We found 12 providers with an interest in asthma and who accept Health Net Seniority Plus Ruby near Dublin, CA.

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Dr. Raymond H Hong, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
4050 Dublin Boulevard; 2nd Floor
Dublin, CA
 

Dr. Raymond Hong specializes in pediatric allergy & immunology and practices in Dublin, CA and Mountain View, CA. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hong accepts. Dr. Hong attended medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Hong's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , exercise induced asthma

All Interests: Drug Allergy, Eczema, Immunodeficiency, Atopic Dermatitis, Conjunctivitis, Food Allergy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Lauren Michelle Comeau, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
4050 Dublin Boulevard
Dublin, CA
 

Dr. Lauren Weger specializes in general pediatrics and practices in Dublin, CA and Danville, CA. Dr. Weger is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Before performing her residency at Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland, Dr. Weger attended the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Weger is 5.0 stars out of 5. She is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. She has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Asthma, Newborn Care

Dr. Kim B Benson, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
4050 Dublin Boulevard; 3rd Floor
Dublin, CA
 

Dr. Kim Benson's area of specialization is general internal medicine. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. She has indicated that her clinical interests include general care. Dr. Benson is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She graduated from the University of Vermont College of Medicine. Dr. Benson completed her residency training at Montefiore Medical Center. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. She honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. Unfortunately, Dr. Benson is not accepting new patients at this time.

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All Interests: Hypertension, Liver Disease, Diabetes, Women's Health Issues, General Care, Asthma, Preventive ... (Read more)

Dr. Yatin V Shah, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
4050 Dublin Boulevard; 2nd Floor
Dublin, CA
 

Dr. Yatin Shah practices general pediatrics. Dr. Shah (or staff) speaks Marathi, Gujarati, and Hindi. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He attended medical school at the University of Mumbai and L.T. Municipal Medical College. Dr. Shah's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. He is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Eczema, Immunization, Circumcision, Asthma, Breastfeeding Issues, Allergies, Nutrition Counseling, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sonal Jain Advani, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
4050 Dublin Boulevard; 2nd Floor
Dublin, CA
 

Dr. Sonal Advani is a physician who specializes in general internal medicine. She attended Odessa State Medical University for medical school and subsequently trained at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center for residency. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Advani include general care. On average, patients gave Dr. Advani a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Advani is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. Dr. Advani (or staff) speaks the following languages: Russian, Hindi, and Punjabi. Her professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Hypertension, Liver Disease, Diabetes, Women's Health Issues, General Care, Asthma, Tuberculosis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Elizabeth J Ancheta, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
4050 Dublin Boulevard; 2nd Floor
Dublin, CA
 

Dr. Elizabeth Ancheta works as a general pediatrician in Dublin, CA. Dr. Ancheta (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Filipino and Spanish. Her professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Her education and training includes medical school at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and residency at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital. Patients gave Dr. Ancheta an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. She honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. She has a closed panel.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Adolescent Issues, Eczema, Obesity, Asthma, Breastfeeding Issues, Allergies, Nutrition Counseling, ... (Read more)

Dr. Bryan G Chin, DO
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
4050 Dublin Boulevard; 3rd Floor
Dublin, CA
 

Dr. Bryan Chin's area of specialization is general internal medicine. He is especially interested in general care. Dr. Chin's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine. His residency was performed at Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center. Dr. Chin's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Unfortunately, he is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Diabetes, General Care, Asthma, Rheumatic Diseases

Dr. Nishant Goyal, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
4050 Dublin Boulevard; 2nd Floor
Dublin, CA
 

Dr. Nishant Goyal specializes in general pediatrics and practices in Dublin, CA. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Goyal's training includes a residency program at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. Dr. Goyal (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Eczema, Immunization, Newborn Care, Asthma

Dr. Andy Tie Wen Chang, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
4050 Dublin Boulevard; 2nd Floor
Dublin, CA
 

Dr. Andy Chang's area of specialization is family medicine. Dr. Chang has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is especially interested in general care. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine. He speaks Mandarin. Dr. Chang's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Washington Hospital Healthcare System, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Unfortunately, he is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Adolescent Issues, Sports Health, Men's Health Issues, Sleep Disorders, Contraception, Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. Frank Lin, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
4050 Dublin Boulevard; 2nd Floor
Dublin, CA
 

Dr. Frank Lin is a Dublin, CA physician who specializes in family medicine. He graduated from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. In his practice, he is particularly interested in general care. Dr. Lin is rated highly by his patients. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lin accepts. He speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin and Taiwanese. Dr. Lin is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Unfortunately, he is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

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Dr. David J Fischer, MD
Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
4000 Dublin Boulevard; 2nd Floor
Dublin, CA
 

Dr. David Fischer sees patients in Palo Alto, CA, Dublin, CA, and Fremont, CA. His medical specialty is adult rheumatology. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He has indicated that his clinical interests include asthma, food allergy, and rheumatic diseases. Dr. Fischer is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS), and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. He is open to new patients. Dr. Fischer attended medical school at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. Dr. Fischer's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Scleroderma, Food Allergy, Gout, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Asthma, ... (Read more)

Dr. Rita Rosicker, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
4050 Dublin Boulevard; 2nd Floor
Dublin, CA
 

Dr. Rita Rosicker works as a family practitioner. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Rosicker include general care. She is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. Dr. Rosicker is not currently accepting new patients. She obtained her medical school training at Kaunas University of Medicine and performed her residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. Dr. Rosicker (or staff) speaks Lithuanian, Spanish, and Russian.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Intrauterine Device Insertion, General Care, Allergy Testing, Asthma, Breastfeeding Issues

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What is Asthma?

Asthma is a chronic lung disease where the tissue and airways of the lungs become extremely sensitive to certain substances. When these substances are breathed in, the lungs become inflamed. The muscles around the airways tighten and squeeze the lungs, and passages within the lungs swell and tighten. The airways themselves produce mucus, which further clogs the tightened, swollen airways. A person having an asthma attack finds it very difficult to breathe, and a severe attack can even be fatal.

Asthma affects people of all ages, but people with asthma are most often diagnosed as children. Symptoms can include wheezing, a tight feeling in the chest, shortness of breath, and coughing. Some people have mild symptoms all the time, and some people have no symptoms at all, but everyone with asthma is susceptible to occasional severe attacks or flare-ups of symptoms when they are exposed to triggers. Triggers vary widely but can include:

  • Allergens (dust mites, pet fur, mold, pollen, grass)
  • Irritants (smoke, pollution, dust, chemicals)
  • Viral infections
  • Physical activity, especially outdoors
  • Certain medications or chemicals in foods (aspirin, sulfites)

Treatment for most asthma patients involves three steps. Learn what your asthma triggers are and avoid them. Take a daily control medication, usually an inhaled corticosteroid, to reduce inflammation in the lungs. Also, have “rescue medication” with you at all times to take in case of a severe attack. These quick-acting inhaled medications relax the muscles around the airways and allow the lungs to open up for air.

There is no cure for asthma, but with treatment it should not interfere with your daily life and activities.
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