Dr. Bekele Afessa MD Pulmonologist

Dr. Bekele Afessa is a pulmonologist in Rochester, Minnesota. He received his medical degree from University of Athens and has been in practice for 32 years.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pulmonologist: General Pulmonary Medicine

Education & Medical Training

Howard University
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1983 - 1987

Howard University
Fellowship, Pulmonary Disease, 1987 - 1989

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Fellowship, Critical Care Medicine, 1990 - 1991

University of Athens
Class of 1982

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

FL State Medical License
Active through 2013

MN State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Comparison of APACHE III, APACHE IV, SAPS 3, and MPM0III and influence of resuscitation status on model performance.
Keegan, M. T.,Gajic, O.,Afessa, B.

Progression of organ failure in patients approaching brain stem death.
Lytle, F. T.,Afessa, B.,Keegan, M. T.

Physician staffing models and patient safety in the ICU.
Gajic, O.,Afessa, B.

See all 5 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref
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