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Dr. Alan Bakst, MD

Pulmonary Disease*
4.0 (21)
Map Pin Small Lake Worth, FL
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Alan Bakst, MD

Dr. Alan Bakst, MD is a Pulmonologist in Lake Worth, FL. They graduated from University of Witwatersrand and is affiliated with HCA Florida JFK Hospital. Dr. Bakst, completed a residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Patients rated Dr. Bakst an average 4.0 star rating.

Dr. Bakst works at Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Disorders Institute of South Florida in Lake Worth, FL. They frequently treat conditions like Pneumonia, Sleep Apnea and Respiratory Failure along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Bakst's Office Locations

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    Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Disorders Institute of South Florida
    5401 S Congress Ave Ste 204, Lake Worth, FL 33462 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (561) 967-4118
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 16:00

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  • HCA Florida JFK Hospital

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Rheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Rib Fracture
Sarcoidosis
Sleep Disorders
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Ventral Hernia
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
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Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
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    About Dr. Alan Bakst, MD

    Specialties*
    • Pulmonary Disease

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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1275580185
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of Maryland
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    Residency
    Internship
    • Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Witwatersrand
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease and Sleep Medicine
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Alan Bakst, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Bakst is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Bakst has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Bakst works at Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Disorders Institute of South Florida in Lake Worth, FL. View the full address on Dr. Bakst’s profile.

    Dr. Bakst has seen patients for Pneumonia, Sleep Apnea and Respiratory Failure, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Bakst on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    21 patients have reviewed Dr. Bakst. The overall rating for this provider is 4.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Bakst.

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