KRMC welcomes Pulmonary and Critical Care Specialist to Kingman Pulmonary Associates

Written by The Bee

August 17, 2020

Kingman Regional Medical Center (KRMC) is pleased to welcome Ordessia Charran, MD, to our medical staff.

As a physician specializing in Pulmonary and Critical Care medicine, Dr. Charran cares for patients in the hospital’s ICU (intensive care unit) with a variety of conditions, including acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), septic shock, diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), seizures and other critical illness.

Dr. Charran also sees patients at Kingman Pulmonary Associates, treating conditions including asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), interstitial lung disease, pulmonary fibrosis, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolism, pulmonary nodules, lung cancer and other lung diseases.

Dr. Charran earned her doctorate from St. George’s University School of Medicine. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Georgetown University Hospital/MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC. She then completed a Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship at Mount Sinai St Luke’s/ Roosevelt and Beth Israel hospitals in New York City. She practiced there for three years before relocating to Arizona.

Communication is key in Dr. Charran’s approach. She believes in teaching patients and families about their conditions and medications, empowering them to take charge of their health. She practices evidence-based medicine and keeps pace with the latest innovations in Pulmonary and Critical Care medicine.

About Kingman Regional Medical Center

(KRMC) is a 235-bed multi-campus health care system in Kingman, Arizona that employs over 1,900 employees, 150 volunteers, and 270 physicians/allied health professionals. KRMC is the largest provider of health and wellness services in northwestern Arizona. It is home to an advanced imaging center, cancer center, cardiovascular center, rehabilitation and balance center, wound care center, sleep disorders center, acute rehabilitation specialty hospital, primary and specialty care clinics, hospice home, and beautiful wellness center. KRMC is also a teaching hospital offering residencies in emergency medicine and family medicine and a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. The hospital received the Arizona Innovation Award for its efforts to proactively enhance healthcare in a rural community. The hospital’s vision is to provide the region’s best clinical care and patient service through an environment that fosters respect for others and pride in performance.

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