How many pulmonologists in US are there?
It is important to know that pulmonologists treat ailments of the lungs and respiratory system, such as asthma, pneumonia, tuberculosis, complicated chest infections and chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases including emphysema. In the United States of America there are approximately 10021 pulmonologists. Not too many people know that pulmonology is also called chest medicine. It is widely known the fact that pulmonology is considered a branch of internal medicine. Needless to say, medication is the most important treatment of most diseases of pulmonology, either by inhalation or in oral form.