Finding Providers
loading

We found 16 providers with an interest in asthma and who accept Health Net PPO near El Segundo, CA.

Dr. Madhu N Berman, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy, Allergy & Immunology
1200 Rosecrans Avenue; Suite 202
Manhattan Beach, CA
 

Dr. Madhu Berman is a pediatric allergy and allergy & immunology specialist in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, R. P. V, CA, and Manhattan Beach, CA. Dr. Berman's areas of expertise include the following: asthma and allergies. On average, patients gave her a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. She attended Madras Medical College and Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER) for medical school and subsequently trained at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for residency. Dr. Berman (or staff) speaks Telugu, Tamil, and Hindi. Her professional affiliations include Torrance Memorial Medical Center and Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro. She welcomes new patients.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Allergies, Sinus Problems, Asthma

Dr. Edward George Buchsbaum, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
390 N. Sepulveda Boulevard; Suite 1060
El Segundo, CA
 

Dr. Edward Buchsbaum's specialty is pediatric allergy & immunology. Dr. Buchsbaum's areas of clinical interest consist of asthma and allergies. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Buchsbaum accepts. Dr. Buchsbaum attended New York Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at VA Wadsworth Medical Center and West Los Angeles VA Medical Center. His professional affiliations include Torrance Memorial Medical Center and Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance. His practice is open to new patients.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Allergies, Sinus Problems, Asthma

Dr. Joyce Jeong-Mi Schoettler, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
390 N. Sepulveda Boulevard; Suite 1060
El Segundo, CA
 

Dr. Joyce Schoettler is a pediatric allergist and immunologist. She has indicated that her clinical interests include asthma and allergies. Patients gave Dr. Schoettler an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Schoettler accepts. She studied medicine at the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine. She trained at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for residency. Dr. Schoettler has received the following distinction: Southern California Super Doctors. Dr. Schoettler is professionally affiliated with Torrance Memorial Medical Center and Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance. She has an open panel.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Allergies, Asthma

Dr. Abraham Golbari, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
14030 Crenshaw Boulevard
Gardena, CA
 

Dr. Abraham Golbari specializes in general internal medicine. He obtained his medical school training at The National University of Iran and Tehran University of Medical Sciences and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Southern California (USC). These areas are among his clinical interests: diabetes management, massage, and migraine. On average, patients gave Dr. Golbari a rating of 2.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Golbari (or staff) speaks Hebrew, Spanish, and French. His professional affiliations include HealthCare Partners IPA - South Bay and Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Headache, Diabetes Management, Osteoporosis, Massage, Acid Reflux, Migraine, Carpal Tunnel ... (Read more)

No Photo
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology, Other
3113 N Sepulveda Boulevard; Suite A
Manhattan Beach, CA
 

Dr. Charles Song's area of specialization is pediatric allergy & immunology. In his practice, he is particularly interested in asthma and allergies. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Song accepts. He is a graduate of Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. He trained at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center for his residency. He has received the distinction of Southern California Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Song speaks Spanish. Dr. Song is professionally affiliated with Torrance Memorial Medical Center and Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance. He is open to new patients.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Allergies, Asthma

Dr. Pitchaya Pam Chitamitara, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
1010 N Sepulveda Boulevard
Manhattan Beach, CA
 

Dr. Pitchaya Chitamitara practices general pediatrics in San Pedro, CA, Torrance, CA, and Manhattan Beach, CA. In her practice, Dr. Chitamitara focuses on asthma. Dr. Chitamitara is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. For her residency, Dr. Chitamitara trained at Montefiore Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She is conversant in Thai. Dr. Chitamitara's hospital/clinic affiliations include Providence Medical Institute, Torrance Memorial Medical Center, and Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro. She welcomes new patients.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Asthma

Dr. Emily Beth Curran, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
1010 N Sepulveda Boulevard
Manhattan Beach, CA
 

Dr. Emily Curran is a physician who specializes in general pediatrics. Her areas of expertise include obesity, asthma, and acid reflux (GERD). She takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA, Dr. Curran attended Wayne State University School of Medicine. Her professional affiliations include Providence Medical Institute, Torrance Memorial Medical Center, and Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance. She has an open panel.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Nutrition Issues, Weight Management, Acid Reflux, Obesity, Asthma

Dr. Susannah M Ehret, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, General Pediatrics
8540 S Sepulveda Boulevard; Suite 818
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Susannah Ehret's specialties are general internal medicine and general pediatrics. She practices in Los Angeles, CA. Her areas of expertise include the following: menopause, migraine, and general care. She is professionally affiliated with Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance. After attending Yale School of Medicine, Dr. Ehret completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. She welcomes new patients.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Menopause, Headache, Nutrition Issues, Diabetes Management, Osteoporosis, Allergies, Weight ... (Read more)

Dr. Nirali Vakil, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
1010 N Sepulveda Boulevard
Manhattan Beach, CA
 

Dr. Nirali Vakil's specialty is general pediatrics. Her areas of expertise include obesity, asthma, and weight management. Dr. Vakil is affiliated with Providence Medical Institute and Torrance Memorial Medical Center. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. She is open to new patients. Dr. Vakil attended the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Jacobi Medical Center for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Vakil (or staff) speaks Spanish and Gujarati.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Obesity, Asthma, Weight Management

No Photo
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology, Internal Medicine
390 N. Sepulveda Boulevard; Suite 1060
El Segundo, CA
 

Dr. Katie Marks practices pediatric allergy & immunology in El Segundo, CA and Torrance, CA. These areas are among her clinical interests: immunotherapy and asthma. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Torrance Memorial Medical Center and Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance. Dr. Marks takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. Her practice is open to new patients. Her education and training includes medical school at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Immunotherapy, Asthma

No Photo
Specializes in General Pediatrics
4477 W. 118th Street; Suite 301
Hawthorne, CA
 

Dr. Marian Iskander sees patients in Hawthorne, CA. Her medical specialty is general pediatrics. In addition to English, Dr. Iskander (or staff) speaks Arabic and Spanish. Her areas of clinical interest consist of migraine, asthma, and allergies. She is affiliated with Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance. She studied medicine at St. George's University School of Medicine. Dr. Iskander's residency was performed at Maimonides Medical Center. She accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Iskander's office for an appointment.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Migraine, Headache, Allergies, Asthma

Dr. Tehmina Asif Khan, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Urgent Care
855 Manhattan Beach Boulevard; Suite 201
Manhattan Beach, CA
 

Dr. Tehmina Khan practices family medicine and urgent care in Manhattan Beach, CA and San Pedro, CA. Her areas of expertise include the following: arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), menopause, and varicose veins. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. Dr. Khan is a graduate of Sindh Medical College. Her medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of North Dakota. Dr. Khan (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu and Punjabi. She is affiliated with Providence Medical Institute. She is accepting new patients.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Menopause, Headache, Nutrition Issues, Sleep Disorders, Diabetes Management, Osteoporosis, Urinary ... (Read more)

Dr. Marjan Sadeghpanahi, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
501 E. Hardy Street; #205
Inglewood, CA
 

Dr. Marjan Saba works as a family medicine practitioner. Areas of expertise for Dr. Saba include obesity, diabetes management, and menopause. She is affiliated with HealthCare Partners IPA - South Bay and Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Saba accepts. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment. She completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Southern California (USC). Dr. Saba is conversant in Persian.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Menopause, Headache, Nutrition Issues, Diabetes Management, Osteoporosis, Weight Management, Acid ... (Read more)

Dr. Hubert Vance Sung, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
1010 N Sepulveda Boulevard
Manhattan Beach, CA
 

Dr. Hubert Sung's specialty is family medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Sung speaks Spanish. His areas of expertise include diabetes management, asthma, and preventive care. He is affiliated with Providence Medical Institute. He obtained his medical school training at St. George's University School of Medicine and performed his residency at VA Wadsworth Medical Center. Dr. Sung takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and more. He is accepting new patients.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Diabetes Management, Preventive Care, Acid Reflux, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, General Care, Asthma

Dr. Iman Afrooz, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
520 N Prospect Avenue; 103
Redondo Beach, CA
 

Dr. Iman Afrooz is a specialist in hospital medicine (hospitalist). These areas are among her clinical interests: asthma and allergies. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Afrooz honors. Dr. Afrooz attended medical school at Tehran University of Medical Sciences. She trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston for her residency. Dr. Afrooz is conversant in Persian. She is affiliated with Providence Medical Institute.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Allergies, Asthma

Dr. David Ngoc Hoang, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
13672 Hawthore Boulevard
Hawthorne, CA
 

Dr. David Hoang is a family practitioner. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hoang include osteopathic manipulation, asthma, and headache. Dr. Hoang is professionally affiliated with HealthCare Partners IPA - South Bay and Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Accountable Health Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Hoang's office for an appointment. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Dr. Hoang attended medical school at Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific. Dr. Hoang (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Vietnamese.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Headache, Osteopathic Manipulation, Asthma, Acid Reflux

Gender

Insurance

New Patients

Medicare Patient Age

Medicare Patient Conditions

Medicare Patient Ethnicity

Medicare Patient Gender

Medicare Patient Insurance Eligibility

Additional Information

Distinctions

Ethnicity/Race

Foreign Language

Online Communication

Patient Demographic

Practice Affiliation

Time Commitments

Credentials

Fellowship

Medical School

Residency

Specialty

Years Since Graduation

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.