South Texas Regional Medical Center (STRMC) is proud to announce the opening of Atascosa Pulmonary & Sleep Associates (APSA), lead by experienced pulmonologist, Gustavo A. Ferreira, M.D. He is board-certified in pulmonary diseases and internal medicine.
Atascosa Pulmonary & Sleep Associates
Atascosa Pulmonary & Sleep Associates offers a full range of pulmonary care like that of big-city practices. But the difference is that APSA is only a short drive away, conveniently located on the second floor of the Steinle Medical Office Building at STRMC. Dr. Ferreira specializes in treatment of pulmonary disorders such as: asthma, allergies, pulmonary disease, and sleep disorders. APSA’s complete scope of patient services includes:
- Lung Disease
- Lung Cancer
- Critical Care
- Sleep Disorders
- Sleep Apnea
- Pulmonary Function Testing
APSA Contact & Patient Service Information
To schedule an appointment or ask for assistance regarding insurance coverage, please call Laura Escobar, APSA Office Manager.
Phone: 830-769-2772 or (APSA)
1901 Hwy.97E, Suite 220
Second Floor of the Steinle Medical Offiice Building
Qualifications & Experience
Dr. Ferreira received his Doctorate of Medicine from Escuela Colombiana de Medicina in Bogota, Colombia. After his graduation, he moved to the United States to fulfill a medical residency in the areas of Internal Medicine at Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center in New York. Following his residency, Dr. Ferreira completed his fellowship in Pulmonary Disease at Bronx Lebanon’s Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Over the past 25 years, Dr. Ferreira has garnered medical experience throughout the United States and abroad. He relocates to Atascosa County with his wife and two children from Miramar Pembroke Pines, Florida.
While in Florida, Dr. Ferreira’s scope of practice included outpatient, inpatient, intensive care and sleep disorder treatment. This is the first opportunity for Dr. Ferreira to reside in Atascosa County; however, he is no stranger to South Texas. During the years of 2002-2005, he worked in the cities of Brownsville and Alice specializing in pulmonary care.
Dr. Ferreira looks forward to the opportunity to provide reliable and experienced pulmonary care to the citizens of Atascosa County on a permanent, fulltime basis. Dr. Ferreira’s addition to the medical community will ensure that more residents “breathe easy” as allergy season approaches. Additionally, South Texas Regional Medical Center’s Intensive Care Unit will benefit from 24 hour coverage and expanded services for their patients in need of critical pulmonary care.
Atascosa Pulmonary & Sleep Associates is located at 1901 Hwy.97E, Suite 220, second floor of the Steinle Medical Office Building. To learn more about APSA or to schedule an appointment, please call 830-769-APSA (2772).