Dr. John Ford Keppel MD Pulmonologist

Dr. John Keppel is a pulmonologist in Portland, Oregon. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Providence Portland Medical Center and Providence St. Vincent Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and has been in practice for 37 years. Dr. Keppel accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 15 doctors at Providence Portland Medical Center and one of 13 at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center who specialize in Pulmonary Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pulmonologist: General Pulmonary Medicine

Education & Medical Training

Case Western Reserve University, MetroHealth
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1973 - 1976

Oregon Health & Science University
Fellowship, Pulmonary Disease, 1976 - 1978

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Class of 1973

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 37 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 34 years in Pulmonary Disease

OR State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

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

Publications & Presentations

Surgery for second lung cancers.
Asaph, J. W., Keppel, J. F., Handy, J. R., Douville, E. C., Tsen, A. C., Ott, G. Y.

Median sternotomy versus thoracotomy to resect primary lung cancer: analysis of 815 cases.
Asaph, J. W., Handy, J. R., Grunkemeier, G. L., Douville, E. C., Tsen, A. C., Rogers, R. C., Keppel, J. F.

Midline sternotomy for the treatment of primary pulmonary neoplasms.
Asaph, J. W., Keppel, J. F.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Oregon CommunityCare
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Lifewise Health Plan of Oregon
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • Pacificare HMO
  • PacificSource Preferred PSN
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • Providence Health System Preferred PPO
  • Regence Oregon - Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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