SIU Pulmonology Specialists Now Seeing Patients in Jacksonville

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Residents of Morgan County and the surrounding communities who are living with asthma, lung disease, obstructive sleep apnea or other lung conditions have a new option for care closer to home. Pulmonologists from Southern Illinois University Medicine have partnered with Passavant Area Hospital in Jacksonville.

Patients may make an appointment with Rajagopal Sreedhar, MD; Tareq Zaza, MD; or M. Haitham Bakir, MD, FCCP. The doctors who specialize in treating the airway, lungs and respiratory muscles will see patients on the first and third Mondays of each month.

To make an appointment with a pulmonologist in Jacksonville, call SIU Medicine at 217-545-8000.

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