Seniors' Health

Cardiac Arrest Patient Thanks CentraCare Team Who Saved His Life
Bruce Turnquist of Milaca doesn’t remember much from when he went into cardiac arrest in July 2023. Now that he’s home, he’s taking time to soak in all that happened to him and to express appreciation to those who helped save his life.

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Welcome to Alireza Nathani, DO

CentraCare – River Campus Clinic Pulmonary Medicine welcomes Alireza Nathani, DO, to its team. He says, “Through a new partnership between CentraCare and the University of Minnesota Physicians, I will bring advanced, interventional pulmonology services locally, allowing patients to remain closer to home.”

Clinical interests for Dr. Nathani include lung nodule evaluation, endobronchial valves for COPD, chest tube placement, lung biopsies, thoracentesis, medical pleuroscopy for pleural effusion, management of critically ill patients and complex airway diseases requiring debulking or stent placement.

Dr. Nathani recently completed an interventional pulmonology fellowship at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. He has also completed fellowships in pulmonology and critical Care at Texas A&M School of Medicine in Temple, Texas, and in clinical ultrasound at University of Texas, McGovern Medical School, in Houston. His residency was in internal medicine at Albany Medical College, Albany, New York.