Pulmonary Disease

Welcome to CoreMed Plus, your trusted healthcare provider specializing in comprehensive care for individuals dealing with pulmonary diseases. We understand how pulmonary diseases can impact your respiratory health and overall well-being. At CoreMed Plus, we are committed to providing exceptional care and support to help you manage and overcome the challenges associated with pulmonary diseases.

Pulmonary diseases encompass a wide range of conditions that affect the respiratory system and the function of the lungs. These conditions may include chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, pulmonary fibrosis, pneumonia, lung cancer, and more. Each condition presents its unique challenges, symptoms, and treatment requirements.

At CoreMed Plus, our experienced team of healthcare professionals specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of pulmonary diseases. We recognize that each individual’s situation is unique, and we provide personalized care plans tailored to your specific needs.

Our approach to pulmonary disease management starts with a thorough evaluation, including a comprehensive medical history review, physical examination, and diagnostic tests. These evaluations help us accurately diagnose your condition and develop a personalized treatment plan.

Our healthcare professionals are skilled in the latest advancements in pulmonary medicine and utilize evidence-based treatments to effectively manage pulmonary diseases. We offer a range of services, including medication management, inhalation therapy, oxygen therapy, pulmonary rehabilitation programs, and counseling on lifestyle modifications to improve respiratory health.

At CoreMed Plus, we prioritize patient education and empowerment. We strive to ensure that you understand your condition, treatment options, and self-care strategies. Our healthcare professionals take the time to answer your questions, address your concerns, and provide ongoing support throughout your journey.

We believe in a collaborative approach to healthcare, and we work closely with you to develop a partnership focused on achieving optimal respiratory health. We value your input and actively involve you in the decision-making process, ensuring that your preferences and goals are considered in your personalized care plan.

CoreMed Plus is dedicated to providing exceptional care for individuals with pulmonary diseases. Our compassionate healthcare professionals are committed to improving your respiratory health, enhancing your quality of life, and supporting you every step of the way.

If you are seeking comprehensive care and support for your pulmonary disease, CoreMed Plus is here for you. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and take the first step toward effective management of your pulmonary condition. Let us be your trusted partner in your journey toward better respiratory health.

What is Pulmonary Disease

Pulmonary disease, also known as lung disease, refers to a group of conditions that affect the respiratory system and the function of the lungs. These diseases can affect the airways, lung tissue, blood vessels, or a combination of these components, leading to impaired breathing, reduced lung capacity, and various respiratory symptoms. Pulmonary diseases encompass a wide range of conditions, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, pulmonary fibrosis, pneumonia, lung cancer, and many others.

Here are some key aspects of pulmonary diseases:

  1. Causes and Risk Factors: Pulmonary diseases can have various causes and risk factors. Some lung diseases, such as COPD and lung cancer, are often linked to tobacco smoking or exposure to secondhand smoke. Occupational exposure to certain chemicals, dust, or pollutants can also contribute to the development of lung diseases. Other factors, including genetic predisposition, infections, environmental factors, and underlying health conditions, may also play a role in the development of pulmonary diseases.
  2. Symptoms: Symptoms of pulmonary diseases can vary depending on the specific condition and its severity. Common symptoms include coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath, chest pain or tightness, fatigue, frequent respiratory infections, and coughing up blood or mucus. These symptoms can significantly impact an individual’s daily life, physical activity, and overall well-being.
  3. Diagnosis: Diagnosing pulmonary diseases typically involves a combination of medical history evaluation, physical examination, and diagnostic tests. Healthcare professionals may perform lung function tests, such as spirometry, to assess lung capacity and airflow. Imaging studies like X-rays, CT scans, or MRI scans can help visualize the structure of the lungs and detect any abnormalities. Additional tests, such as blood tests, bronchoscopy, or lung biopsies, may be conducted to gather more detailed information about the condition.
  4. Treatment: The treatment of pulmonary diseases depends on the specific diagnosis, severity of symptoms, and individual factors. Treatment plans are designed to alleviate symptoms, slow down disease progression, improve lung function, and enhance overall quality of life. Treatment options may include medications to manage symptoms and reduce inflammation, bronchodilators to open airways, oxygen therapy, pulmonary rehabilitation programs to improve lung function and physical endurance, and in some cases, surgical interventions or lung transplantation.
  5. Prevention and Management: Prevention and management strategies are crucial for pulmonary diseases. Avoiding tobacco smoke and minimizing exposure to environmental pollutants or occupational hazards can significantly reduce the risk of developing lung diseases. Vaccinations, such as influenza and pneumonia vaccines, are recommended to protect against respiratory infections. For individuals with existing pulmonary diseases, lifestyle modifications, adherence to prescribed medications, regular medical follow-ups, and engaging in pulmonary rehabilitation programs are essential for disease management and maintaining optimal lung function.

At CoreMed Plus, we understand the impact of pulmonary diseases on individuals’ lives and overall well-being. Our team of healthcare professionals provides comprehensive care, including accurate diagnosis, personalized treatment plans, symptom management, and ongoing support. We work closely with our patients to optimize lung health, enhance respiratory function, and improve their quality of life.

If you are experiencing respiratory symptoms or have concerns about your lung health, don’t hesitate to reach out to CoreMed Plus for expert evaluation and care. Our dedicated healthcare professionals are here to provide the support and guidance you need to manage pulmonary diseases effectively and live a healthy, active life.

Meet Dr. Mark Richter

I grew up in Florida as the oldest of five sons. After earning my degree from the University of Florida, I pursued my medical education in the Dominican Republic. In 1988, I began my Family Practice Residency at the “old” Pontiac General Hospital. I have been providing medical care to the same community since 1991, first in Waterford and later at our current location in White Lake, where I continue to practice today. I take pride in being board certified by the American Academy of Family Physicians and remain committed to Primary Care. 

I am passionate about promoting a healthy lifestyle, including a proper “balanced” diet, exercise, exposure to healthy outdoor activities, and achieving work-life balance. I married my Medical School Sweetheart, Barbara, and we are fortunate to have two adult children and a granddaughter. We have been residents of Oakland County since 1988 and enjoy all that Michigan has to offer.

Meet Briahnnon Long NP-BC

Briahnnon Long, NP-BC, graduated from Oakland University in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and worked as a nurse in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. She then pursued her Master of Science in Nursing. She graduated from The University of Michigan Flint in 2020 and became board certified by The American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Family Nurse Practitioner. 

She works in the acute care setting as a hospitalist and in the subacute care setting at a skilled nursing facility. She has special interests in health and wellness, preventative medicine, and chronic care management in the primary care setting. She loves being outdoors, cheering on her husband and two children in hockey, and camping and boating in the summer. 

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If you’re ready to take charge of your health and embark on a journey toward a healthier, happier life, we invite you to contact us today. Our compassionate and knowledgeable staff is excited to take your call and help you on your health journey. We will work closely with you to develop a customized treatment plan that is right for you and provide the support and care you need every step of the way.

Don’t let health concerns hold you back – contact CoreMed Plus today and let us help you achieve optimal health and wellness. We look forward to hearing from you and helping you achieve a healthier, happier life.

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    Dr. Mark Richter Bio

    I grew up in Florida as the oldest of five sons. After earning my degree from the University of Florida, I pursued my medical education in the Dominican Republic. In 1988, I began my Family Practice Residency at the “old” Pontiac General Hospital. I have been providing medical care to the same community since 1991, first in Waterford and later at our current location in White Lake, where I continue to practice today. I take pride in being board certified by the American Academy of Family Physicians and remain committed to Primary Care. I am passionate about promoting a healthy lifestyle, including a proper “balanced” diet, exercise, exposure to healthy outdoor activities, and achieving work-life balance. I married my Medical School Sweetheart, Barbara, and we are fortunate to have two adult children and a granddaughter. We have been residents of Oakland County since 1988 and enjoy all that Michigan has to offer.