Treatment & Services
- Critical Care Medicine
- Diagnosing Asthma
- Oxygen Therapy
- Pulmonary Function Testing
- Pulmonary Medicine
- Treating Asthma With Bronchodilators
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
- Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD)
- Lung Cancer
- Lung Mass
- Lung Nodules
- Pulmonary Disease
- Pulmonary Embolism
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Madison, WI USA
Residency - Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
Newark, NJ USA
Medical Education - University of the Philippines College of Medicine
Malate, Manila 1000, Philippines
- Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease
- Internal Medicine
- Internal Medicine - Critical Care Medicine
Critical Care Specialists; Pulmonologists
Research & Publications
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53 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
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13 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Dec 14, 2022
Dr Rugala exceeded my expections because he looked at my lymphedema problem I have and explained it all to me and ordered more meds for my nebulizer breathing machine. Had testing done by AMBER, very kind and patient with me going thru the breathing testing/.
Reviewed on Nov 22, 2022
Dr. Regala is generous in his explanations
Reviewed on Oct 31, 2022
Very nice doctor
Reviewed on Oct 31, 2022
Very comfortable with the doctor
Reviewed on Sep 29, 2022
This was the best meeting I ever had with Dr. Regala. He was very concerned about my current condition & listened to every word my medical POA had to say. He understands how confused I get & the need for my POA
Reviewed on Sep 8, 2022
Dr. Regala was excellent in explaining a new inhaler I could try and how to properly maintain my well controlled asthma.
Reviewed on Aug 22, 2022
My provider my doctor was excellent he explained everything to me where I could understand I just love him
Reviewed on Jun 20, 2022
Doc Rugala is best by far lung doc I have ever seen , shows concern, wants to help me breathe better, is patient,suggests new methods to me on controlling my asthma.. Listens to my issues and offers top notch advice..
Reviewed on May 6, 2022
The doctor was very thorough and courteous.
Reviewed on May 4, 2022
Dr Regala is hands down the best doctor I have dealt within the Cleveland Clinic system.
Reviewed on Apr 4, 2022
Doctor Regala has always been a great doctor for me
Reviewed on Mar 17, 2022
Dr did thorough exam with co.plete bloodwork
Reviewed on Mar 14, 2022
I have had no bad experience. Dr. Regala is very comfortable to be with. Patient with questions, clear and precise with diagnosis explanations, and pleasant to chit-chat with.
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