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    Our specialized team of healthcare professionals combines personal, compassionate care with cutting edge treatments and innovative technology to improve the quality of life for our patients.

    When you choose Novant Health Pulmonary & Critical Care for your healthcare needs, you are choosing the highest-rated quality care delivered by pulmonologists with broad clinical responsibility in the detection and treatment of lung and breathing disorders, as well as the practice of critical care. Our nine physicians, as board-certified pulmonary medicine specialists, have completed training in the area of respiratory tract diseases and have passed very special examinations demonstrating that they have excellence in their field. They are experts in lung and breathing problems, as well as in building open, trusting relationships with patients.

    Pomerantz, Richard William, MD

    Affiliated with Novant Health
    4.75 out of 5 | 145 reviews
    Pulmonary Disease | Critical Care Medicine | Sleep Medicine
    Novant Health Pulmonary & Critical Care - Matthews
    (704) 384-9200
    Likelihood of your recommending this care provider to others
    Your confidence in this care provider
    Friendliness/courtesy of the care provider
    Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition
    Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries
    Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your treatment
    Degree to which care provider talked with you using words you could understand
    Amount of time the care provider spent with you
    Information the care provider gave you about medications (if any)
    Instructions the care provider gave you about follow-up care (if any)
    The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more about our survey process. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

    Novant Health Medical Group has earned the Press Ganey Seal of Integrity for having met scientifically rigorous standards for collecting and publicly reporting patient experience data. The Seal of Integrity affirms the validity of the organization's program and ensures that provider's performance ratings are objectively and accurately represented.

    Patient Comments 18 reviews
    April 27, 2019
    The Doctor was very nice and concerned about my problem.
    -Patient in CHARLOTTE, NC

    April 16, 2019
    Dr. P is a remarkable individual. He has a wonderful bedside manner as well as a terrific personality.He thinks outside the box for answers. I am privileged to have him as my physician.
    -Patient in CHARLOTTE, NC

    March 16, 2019
    Doctor and Staff excellent.
    -Patient in MATTHEWS, NC

    March 05, 2019
    the best
    -Patient in MONROE, NC

    February 19, 2019
    I felt like he made me feel like I was all that mattered during the time care provider was sat with me, no rushing, listening really caring about what I had to say, answering questions.
    -Patient in HEATH SPRINGS, SC

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    Practice locations
    Novant Health Pulmonary & Critical Care - Matthews
    (704) 384-9200
    Novant Health Pulmonary & Critical Care - Mint Hill
    (704) 384-9900

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    Medical School:
    Univ. of Toledo

    Ohio State University College of Medicine 1994

    Ohio State University College of Medicine 1996

    Ohio State University College of Medicine 1999

    Board Certifications:
    Pulmonary Disease, Crit Care
    Critical Care Medicine
    Sleep Medicine

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    Gender: Male