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Second pulmonologist joining AMH medical staff

Paul Eckerle, MD, a board-certified pulmonologist with the BJC Medical Group, will soon be starting office hours in Alton. Dr. Eckerle’s office is located in Suite 220 of Medical Office Building A on the Alton Memorial Hospital campus.

Eckerle is joining Dr. Jasser Asif, a fellow pulmonologist who started in the same office earlier in August. Eckerle specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of respiratory system disorders. Patients of all ages can visit him for treatment of a wide variety of conditions that affect the lungs and respiratory system, including COPD, asthma, interstitial lung disease, lung cancer, pulmonary hypertension and much more. Eckerle also offers outpatient procedures for the diagnosis of respiratory diseases.

Eckerle earned his medical degree from Saint Louis University School of Medicine. He then went on to complete his internship and residency with the Indiana University Department of Internal Medicine. After residency, Dr. Eckerle also completed a fellowship in Pulmonology, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine with Saint Louis University.

Originally from St. Louis,  Eckerle enjoys spending time with his wife and children.

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