Walid G. Younis, MD
Walid G. Younis, MD, a physician at Hattiesburg Clinic Pulmonary Medicine, Hattiesburg Clinic Critical Care Medicine, and The Center for Sleep Medicine, provides care to adult patients with respiratory disorders, including COPD.
ABOUT CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE
Hattiesburg Clinic Critical Care Medicine provides care to patients who are in need of life support or other intensive medical care. Critical Care Medicine services include the diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of life-threatening medical problems. While Critical Care Medicine physicians are the primary provider of care to patients in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), they work alongside additional ICU professionals to develop a plan of care tailored to each patient. Critical Care Medicine and the Intensive Care Unit are located in Forrest General Hospital.
ABOUT PULMONARY MEDICINE
Hattiesburg Clinic Pulmonary Medicine provides prevention, diagnosis, treatment, critical care and rehabilitation of respiratory disorders in the adult patient, including COPD. This includes the diagnosis and management of interstitial lung diseases, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, infectious lung disease and occupational lung disease, the treatment of drug-related pulmonary disorders and the diagnosis of carcinoma in suspected patients. Pulmonary Medicine provides full diagnostic services including fiberoptic bronchoscopy, thoracentesis with pleural biopsy, pulmonary function testing and exercise testing.
The Center for Sleep Medicine treats patients 13 years of age and older on an individual basis. Patients need a health care provider’s referral. Accreditation standard requires that a sleep relevant history and physical be obtained and reviewed prior to any laboratory examinations.