries. An early career Physician / Doctor, Pulmonary Medicine with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total …Read more
What Do Physician / Doctor, Pulmonary Medicines Do?
Physicians/doctors in pulmonary medicine are responsible for performing medical procedures and consultations for patients with pulmonary illnesses. They must assist patients using advanced technology and interpret a variety of symptoms and lab results, and may also perform surgical procedures as necessary.
Pulmonary medicine physicians/doctors use scientific judgement to provide correct diagnoses and prescribe medicine according to patients' needs, and interpersonal skills are important in …Read more
- Examine patients to diagnose and treat ailments and disorders relating to the lungs.
- Prescribe medications, inhalers, oxygen therapy, or mechanical ventilation.
- Perform procedures to test and understand pulmonary function and the factors affecting it.
- Recommend changes to diet, exercise, and home to reduce allergies, improve oxygenation and other concerns.