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Dr. Srinivas Mummadi

Pulmonology
Hillsboro, OR
19 years experience male

Locations

Office

Hillsboro, OR

Address

364 SE 8th Avenue, Hillsboro, OR
Directions

Office

Hillsboro , OR

About

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Pulmonology

critical Care

Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

Hindi, Telugu

Doctor Q&A

40 Answers
17 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Srinivas Mummadi
Pulmonology 19 years experience
Not sure : I understand you are using symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) a combination of long acting bronchodilator and an inhaled corticosteroid . Most of t... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Srinivas Mummadi
Pulmonology 19 years experience
More information : Human cough is the most powerful tool for maintaining adequate pulmonary hygiene. Everything else is inferior. However feeble cough due to severe neur... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Srinivas Mummadi
Pulmonology 19 years experience
Very safe: Treatment of asthma is likely being carried out. Flovent is an inhaled corticosteroid. It targets the inflammation in the airways and reduces the amou... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Srinivas Mummadi
Pulmonology 19 years experience
Yes: However it is important to get in touch with our prescribing doctor. Something should get better by now examples--- shortness of breath, sputum produc... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Srinivas Mummadi
Pulmonology 19 years experience
No need for tapering: Corticosteroids taken in the doses of 40 mg for 5 days does not interfere with your hypothalamic-adrenal axis ( haa). Haa is the term that denotes how... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Srinivas Mummadi
Pulmonology 19 years experience
Reactive airways : It is very likely tht the infection could have triggered bronchial hyper-reactivity. Asthma can also present in a similar fashion. Please talk to your... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Srinivas Mummadi
Pulmonology 19 years experience
Chronic Cough: It is very likely that you are having chronic cough. Cough greater than 6 weeks in duration is termed chronic cough. Post infectious cough is a common... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Srinivas Mummadi
Pulmonology 19 years experience
Go to ER /911 now: This could be the rupture of a lung bleb causing air leak around the leak and causing a pneumothorax. While it could be a muscle sprain too, it is ver... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Srinivas Mummadi
Pulmonology 19 years experience
No relation : Antihistamines should nott influence the mucus secretions in uterus. Uterine secretions are under the influence of Progesterone and estrogen.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Srinivas Mummadi
Pulmonology 19 years experience
Yes : Very commonly prescribed mix of medications. I do not see a drug interaction and i agree with the above md.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Srinivas Mummadi
Pulmonology 19 years experience
Yes: Asthma is a clinical diagnosis. Emphysema is a radiological diagnosis . Overlap between chronic bronchitis, asthma, emphysema is a known entity. Howev... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Srinivas Mummadi
Pulmonology 19 years experience
Repeat PFT : I agree with the above md's. Acute hypersensitivity pneumonitis after treating with a regimen of steroids and avoiding exposure to the culprit agent s... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Srinivas Mummadi
Pulmonology 19 years experience
Organ specific: Usually pulmonary physicians take care of the lung problems associated with it. A newly diagnosed sarcoidosis patient needs a eye exam to rule out eye... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Srinivas Mummadi
Pulmonology 19 years experience
It is possible : Traditionally methacholine challenge negativity was termed as a gold standard result suggestive of absent asthma. However if the test was done while y... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Srinivas Mummadi
Pulmonology 19 years experience
Exercise : Shortness of breath is considered to be due to many causes such as heart, lung conditions. Poor skeletal muscle function is also thought to contribute... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Srinivas Mummadi
Pulmonology 19 years experience
Not sure : Gastritis is defined as inflammation of the stomach lining due to high levels of acid production. Other causes include using pain killers ( Aspirin , ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Srinivas Mummadi
Pulmonology 19 years experience
Not related : Respiratory quotient is a number derived from the equation - amount of carbon dioxide produced divided by amount of oxygen consumed. It is used in som... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Srinivas Mummadi
Pulmonology 19 years experience
CDC, HCUPnet: Hcup net is a powerful database that can be used to query the statistics regarding medical conditions that have resulted in hospitalizations.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Srinivas Mummadi
Pulmonology 19 years experience
Very common: It is a common problem. Measurement depends on measuring the intensity of reflected light shone on the capillary. If the fingers are cold ( weak puls... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Srinivas Mummadi
Pulmonology 19 years experience
Acute worsening : COPD is chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It is thought to be a chronic low grade continuing inflammatory disorder due to smoking (most of the t... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Srinivas Mummadi
Pulmonology 19 years experience
Too much is bad: Potassium is normally found in bananas, coconut water and fresh fruits & vegetables. There are medications that "spare" potassium from being excreted... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Srinivas Mummadi
Pulmonology 19 years experience
Adequate hygiene: Wash your hands after contact in public places during peak flu season. Precautions while visiting people with suspected flu. Flu vaccine very year and... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Srinivas Mummadi
Pulmonology 19 years experience
Airway visualization: Bronchoscopy is a procedure in which the inside of the airways ( trachea, bronchii) are examined visually. It gives the physician/surgeon direct visua... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Srinivas Mummadi
Pulmonology 19 years experience
Barotrauma: Talk to an pcp/ent md. Pressure changes cause this. Eating drinking during take off and landing should help this. If they do not help you decongestant... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Srinivas Mummadi
Pulmonology 19 years experience
Obesity, fibrosis: Restriction is defined as low lung volumes. Less air "capacity" of the lung . Less air moves into the lung. A "thick" chest wall ( obesity), , poorly ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Srinivas Mummadi
Pulmonology 19 years experience
Exercise education: Shortness of breath is traditionally thought to be due to conditions of heart , lung and more commonly muscle deconditioning . Training the muscle t... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Srinivas Mummadi
Pulmonology 19 years experience
No: Talk to your doctor to rule out other explanations for this
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Srinivas Mummadi
Pulmonology 19 years experience
Rule out neuropathy: Small fiber neuropathy is a well described subset in sarcoidosis. Your symptoms are indeed suspicious for a neuropathy. Please talk to your md to see ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Srinivas Mummadi
Pulmonology 19 years experience
Sign of inflammation: This could be a cervical lymph node ( enlarged). Would recommend a physical examination by your doctor to rule out acute infections such as dental inf... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Srinivas Mummadi
Pulmonology 19 years experience
Inhalers usually: Recommend seeing a doctor to diagnose asthma . Chest tightness represents narrowing of the breathing tubes due to muscular contraction. Inhaled medici... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Srinivas Mummadi
Pulmonology 19 years experience
Anti-inflammatory: It is an oral medicine. It belongs to a class of medications known as leukotriene receptor blockers. Leukotrienes are chemicals produced by white bloo... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Srinivas Mummadi
Pulmonology 19 years experience
Rule out active TB: Calcification in the apical lungs in a TB endemic region is old healed TB until proven otherwise . However active TB needs to be ruled out if you have... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Srinivas Mummadi
Pulmonology 19 years experience
Unlikely : As far as I am aware there is no evidence regarding association or link between pulmonic valve disease and asthma. Asthma is a disease of medium- smal... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Srinivas Mummadi
Pulmonology 19 years experience
Likely normal: Induration( thickness) is considered positive depending on the size measured in mm. Erythema(redness) is not considered as a positive result .Talk to... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Srinivas Mummadi
Pulmonology 19 years experience
Lung function tests: Pulmonary function tests is a term used to describe a group of tests done to determine lung function. Spirometry measures the amount of air that can ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Srinivas Mummadi
Pulmonology 19 years experience
Yes: Pleuritic pain( pain due to inflammation of pleura) can get transmitted to the shoulder tip sometimes if the diaphragm is involved. Sometimes the pain... Read More
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Srinivas Mummadi
Pulmonology 19 years experience
Yes: Acute renal failure can lead to increased volume ( salt& water) in the body . This can cause respiratory failure due to pulmonary edema( lungs become ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Srinivas Mummadi
Pulmonology 19 years experience
Yes: Chest tightness, shortness of breath, dry cough are considered classic symptoms of asthma. Please talk to your doctor regarding your symptoms.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Srinivas Mummadi
Pulmonology 19 years experience
Calcified granuloma: Evidence of old healed infection. Nothing to be worried. Tb quantiferon will be positive if our body has ever seen "tb bacteria". This is not evidence... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Srinivas Mummadi
Pulmonology 19 years experience
Rule out other cause: Fatigue is a well described component if sarcoidosis, it is a part of sarcoidosis penumbra( insomnia, fatigue and possible neuropathic symptoms) . Ple... Read More

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Thank you notes
Dec 16, 2012
Dr. Mummadi is an outstanding physician who cares deeply about his patients. He incorporates the best evidenced based medicine in his care of pulmonary and ICU patients.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Mummadi is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Mummadi is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! got my quantifer test positive but my father had tb Mdr 8 years ago now dr want me to take isoniazid for 1 year I didn't tell about my fathe
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thanks but you did not tell me ''is the calcification region' marks can be removed by medication or any diet so that it can not seen in xray
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! exceptionally good answer,thank you ever so much

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Armed Forces Medical College
Graduated 2003MD

Residency

University of Texas Medical Branch

Residency

University of Texas Medical Branch

Awards

Top Pulmonologist , First Place, Oregon - Winter
2013
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