Craig Ainsworth, MD
Medical Director, Methodist Burn Unit
American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care
Critical Care Medicine, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD
Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Bethesda, MD
Undergraduate – Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
Medical School – Uniformed Services University, F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine, Bethesda, MD
Areas of Expertise
Only seeing patients in the hospital
Although 16 million Americans have been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, it remains remarkably misunderstood, even to some people already suffering.
Untreated obstructive sleep apnea presents very real threats: it can increase your risk of high blood pressure, stroke, and heart attack, and has been linked to cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and even glaucoma.
During the pandemic, as doctors and researchers scrambled for ways to save lives and fight back a brand new virus wreaking havoc on patients, a four-letter acronym gained new attention in the mainstream press.