Dr. James R Yankaskas MD Pulmonologist

Dr. James Yankaskas is a pulmonologist in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and is affiliated with University of North Carolina Hospitals. He received his medical degree from University of Connecticut School of Medicine and has been in practice for 36 years. He is one of 15 doctors at University of North Carolina Hospitals who specialize in Pulmonary Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pulmonologist: General Pulmonary Medicine

Hospital Affiliation

University of North Carolina Hospitals
High performing in Pulmonology

Education & Medical Training

University of North Carolina Hospitals
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1978 - 1981

Duke University Hospital
Fellowship, Allergy and Immunology, 1981 - 1982

University of North Carolina Hospitals
Fellowship, Pulmonary Disease, 1982 - 1984

University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Class of 1978

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

NC State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Persistent Left Superior Vena Cava Identified During Central Line Placement: A Case Report.
Fares, W.H., Birchard, K.R., Yankaskas, J.R.

Classifying severity of cystic fibrosis lung disease using longitudinal pulmonary function data.
Schluchter, M.D., Konstan, M.W., Drumm, M.L., Yankaskas, J.R., Knowles, M.R.

Massive hemoptysis in cystic fibrosis.
Flume, P.A., Yankaskas, J.R., Ebeling, M., Hulsey, T., Clark, L.L.

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Insurances Accepted

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