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Respiratory Clinics of Eastern Kentucky


Respiratory Clinics of Eastern Kentucky has been in operation since 1983 and is a charter member of the National Black Lung Coalition. The clinic strives to minimize the effects of pulmonary impairment, not only from coal workers pneumoconiosis but other pulmonary disorders as well. 

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Dr. Mahmood Alam


The RCEK is under the direction of Dr. Mahmood Alam, MD, certified Pulmonologist with over 24 years of experience in Pulmonary treatment for coal workers pneumoconiosis.

Devin Whitt is a Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, APRN. She works alongside Dr. Alam providing care throughout Eastern Kentucky for coal miners and others alike.

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Devin Whitt


Services offered at the RCEK

Depart of Labor Physicals and Diagnostic Exams

NIOSH Certified X-Ray

NIOSH Certified B-Reading

Spirometry Testing

Lung Function Testing

Metabolic/CPX Testing

Pulmonary Rehab

And much more!

Hours of Operation


 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM


8:30 AM to 12:30 PM

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM


8:30 AM to 5:00 PM


8:30 AM to 1:00 PM

On full operating days 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM lunch breaks are from 12:30 to 1:30.

For more information, please call this number and ask to be directed to the Respiratory Clinic.


Check out our Respiratory Clinics of Eastern Kentucky outreach Transit - honoring those who work and have worked in the coal industry.

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