ALTON — Saint Anthony’s Health Center continues to bring full-time medical specialists to the area, the latest a pulmonologist: Dr. Umer Siddiqui.
As the newest member of Saint Anthony’s Physician Group, Siddiqui specializes in pulmonary medicine — or lung disorders — including COPD, asthma, emphysema, pneumonia, pulmonary hypertension, lung cancer, sarcoidosis, chronic cough and sleep apnea.
Siddiqui will start seeing patients on Wednesday, Oct. 1, in his practice on the third floor of Saint Anthony’s Health Center. To make an appointment with Siddiqui, call (618) 463-0248.
Siddiqui grew up in west St. Louis County. After completing his medical degree, he served as chief resident and completed a pulmonary fellowship at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. Prior to his fellowship, he was an internal medicine physician in the Alton area. For the last several years, he worked in pulmonary medicine with the Mercy Clinic.
Siddiqui is board-certified in both internal medicine and pulmonary disease.
Saint Anthony’s Physician Group includes the following primary care physicians and specialists:
Family Practice: Kevin Boyd, D.O.; Michael Klein, M.D.; Priya Kumaraguru, M.D.; Yusuf Mohyuddin, M.D.; Manju Ramchandani, M.D.
Internal Medicine: Edward Blair Jr., M.D.; Colin Butterfield, M.D.; Courtney McFarlin, PA-C; Billie Vincent, ANP-BC
Endocrinology: Saima Ali, M.D.
Ear, Nose and Throat/Otolaryngology: Keith Bonacquisti, M.D.; Philip Kannel, D.O.; Elaine Rynders, PA
Gastroenterology: Naeem Aslam, M.D.; Mark Klucka, D.O.; Shona Quick, F.N.P.-B.C.
Neurology: Karna Sherwood, M.D.
Pain Management: Monika Buckley, PA-C Podiatric Surgery: John Lindsay, D.P.M. Rheumatology: Romila Aslam, M.D.
Medical Oncology and Hematology: Kevin Palka, M.D.; Manpreet Sandhu, M.D.
Pulmonology: Umer Siddiqui, M.D.
Radiation Oncology: James Piephoff, M.D.
Surgery: Emily Albright, M.D.; Michael Bonebrake, M.D.; Paul Loethen, M.D.
Urology: Soo Il Cho, M.D.
Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine: Charles Halbeck, D.O.
For more information about physicians with Saint Anthony’s Physician Group, visit www. sahc.org, or call (618) 462-2222.