Dr. Richard Williams

Pharmacy
Brooklyn NY, NY
17 years experience male

Locations

The Asthma Pharmacist

Brooklyn NY, NY

Address

Brooklyn NY, NY
Directions

About

Bio

I am a practicing pharmacist with over 30 years experience. I hold a BS in Phramcy, MS in hospital pharmacy and a doctor of pharmacy degree. I am also a board certified pharmacotherapy specialist (BCPS) and a certified asthma educator (A-EC). My areas of expertise and interest include asthma, COPD,

Specialties
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Pharmacy

Board Certified Pharmcotherapy Specialist, Board Certified

Pulmonology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
17 years experience Pharmacy
No: "swine" flu can be transmitted from person to person. just like any other strain of influenza.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
17 years experience Pharmacy
Slow down breathing: If the person is in an environment which is causing the attack- remove them . Coaching the individual in more rhythmic breathing is certainly helpful ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
17 years experience Pharmacy
COPD: Unlike asthma, COPD is chronic and usually not reversible. It is progressive (gets worse with time) especially if the offending practice (smoking) is ... Read More

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Jun 30, 2014
Dr. Williams is very knowledgeable. I recommend him highly.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Williams is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Williams is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! my doc. Said the same. Just seeingif consistent. My brother had died from stomach cancer and I was concerned because he used acid reflux med
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This was very helpful. Thanks! THANK YOU DR. RICHARDS AND WHO WOULD BE THE BEST DR. TO GO FOR THIS TREATMENT AND GET COMPLETELY WELL. NO MORE COUGH.....
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Thanks for your quick reply i do u use my rescue inhaler b4 playn football but doesnt hav affect i try using it again half way through playn

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences/UAMS College of Medicine, AR
Graduated 2003MD

Residency

St Mary's Hospital Brooklyn
Completed 1973

Awards

PRECEPTOR OF THE YEAR- ST JOHNS UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF PHARMACY
FELLOW- AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CONSULTANT PHARMACISTS
preceptor of the year Long Island University college of pharmacy 2013

Affiliations

ASCP, AARC, ACCP, NYSCHP, NAECB
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