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William L. Eschenbacher, MD
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William L. Eschenbacher, MD

(707) 443-3354
Primary Specialties
  • Pulmonology
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • St. Joseph Health Medical Group

Primary Office

St. Joseph Health Medical Group
3200 Walford Ave.
Suite A
Eureka, CA 95503
(707) 443-3354
Toll Free:
(707) 443-3356
Web Page:

Physician Bio

Dr. Bill Eschenbacher is a pulmonary physician with interest in general pulmonary medicine as well as patients with occupational and environmental lung disease. He also has a special interest in pulmonary diagnostic testing. He has lectured and written about pulmonary disease with over 60 peer-reviewed scientific publications and book chapters. This includes being a co-editor and author for a textbook on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

His most recent work prior to coming to Eureka was at the Cincinnati VA Medical Center where he cared for veterans with lung problems. Before that experience, he taught at the University of Michigan and Baylor College of Medicine in Houston where he worked closely with the heart surgeon, Michael DeBakey. He is married to Judy Mickelson, a cardiologist who is also joining Humboldt Medical Specialists and St. Joseph Hospital. They both enjoy outdoor activities including hiking and biking.


  • College:
    Ohio University
  • Medical School:
    University of Texas - Southwestern Medical School
  • Residency:
    Dallas County Hospital District


  • American College of Chest Physicians


American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Diseases


  • Special Act Award
  • Virginia and Ernest Cockrell Jr. Award

Areas of Interest

  • Asthma
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Lung