Byron T. Westerfield, M.D.
Commonwealth Respiratory Consultants
1025 Monarch Street - Suite 180
Lexington, KY 40513
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Dr. Byron T. Westerfield is Medical Director of Commonwealth Respiratory Consultants, a medical practice devoted to evaluation of individuals for occupational lung disease. Dr. Westerfield is an independent medical examiner and is objective in assessment of claimants for attorneys, insurance companies and state and federal government. Evaluations are directed at any kind of respiratory injury including asbestosis, coal workers' pneumoconiosis, silicosis, occupational asthma and other toxic inhalations.

NIOSH B Reading interpretation of chest radiographs referred for asbestos screening or workers' compensation in Black Lung, Asbestosis, Silicosis or other inhalational injury. One week turn around offered on interpretation of chest x-rays.

Commonwealth Respiratory Consultants offers complete Pulmonary Function Studies and overreads or review of spirometry testing from outside facilities is available. This can be from large occupational screening in respiratory surveillance programs or individual spirometry studies.

  Byron T. Westerfield, M.D.
NIOSH Certified B Reader
1991, 1995, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2011, 2015, 2019-2023

Board Certified Pulmonary Disease 1980
Board Certified Internal Medicine 1979
Medical Review Officer 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009, 2014, 2019
Fellow, American Thoracic Society
Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians
Fellow, American College of Physicians
NIOSH Chest X-rays Respiratory Pulmonary Radiology Occupational Lung Disease Coal Workers' Pneumoconiosis
Black Lung Asbestosis Silicosis Asbestos Screening Pulmonary Testing Pulmonary Function Testing PFT's Chest Films