Sanford Pulmonary Medicine Seeing Patients at Brookings Health’s Outreach Clinic

Posted: 3/1/2016

Dr. Ashraf ElshamiSanford Pulmonary Medicine Clinic now performs outreach at Brookings Health System’s specialty outreach clinic. Pulmonologists Dr. Ashraf Elshami and Dr. David Thomas see patients monthly in Brookings.

Sanford Pulmonary Medicine Clinic’s physicians specialize in diagnosing and treating respiratory tract and lung diseases. They help patients manage conditions such as asthma, pneumonia, tuberculosis and emphysema as well as sleep disorders. They are able to order sleep studies for patients at Brookings Health System’s sleep diagnostics facility.

Dr. Elshami attended Temple University in Philadelphia. He performed his residency at the University of Pennsylvania and his fellowship in pulmonary disease and critical care medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, both in Philadelphia. He is certified by the American College of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Internal Medicine in pulmonary medicine and critical care medicine.

Dr. David ThomasDr. Thomas attended the University of Colorado in Aurora, Col. He performed his residency and fellowship at Fitzsimons Army Medical Center in Aurora, Col. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in pulmonary medicine, critical care medicine, and sleep medicine.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Elshami or Dr. Thomas, please contact Sanford Pulmonary Medicine Clinic at (605) 328-8900 or toll free at (866) 808-5242. No referral is required.

About Brookings Health System

Brookings Health System, located in Brookings, South Dakota, includes a 49-bed hospital, the 79-bed The Neighborhoods at Brookview nursing home, Brookhaven Estates senior living apartments, Yorkshire Eye Clinic, Arlington Medical Center, White Medical Clinic and Volga Medical Clinic. It is a non-profit, city-owned facility that offers the community a full range of inpatient, outpatient, surgical and extended care services. The emergency room is staffed 24 hours a day and provides around the clock patient needs ranging from minor injuries to life threatening crises. For more information about the services offered at Brookings Health System, please call (605) 696-9000 or visit us on the Web at brookingshealth.org.