Dr. Kathleen M Akgun MD Pulmonologist

Dr. Kathleen Akgun is a pulmonologist in New Haven, Connecticut. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Bridgeport Hospital and Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System. She received her medical degree from Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and has been in practice for 13 years. She is one of 15 doctors at Bridgeport Hospital and one of 13 at Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System who specialize in Pulmonary Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pulmonologist: General Pulmonary Medicine

Education & Medical Training

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2001 - 2004

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Fellowship, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, 2004 - 2008

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Class of 2001

Publications & Presentations

Association of Chronic Cough and Pulmonary Function with 6-Minute Walk Test Performance in HIV Infection.
Campo, M.,Oursler, K. K.,Huang, L.,Goetz, M.,Rimland, D.,Hoo, G. S.,Brown, S.,Rodriguez-Barradas, M.,Au, D.,Akgün, K. M.,Shahrir, S.,Crothers, K.

Patterns of Opiate, Benzodiazepine, and Antipsychotic Drug Dosing in Older Patients in a Medical Intensive Care Unit.
Pisani, M. A.,Bramley, K.,Vest, M. T.,Akgün, K. M.,Araujo, K. L.,Murphy, T. E.

Sex disparities in overall burden of disease among HIV-infected individuals in the Veterans Affairs healthcare system.
Blackstock, O. J.,Tate, J. P.,Akgün, K. M.,Crystal, S.,Duggal, M.,Edelman, E. J.,Gibert, C. L.,Gordon, K. S.,Rimland, D.,Rodriguez-Barradas, M. C.,Wang, E. A.,Fiellin, D. A.,Justice, A. C.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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