Fernando Vázquez de Lara, MD
American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Morningside/West/Beth Israel, New York City, NY
Critical Care Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Morningside/West/Beth Israel, New York City, NY
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai St Luke’s and West Hospital Center, New York City, NY
Medical School — Universidad Popular Autonoma del Estado de Puebla, Puebla, Mexico
Areas of Expertise
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.