Our Physician Profile series features different medical professionals in the One to One Personal Physician Network so you can get to know the doctors and nurses who care for our area’s employees and families.
This month, we introduce board-certified pulmonologist Dr. Michael Czarnecki from Pulmonary & Critical Care Consultants of Chattanooga.
Q: What is your area of specialty?
A: Pulmonary care
Q: In what medical group or practice do you work?
A: Pulmonary & Critical Care Consultants of Chattanooga
Q: Why did you become a doctor/ why did you choose your area of specialty?
A: I love breathing
Q: What’s the one thing you wish all your patients knew?
A: I have a personal connection to cancer
Q: What’s your favorite form of exercise?
A: Rounding on my patients in the hospital
Q: What is your top recommendation for nutrition/ or healthy lifestyle changes?
A: Do what you enjoy
Q: What are you reading now?
A: "How To Be A Better Doctor"
Q: What is your favorite thing about Chattanooga?
A: Peer connections
Q: How would you describe your personality in three words?
A: Care for you
Q: What’s one thing people might be surprised to learn about you?
A: I have military experience
To contact Dr. Czarnecki or other One to One network providers, take advantage of our physician directory.
Dr. Czarnecki recommends doing things you love to stay active, but if you don’t have time for Zumba at lunch, read 4 Ways to Increase Steps During the Workday for tips on moving more at work.