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We found 6 providers with an interest in lung problems and who accept Blue Shield of California - Shared Advantage ASO - Tiered Network Plan for John Muir near Lincoln, CA.

Dr. Barry Steven Schneidewind, MD, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine
685 Twelve Bridges Drive; Suite B
Lincoln, CA
 

Dr. Barry Schneidewind's medical specialty is family medicine. Before completing his residency at Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Dr. Schneidewind attended medical school at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has a special interest in general care. He has received a 2.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He accepts Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). Unfortunately, Dr. Schneidewind is not currently accepting new patients.

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Dr. Rachel Elizabeth Morrissey, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
685 Twelve Bridges Drive; Suite B
Lincoln, CA
 

Dr. Rachel Morrissey works as a pediatrician. In addition to English, Dr. Morrissey (or staff) speaks Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian. She is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Roseville Medical Center, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). Dr. Morrissey attended Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University for medical school and subsequently trained at Montefiore Medical Center for residency. She is an in-network provider for Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare Choice, and more. Dr. Morrissey has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Immunization, Mouth Problems, Asthma, Breastfeeding Issues, Newborn Care

Dr. Felicia Kaur Jodhka, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
1160 Sunset Boulevard
Rocklin, CA
 

Dr. Felicia Jodhka specializes in family medicine. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Jodhka include general care. Dr. Jodhka honors Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Jodhka completed a residency program at Mercy Medical Center Merced. Dr. Jodhka is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). Unfortunately, she is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Dr. Ngoc-Truc Thuy Duong, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
1160 Sunset Boulevard
Rocklin, CA
 

Dr. Ngoc-Truc Duong's area of specialization is family medicine. In her practice, Dr. Duong focuses on general care. Dr. Duong's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Roseville Medical Center, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). She is an in-network provider for Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. Unfortunately, Dr. Duong is not currently accepting new patients. After attending Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at Methodist Hospital of Sacramento.

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Dr. Erin Jacks Shaw, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
685 Twelve Bridges Drive; Suite B
Lincoln, CA
 

Dr. Erin Shaw is a pediatrician. She is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Roseville Medical Center, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). She takes Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Shaw is closed to new patients at this time. She attended medical school at Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , bronchitis, asthma

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Dr. Julie K Baur, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
1160 Sunset Boulevard
Rocklin, CA
 

Dr. Julie Baur works as a family practice physician. She studied medicine at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at St. Anthony Central Hospital, Denver. Dr. Baur's areas of expertise include general care. The average patient rating for Dr. Baur is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Baur accepts Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. Her professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Roseville Medical Center, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). She has a closed panel.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

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What are Lung Problems?

Every cell in the body requires oxygen to function and produces carbon dioxide as a waste product. In order to keep the body’s tissues constantly supplied with fresh oxygen and to keep waste from building up, the lungs pump air in and out, even while we are sleeping or unaware. Unfortunately, diseases and disorders affecting the lungs are some of the most common medical problems afflicting people around the world. Some of the most common lung problems include asthma, COPD, pneumonia, and lung cancer.

Asthma is a chronic disease where swollen, inflamed airways make it hard to breathe. It is often brought on by specific triggers. While asthma is a common condition, affecting millions of people, it can also be serious and even fatal in severe cases. Treatment involves avoiding triggers and using inhaled corticosteroid medications.

COPD, or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, is the name given to two illnesses that both cause difficulty breathing: emphysema and chronic bronchitis. In emphysema, the air sacs of the lungs become damaged, while with bronchitis they become clogged with mucus. COPD is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States. It is almost always caused by breathing irritants into the lungs, such as smoking or heavy pollution.

Pneumonia is a lung infection that can be caused by bacteria, a virus, or fungi. Most healthy people recover from pneumonia in a week or two, but for some people pneumonia can be fatal. There are treatments available for pneumonia, but the best treatment is to prevent getting sick in the first place. People who are at risk should make sure they get a flu shot every year. There is also a vaccine available for the type of bacteria that causes pneumonia.

Lung cancer occurs when abnormal cells inside the lung grow into a tumor, destroying healthy tissue. Because it is so difficult to detect lung cancer in early stages when it has few symptoms, it is the deadliest form of cancer, responsible for the most cancer deaths both in the U.S. and worldwide. Most lung cancer is caused by exposure to tobacco smoke, but between 10-15% of cases are not linked to smoking.

Some problems with the lungs are minor and are not cause for concern. However if symptoms have lasted for a month or more, even if they are minor, it is worth checking with a healthcare professional to make sure your lungs are healthy. A cough, shortness of breath, or excess mucus production that lingers for weeks are all worth getting looked at.