Ricardo Abreu, MD
As a distinguished physician specializing in pulmonary and sleep medicine in the Rio Grande Valley, Dr. Ricardo Abreu is committed to providing exceptional care and innovative treatment options for his patients.
With his extensive expertise in the management of advanced COPD, Dr. Abreu offers specialized procedures such as endobronchial valve placement for lung volume reduction. This minimally invasive technique helps improve lung function by reducing hyperinflation and enhancing respiratory efficiency. By selectively blocking airflow to diseased lung regions, the valves promote better airflow distribution and alleviate symptoms associated with advanced COPD.
Additionally, Dr. Abreu is proficient in performing medical pleuroscopy procedures for the diagnosis and management of recurring pleural effusion. This advanced technique allows for a thorough examination of the pleural space using a flexible endoscope. By visualizing and obtaining samples from the pleural cavity, Dr. Abreu can accurately diagnose and treat pleural effusion, offering patients targeted and effective care.
Dr. Abreu’s comprehensive approach to patient care extends beyond these specialized procedures. He remains dedicated to providing personalized treatment plans, tailored to each patient’s unique needs and medical history. His expertise in pulmonary and sleep medicine, combined with a patient-centered philosophy, ensures that individuals receive the highest level of care and attention.
Conveniently located in the Rio Grande Valley, Dr. Ricardo Abreu’s practice welcomes patients seeking expert respiratory and sleep care. Whether you require advanced management for COPD or need assistance with recurring pleural effusion, Dr. Abreu and his compassionate team are here to guide you through your healthcare journey.