Dr. Sue Ferranti
Primary Care, Internal Medicine
29 years experience female
Eleanor Slater Hospital
I am an internist as well as a lung specialist and I primarily take care of patients on the chronic ventilator unit at Eleanor Slater Hospital, the state hospital of RI. Patients can be cared for on the vent unit for months to many years. It is very challenging yet rewarding work. I am also the medical director of respiratory therapy services at Eleanor Slater Hospital as well as a physician administrator at the hospital.
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Pulmonary Critical Care
United States: Rhode Island
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A 18-year-old male asked:
This could be due to allergies-allergic rhinitis. A saline nasal spray as well as a steroid nasal spray could be useful treatment. If the nasal mucous has changed color, you could have a sinus infection. So, see your doctor for evaluation and treatment. Good luck to you!!
A 18-year-old female asked:
It depends on the details-what cardiac arrhythmia do you have? Some are benign, others more serious. What valve is insufficient and what is the severity of the insufficiency? And, with one kidney, some meds need to be avoided, some need dose adjustment and others are fine to take. Hopefully, you can see a heart doctor for evaluation and treatment. Best of luck to you!
A 19-year-old male asked:
You could have bronchitis-more likely viral than bacterial with lack of fever. These could also be allergy symptoms with bronchospasm, especially with coughing with deep inhalation. A bronchodilator inhaler would likely be helpful along with a steroid inhaler. You may also need a nasal spray-either saline or a steroid. You should call your doctor for evaluation and treatment. Good luck!
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Jun 3, 2015
Great doctor! Wise and compassionate andwers, highly knowledgeble. I certainly recomment Dr. Ferranti!
Dec 24, 2014
Excellent Critical Care doc with wide spectrum of training and knowledge base. Recommend!
Feb 1, 2014
All I can say is Wow. Very impressive. Very impressive indeed. Great job Dr. Ferranti.
Thank you Dr. Ferranti. I had a CT scan this past Sat but no results. Text of x-ray result reads: PROMINENCE OF INTERSTITIAL MARKINGS BILATERALLY. MAY BE ON THE BASIS OF CHRONIC INTERSTITIAL CHANGES....Read More
Thankyou, this is helpful. I am hoping to see my local GP (family doctor) shortly and your reply will help me to put his suggestions into the perspective of what the ideal treatment options could be. ...Read More
Mom had a pneumonia diagnosis. What alarmed me was that she has reported feeling like she has no strength for weeks (months?) prior to her hospitalization. They have one more pulmonary test to run (6 ...Read More
Education & Training
KENNEDY UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL - STRATFORD DIV
Eleanor Slater Hospital