Treatment & Services
- Advanced Diagnostic Bronchoscopy
- Cancer Center
- Endotracheal Intubation
- Interventional Pulmonary Medicine
- Lung Cancer
- Screening and Testing
- Therapeutic (flexible Or Rigid) Bronchoscopy
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Benign And Malignant Central Airway Diseases
- Carcinoid Syndrome
- Endobronchial Manifestations Of Systemic Diseases
- Lung Abscess
- Lung Cancer
- Lung Nodules
- Malignant Mesothelioma
- Pleural Effusion
- Pulmonary Disease
- Tracheoesophageal Fistula
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX USA
Graduate School - Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, PA USA
Fellowship - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Philadelphia, PA USA
Residency - Albert Einstein Medical Center
Philadelphia, PA USA
Residency - Walter Cantidio University Hospital Federal University of Ceara
Medical Education - Federal University of Ceara School of Medicine
- Interventional Bronchoscopic Procedures training, Thoracic Endoscopy Unit of the Sainte Marguerite University Hospital, Marseille, France
- Interventional Pulmonology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
- Chief Medical Resident, Albert Einstein Medical Center/Frankford Hospitals-Torresdale, Philadelphia, PA
- Director: Interventional Pulmonary Medicine Fellowship Training Program, Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Respiratory Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
- Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease
Benign and malignant central airway diseases, carcinoid syndrome, endobronchial manifestations of systemic diseases, lung abscess, lung cancer, lung nodules, pleural effusion, tracheoesophageal fistula, tracheomalacia
Awards & Honors
- Teacher of the Year 2011 - Awarded by the Department of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, Respiratory Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
- Best Doctors 2015, 2016, 2017, Cleveland Magazine
- American College of Physicians
- American College of Chest Physicians
- American Thoracic Society
- American Association of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology
- World Association for Bronchology
- Association of Interventional Pulmonology Program Directors
Research & Publications
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31 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
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Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
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|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.9|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.9|
6 Patient Comments
Reviewed on May 11, 2022
Dr Almeida is the best hard working and very caring dr.
Reviewed on Feb 16, 2022
Dr. Alemedia was THE NICEST Doctor I have ever been to. He took his time answering & explaining every thing to us. He also "saved" me from an unwanted & unnecessary Biopsy.He Is my Hero!!
Reviewed on Feb 2, 2022
I have been seeing Dr. Almeida since November 2014. He is THE healthcare provider I trust the most.
Reviewed on Dec 15, 2021
Dr Almeida is very kind, respectful and caring of his patients. He shows and discusses with you all lab results, CT scans and plan of care for my understanding as well as my family. He shows patience and is willing to repeat as needed. This is so important since I am hard of hearing. I would recommend him highly.
Reviewed on Dec 1, 2021
Dr Almeida is awesome
Reviewed on Sep 8, 2021
Can't say enough about the excellence of this doctor in every way. He is probably the best doctor with whom I have ever interacted. He is thorough, patient and kind. He focuses on a plan and follows up on my chart or with a phone call re test results. A+
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