Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

    Overview

    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a group of diseases that inhibit airflow to the lungs, making breathing difficult. Rescue inhalers and inhaled or oral steroids can help control symptoms and minimize further damage.

    Our providers

    Profiles

    Omar Abdulfattah, MD

    Pulmonary Medicine Physician Pulmonology
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 2100 Springfield, IL 62702
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    Janet Albers, MD

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Christine Albers, PA-C

    Family Medicine
    303 E. Bidwell Taylorville, IL 62568
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    Tracy Aldridge, MD

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Cesar Arguelles, MD

    Family Medicine
    612 N. 11th St. Quincy, IL 62301
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    Melissa Ashley, FNP-BC

    Certified Nurse Practitioner Pulmonology
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 2100 Springfield, IL 62702
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    Mouhamad Bakir, MD

    Pulmonologist Pulmonology, Internal Medicine
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 2100 Springfield, IL 62702
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    Ethan Berg, DO

    Family Medicine
    102 W. Kenwood Ave. Decatur, IL 62526
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    Priyanka Bhandari, MD

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Careyana Brenham, MD

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Karen Broquet, MD

    Clinical Psychiatrist Medicine Psychiatry
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 1700 Springfield, IL 62702
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    Rexanne Caga-anan, MD

    Primary Care Physician Internal Medicine, General Internal Medicine
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 1100 Springfield, IL 62702
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    Jenifer Chambless, PA-C

    Family Medicine
    300 West Oak Street Carbondale, IL 62901
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    Michael Connolly, MD

    Family Medicine
    612 N. 11th St. Quincy, IL 62301
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    Laura Deaton, PA-C

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    William Dixon, MD

    Family Medicine
    612 N. 11th St. Quincy, IL 62301
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    Michal Dynda, MD

    System wide CMIO and CMO of SIU Center for Family Medicine-FQHC Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Tanner Eiben, DO

    Family Medicine
    612 N. 11th St. Quincy, IL 62301
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    Airn Etherton, FNP-BC

    Certified Nurse Practitioner Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    John Flack, MD

    Internist, specializing in hypertension Internal Medicine
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 1100 Springfield, IL 62702
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    Nathalie Foray, DO

    Pulmonologist Pulmonology, Internal Medicine
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 2100 Springfield, IL 62702
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    Breanne Frieze, FNP-BC

    Certified Nurse Practitioner Pulmonology
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 2100 Springfield, IL 62702
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    Christopher Gleason, MD

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Becky Hanna, PA-C

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Tomonao Hashimoto, MD

    Geriatrician Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Stephen Hazelrigg, MD

    Cardiovascular Surgeon Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cancer Care
    315 W. Carpenter St. 1st Floor Clinic A Springfield, IL 62702
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    Paul Hibbert, MD

    Family Medicine
    612 N. 11th St. Quincy, IL 62301
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    Susan Hingle, MD

    Primary Care Physician Internal Medicine, General Internal Medicine
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 1100 Springfield, IL 62702
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    Curtis Johnston, DO

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Jessie Junker, MD

    Family Medicine Physician Family Medicine
    102 W. Kenwood Ave. Decatur, IL 62526
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    Emily Kermicle, PA-C

    Physician Assistant Family Medicine
    2553 Ken Gray Blvd. West Frankfort, IL 62896
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    Laura Kidd, PA-C

    Family Medicine
    2553 Ken Gray Blvd. West Frankfort, IL 62896
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    Amanda Krus-Johnston, DO

    Family Medicine Physician Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Laura Law, PA-C

    Family Medicine Physician Assistant Family Medicine
    102 W. Kenwood Ave. Decatur, IL 62526
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    Herman Leung, DO

    Family Medicine
    612 N. 11th St. Quincy, IL 62301
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    Tracey Lewis, PA-C

    Family Medicine Physician Assistant Family Medicine
    102 W. Kenwood Ave. Decatur, IL 62526
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    Lauri Lopp, MD

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Morton Machir, MD

    General Internal Medicine Physician Internal Medicine
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    Paula Mackrides, DO

    Family Medicine
    612 N. 11th St. Quincy, IL 62301
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    Sara Malone, MD

    Family Medicine
    2553 Ken Gray Blvd. West Frankfort, IL 62896
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    Megha Manek, MD

    Director of Hospital Services of Family and Community Medicine – Springfield Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Alicia Markley, PA-C

    Family Medicine
    2553 Ken Gray Blvd. West Frankfort, IL 62896
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    Erica Miller-Spears, PA-C

    Family Medicine
    612 N. 11th St. Quincy, IL 62301
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    Nichole Mirocha, DO

    Family Medicine Physician Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Kyaw Naing, MD

    Family Medicine
    300 West Oak Street Carbondale, IL 62901
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    Theresa Oakley, PA-C

    Physician Assistant Family Medicine
    612 N. 11th St. Quincy, IL 62301
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    Timothy Ott, DO

    Family Medicine
    612 N. 11th St. Quincy, IL 62301
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    Justin Parker, MD

    Family Medicine
    102 W. Kenwood Ave. Decatur, IL 62526
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    James Pugely, MD

    Allergist Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT)
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    Rachel Rahman, MD

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Eukesh Ranjit, MD

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Jennifer Rimar, FNP-BC

    Certified Nurse Practitioner Internal Medicine, General Internal Medicine
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 1100 Springfield, IL 62702
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    Jennifer Rose, MD

    Family Medicine
    2553 Ken Gray Blvd. West Frankfort, IL 62896
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    Gary Rull, MD

    Primary Care Physician Internal Medicine, General Internal Medicine
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 1100 Springfield, IL 62702
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    Mary Schlegl, FNP-BC

    Family Medicine
    612 N. 11th St. Quincy, IL 62301
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    Scott Schonewolf, DO

    Family Medicine
    300 West Oak Street Carbondale, IL 62901
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    Quincy Scott, DO

    Family Medicine
    300 West Oak Street Carbondale, IL 62901
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    Marcia Scott, DMSc, PA-C

    Family Medicine
    300 West Oak Street Carbondale, IL 62901
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    Keivan Shalileh, MD

    Pulmonologist Pulmonology, Internal Medicine
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 2100 Springfield, IL 62702
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    Ankit Sharma, MD

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Socorro Shelton, MD

    Family Medicine
    300 West Oak Street Carbondale, IL 62901
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    Pooja Sheth-Dutt, MD

    Family Medicine Physician Family Medicine
    102 W. Kenwood Ave. Decatur, IL 62526
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    Zachary Sims, PA-C

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Sharon Smaga, MD

    Family Medicine
    300 West Oak Street Carbondale, IL 62901
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    Christopher Smyre, MD

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Mingchen Song, MD

    Pulmonologist Pulmonology
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 2100 Springfield, IL 62702
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    Rajagopal Sreedhar, MD

    Pulmonologist Pulmonology, Internal Medicine
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 2100 Springfield, IL 62702
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    David Steward, MD

    Associate Dean for Community and Health and Service Internal Medicine
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 1100 Springfield, IL 62702
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    Christie Stewart, PA-C

    Family Medicine
    612 N. 11th St. Quincy, IL 62301
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    Johnny Tenegra, MD

    Family Medicine Physician Family Medicine
    102 W. Kenwood Ave. Decatur, IL 62526
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    Nicole Tenegra, MD

    Family Medicine Physician Family Medicine
    102 W. Kenwood Ave. Decatur, IL 62526
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    Cynthia Thomas, MD

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Carrie Tucker, FNP-BC

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Andrew Varney, MD

    Primary Care Physician Internal Medicine, General Internal Medicine
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 1100 Springfield, IL 62702
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    Waiz Wasey, MD

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Kylee Wassell, FNP-BC

    Certified Nurse Practitioner Pulmonology
    400 N. 9th Street Springfield, IL 62702
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    Peter White, MD

    Pulmonologist Pulmonology
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 2100 Springfield, IL 62702
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    Wendi Wills El-Amin, MD

    Primary Care Physician Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Emily Woodard, PA-C, MPAS

    Family Medicine
    2553 Ken Gray Blvd. West Frankfort, IL 62896
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    Andrew Yochum, DO

    Family Medicine Physician Family Medicine
    300 West Oak Street Carbondale, IL 62901

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