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Dr. Nathaniel Pascual

Sleep Medicine
Colorado Springs, CO
29 years experience male

Locations

Office

Colorado Springs, CO

Address

8540 Scarborough Drive, Suite 370, Colorado Springs, CO
Directions

High Point Pulmonary and Sleep Specialists

Colorado Springs, CO

About

Bio

Private Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep practice in Colorado Springs since 2001. Medical licenses in NY, IL, HI, NE, IA.

Specialties
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Sleep Medicine

Pulmonary Critical Care

Doctor Q&A

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Pascual
Sleep Medicine 29 years experience
No : Asbestos exposure is typically associated with the development of fibrosis (scarring) of the lung, lung cancer, mesothelioma, and pleural disease (disease of the lining of the lung). Although asbestos exposure has not been directly linked to the development of emphysema or copd, it may be one of the factors that contributes to the development of the condition, especially in those who smoke.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Pascual
Sleep Medicine 29 years experience
Possibly: There are reports of families with several members with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (ipf), and having a family member with ipf may increase the risk of developing the disease. The specific genetics are unknown although several gene mutations have been identified that may play a role in the development of ipf and that may increase the risk of developing ipf.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Pascual
Sleep Medicine 29 years experience
Yes : Pulmonary function tests typically "deteriorate" as you get older. If a person has impaired pulmonary function as a result of copd, the results can also deteriorate over time. The rate of this decline is variable and is affected by certain variables including tobacco use and genetics. The test results (if performed in a steady state) typically do not improve over time.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Pascual is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Pascual is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank You Very Much for the info!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, NY
Graduated 1992MD

Residency

St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center, NY

Residency

SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY

Residency

St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center, NY

Affiliations

NovaSleep Sleep Diagnostic Center, Colorado Springs, CO
High Point Pulmonary and Sleep Specialists, Colorado Springs, CO
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