An internist in E Providence, RI, Dr. Mitchell Pressman specializes in the primary care of adults through diagnosis and treatment of cross-system illnesses that may affect multiple organic systems. Dr. Pressman may also refer patients to specialists when medically needed. For example, patients experiencing severe breathing problems would be referred to a pulmonologist for further diagnostic tests or therapies.
Pulmonologists are specialized physicians who diagnose and treat diseases and disorders of the respiratory tract. As a respiratory specialist, Dr. Pressman may diagnose and treat pulmonary disorders such as asthma, pulmonary fibrosis, lung cancer, lung disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema and bronchitis, among a host of others.