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Dr. Kai Saukkonen, MD

Critical Care Medicine*
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36 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Kai Saukkonen, MD

Dr. Kai Saukkonen, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Boston, MA. They specialize in Critical Care Medicine, has 36 years of experience, and is board certified in Critical Care Medicine. They graduated from Thomas Jefferson University and is affiliated with Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Brigham And Women's Hospital, Salem Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Saukkonen an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Saukkonen works at Practice in Boston, MA. They frequently treat conditions like Shortness of Breath, Bronchiectasis and Asthma along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Saukkonen's Office Locations

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    Massachusetts General Hospital
    55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (617) 726-1721

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  • Newton-Wellesley Hospital
  • Brigham And Women's Hospital
  • Salem Hospital
  • Massachusetts General Hospital

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Shortness of Breath
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Asthma
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COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Interstitial Lung Disease
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Barrett's Esophagus
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Rib Fracture
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Secondary Malignancies
Swine Flu
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Tracheitis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Ulcerative Colitis
Viral Infection
Wegener's Granulomatosis
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Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
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    About Dr. Kai Saukkonen, MD

    Specialties*
    • Critical Care Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 36 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1235112277
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Critical Care Medicine and Pulmonary Disease
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Saukkonen has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Saukkonen has seen patients for Shortness of Breath, Bronchiectasis and Asthma, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Saukkonen on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    4 patients have reviewed Dr. Saukkonen. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Saukkonen.

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