Esha Oommen, MD
Medical Director, Pulmonary Rehabilitation Service Line
American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease
American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care
American Board of Internal Medicine, Neuro Critical Care
Pulmonary/Critical Care, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
Undergraduate – University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh,PA
Medical School – Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Areas of Expertise
Neuro Critical Care
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