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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.













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.




Services offered at the RCEK  include the following:


  • Department of Labor Physicals and Diagnostic Exams

  • NIOSH Certified X-Ray

  • NIOSH Certified B-Reading

  • Spirometry Testing

  • Lung Function Testing

  • Metabolic/CPX Testing

  • Pulmonary Rehab

  • Much More!



Hours Of Operation

Monday:          8:30 to 5:00

Tuesday :         8:30 to 12:30

Wednesday:    8:30 to 8:00

Thursday:        8:30 to 5:00

Friday:              8:30 to 1:00

On full operating days 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM there will be a lunch break from

12:30 PM to 1:30 PM.


For more information please contact the Respiratory Department by

Calling  606-633-4871 and ask to be directed to the Respiratory Clinic!

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

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Devin Whitt, APRN

Dr. Mahmood Alam, MD

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