Chad Edward Paxson, D.O. Joins Pulmonary Medicine Center Of Chattanooga

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Pulmonary Medicine Center of Chattanooga welcomed Chad Edward Paxson, D.O. to the Buz Standefer Lung Center.

Dr. Paxson is a graduate of Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine Athens, Ohio, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed an internship and residency in Internal Medicine, at SUMMA Health System/Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine, Akron, Ohio. He is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine, and critical care medicine.

Pulmonologists diagnose and treat diseases and disorders of the lungs and respiratory system including asthma, bronchitis, sleep apnea, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pneumonia, chest infections, cystic fibrosis, lung cancer and many other diseases and conditions. More than 35 million Americans are now living with chronic lung disease. 

Dr. Paxson will join Carlos Baleeiro, M.D. Krish Bhadra, M.D. Catherine Martinez, M.D. Hugh Everhart, M.D. John Forman, M.D. Nathan Mull, M.D. Bjorn Spoon, PA-C, at the Buz Standefer Lung Center.  

Dr. Paxson said, "My philosophy is to provide compassionate patient centered care for all who entrust me with their care."

To make an appointment with Dr. Paxson, please call 495-2635.


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