Dr. Akshay Sood MD Pulmonologist

Dr. Akshay Sood is a pulmonologist in Albuquerque, New Mexico and is affiliated with Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He received his medical degree from All India Institute of Medical Sciences and has been in practice for 16 years. He is one of 7 doctors at Veterans Affairs Medical Center who specialize in Pulmonary Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pulmonologist: General Pulmonary Medicine

Hospital Affiliation

Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Residency, Occupational Medicine, 1995 - 1997

St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1991 - 1994

All India Institute of Medical Sciences
Class of 1990

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Critical Care Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Pulmonary Disease

American Board of Preventive Medicine
Certified in Occupational Medicine

NM State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Spirometry and Health Status Worsen with Weight Gain in Obese but Improve in Normal-weight Smokers.
Sood, A.,Petersen, H.,Meek, P.,Tesfaigzi, Y.

Body Mass Index Is a Stronger Predictor than the Metabolic Syndrome for Future Asthma in Women. The Longitudinal CARDIA Study.
Assad, N.,Qualls, C.,Smith, L. J.,Arynchyn, A.,Thyagarajan, B.,Schuyler, M.,Jacobs, D. R.,Sood, A.

Adult-onset asthma becomes the dominant phenotype among women by age 40 years. the longitudinal CARDIA study.
Sood, A.,Qualls, C.,Schuyler, M.,Arynchyn, A.,Alvarado, J. H.,Smith, L. J.,Jacobs, D. R.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS New Mexico PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Presbyterian Commercial
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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