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KANSAS CITY, MO., Dec. 19, 2023 ― The Pulmonary Physicians of St. Joseph (PPSJ) is pleased to welcome to its team Tariq Musa, MD, a pulmonologist with more than 13 years of medical experience. Dr. Musa is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine, practicing most recently at Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System in Hutchinson, Kansas. Dr. Musa graduated from the University of Jordan Faculty of Medicine in 2010. He completed his residency at the Atlantic Health System in Morristown, New Jersey and his Pulmonary Critical Care fellowship at the University of Missouri, Columbia.

Dr. Musa treats a variety of lung-related illnesses, including asthma, COPD, pulmonary emphysema, bronchitis, interstitial lung disease, bronchiectasis, lung nodules, pleural effusion and obstructive sleep apnea.

Dr. Musa has a special interest in lung cancer screening. He performs EBUS and navigation bronchoscopy to diagnose lung cancer at early stages. He also has special interest in placement of endobronchial valves to help pulmonary emphysema patients who remain symptomatic despite inhalers and pulmonary rehabilitation.

In addition, Dr. Musa will work as a critical care physician caring for critically ill patients admitted to the hospital’s ICU.

“With the growing need for patient care for lung-related illnesses, Dr. Musa brings both his medical experience and his commitment to our community. His patients find him easily likeable and devoted to their best possible treatment for their most positive outcomes,” says Jodi Fincher, CEO.

Dr. Musa is accepting new patients at his office location at 1004 Carondelet Drive, Suite 300, Kansas City, MO 64114-4801. For appointments, call 816-942-4500.

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About St. Joseph Medical Center

St. Joseph Medical Center is a faith-based, 310-bed hospital providing a wide range of acute care and outpatient services.  Key services include the Senior Care Services, St. Joseph Heart Institute, Breast Center and Joint and Spine Institute. St. Joseph is a member of Prime Healthcare, one of the nation’s leading hospital systems for clinical excellence. 

Prime Healthcare and its hospitals have been recognized as among the “100 Top Hospitals” in the nation 38 times and among the “15 Top Health Systems” three times, and Prime Healthcare is the only “Top 10 Health System” west of the Mississippi. We believe that continuous, quality of care and performance improvements are the foundation for preserving and enhancing healthcare delivery. For more information, visit stjosephkc.com.