Dr. Aklilu Mersha Degene MD Pulmonologist

Dr. Aklilu Degene is a pulmonologist in Harrisonburg, Virginia and is affiliated with Rockingham Memorial Hospital. He received his medical degree from Jimma University College of Public Health and Medical Sciences and has been in practice for 23 years. He is one of 5 doctors at Rockingham Memorial Hospital who specialize in Pulmonary Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pulmonologist: General Pulmonary Medicine

Hospital Affiliation

Rockingham Memorial Hospital
High performing in Pulmonology

Education & Medical Training

New York Medical College
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1999 - 2002

SUNY Stony Brook University Hospital & Medical Center
Fellowship, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, 2002 - 2005

Jimma University College of Public Health and Medical Sciences
Class of 1991

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Gastroenterology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Transplant Hepatology

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Clues to VIP function from knockout mice.
Hamidi, S. A., Szema, A. M., Lyubsky, S., Dickman, K. G., Degene, A., Mathew, S. M., Waschek, J. A., Said, S. I.

A case of hypercapnic respiratory failure.
Baram, D., Degene, A., Amin, M., Bilfinger, T., Smaldone, G.

Insurances Accepted

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • ODS Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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