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About St. Joseph Health

SJH provides a full range of care facilities including 16 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics and physician groups. All of our hospital and home health entities are accredited by the Joint Commission. In our award-winning facilities, SJH maintains a "continuum of care," matched to the diverse needs of the urban centers, smaller cities and rural communities who depend on us every day.

Giving back to the community. St. Joseph Health System Office

William L. Eschenbacher, MD

  • Pulmonology
St. Joseph Health Medical Group
3200 Walford Ave.
Suite A
Eureka, CA 95503
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

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

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Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • St. Joseph Health Medical Group
  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Pulmonology
    Education & Training
    • College
      Ohio University
    • Medical School
      University of Texas - Southwestern Medical School
    • Residency
      Dallas County Hospital District
  • Biography



    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.

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