We found 18 pulmonologists who accept Blue Shield of California HMO near National City, CA.

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Dr. Stephen H Carson, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology, Other
550 Washington Street; Suite 300
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Stephen Carson, who practices in San Diego, CA, is a medical specialist in pediatric pulmonology. Dr. Carson (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and French. Dr. Carson's clinical interests include warts, sleep apnea, and headache. He is affiliated with Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego, Scripps Mercy Hospital, and Sharp HealthCare. He obtained his medical school training at McGill University Faculty of Medicine and performed his residency at Children's Hospital Boston. Dr. Carson is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Warts, Headache, Eczema, Nutrition Issues, Sleep Disorders, Heartburn, Multiple Pregnancy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Cesar Manuel Javier Pena Romero, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
227 Church Avenue
Chula Vista, CA
 

Dr. Cesar Pena-Romero's areas of specialization are adult critical care and adult pulmonology; he sees patients in Chula Vista, CA. Dr. Pena-Romero's clinical interests include intensive care, general care, and lung problems. He is an in-network provider for Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Good Samaritan Hospital of Maryland, Dr. Pena-Romero attended medical school at Cayetano Heredia University. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital. Dr. Pena-Romero has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Intensive Care, Lung Problems, General Care

Dr. Luis F Sanchez, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
227 Church Avenue
Chula Vista, CA
 

Dr. Luis Sanchez's specialties are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He practices in Chula Vista, CA. Dr. Sanchez is conversant in Spanish. His areas of expertise include the following: sleep disorders, lung cancer, and intensive care. He is professionally affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. He graduated from Cayetano Heredia University. Dr. Sanchez's medical residency was performed at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. He takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Sanchez's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Disorders, Tuberculosis, Intensive Care, Lung ... (Read more)

Dr. Joseph Robert Resnikoff, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
501 Washington Street; Suite 508
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Joseph Resnikoff is a physician who specializes in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. After attending New York University (NYU) School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Resnikoff include intensive care and lung problems. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Intensive Care, Lung Problems

Dr. Bradley Lawrence Spitz, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
501 Washington Street; Suite 508
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Bradley Spitz is a San Diego, CA physician who specializes in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. Dr. Spitz has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. In his practice, he is particularly interested in sleep disorders, intensive care, and lung problems. He is professionally affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital. He is in-network for Blue Shield, Health Net, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Spitz is accepting new patients. He is a graduate of St. George's University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Maricopa Medical Center and Franklin Square Hospital Center. He is conversant in French.

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Clinical interests: Sleep Disorders, Intensive Care, Lung Problems

Specializes in Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
1072 Johnson Avenue
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Matthew Horn's medical specialty is critical care (intensive care medicine) and adult pulmonology. Dr. Horn has a special interest in intensive care and lung problems. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and performed his residency at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers. Dr. Horn speaks French. His professional affiliations include Scripps Mercy Hospital and Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Intensive Care, Lung Problems

Dr. Houman Dahi, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
501 Washington Street; Suite 508
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Houman Dahi is a San Diego, CA physician who specializes in adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. Dr. Dahi (or staff) speaks the following languages: Persian and Turkish. He has a special interest in sleep disorders, intensive care, and lung problems. Dr. Dahi is professionally affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital. He attended medical school at Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine. His residency was performed at St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Dahi honors Blue Shield, Health Net, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Sleep Disorders, Intensive Care, Lung Problems

Dr. Steven C Wong, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
501 Washington Street; Suite 508
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Steven Wong is a physician who specializes in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. After attending Eastern Virginia Medical School, Dr. Wong completed his residency training at Scripps Mercy Hospital, San Diego. His areas of expertise include intensive care, general care, and lung problems. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, Health Net, and more. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Wong is affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Intensive Care, Lung Problems, General Care

Specializes in Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
610 Euclid Avenue; 202
National City, CA
 

Dr. Rosemarie Lim is a specialist in critical care (intensive care medicine) and adult pulmonology. She works in National City, CA. She has indicated that her clinical interests include sleep disorders, intensive care, and tuberculosis (TB). She honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. Dr. Lim attended the University of the Philippines College of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Lim is conversant in Mandarin. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Disorders, Tuberculosis, Intensive Care, Lung ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
4060 Fourth Avenue; Suite 335
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Alex Mercandetti specializes in adult pulmonology and practices in San Diego, CA. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include sleep disorders, general care, and lung problems. Dr. Mercandetti is professionally affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients. Dr. Mercandetti graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Iowa. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Sleep Disorders, Allergies, Lung Problems, General Care

Dr. Julian Phillip Lichter, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
501 Washington Street; Suite 508
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Julian Lichter's medical specialty is adult critical care and adult pulmonology. Before completing his residency at The Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee, Dr. Lichter attended medical school at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. In his practice, Dr. Lichter focuses on intensive care, general care, and lung problems. Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lichter accepts. He is affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Intensive Care, Lung Problems, General Care

Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
655 Euclid Avenue; Suite 401
National City, CA
 

Dr. Terrence Crouch is a pulmonologist. In his practice, Dr. Crouch focuses on tuberculosis (TB), asthma, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). He is affiliated with Sharp HealthCare. He graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School and then he performed his residency at Mayo Clinic. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Tuberculosis, Asthma

Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
302 Washington Street; #116
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Hassan Bencheqroun, who practices in San Diego, CA, is a medical specialist in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. Dr. Bencheqroun (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Arabic, Spanish, and French. He is professionally affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital. Dr. Bencheqroun takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Specializes in Pulmonology, Internal Medicine
34800 Bob Wilson Drive
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Konrad Davis practices pulmonology (lung & respiratory disease) in San Diego, CA and La Jolla, CA. His areas of expertise consist of intensive care, general care, and lung problems. His professional affiliations include Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, Scripps Clinic Torrey Pines, and Scripps Green Hospital. Dr. Davis is in-network for Blue Shield, Health Net, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. Unfortunately, Dr. Davis is not currently accepting new patients. He attended the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Naval Medical Center San Diego.

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Clinical interests: Intensive Care, Lung Problems, General Care

Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
655 Euclid Avenue; Suite #206
National City, CA
 

Dr. Dottie Sazon's area of specialization is adult pulmonology. Dr. Sazon honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Sazon's education and training includes medical school at the University of the Philippines College of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. In addition to English, Dr. Sazon speaks Filipino.

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Specializes in Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
34800 Bob Wilson Drive
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Michael Tripp works as a critical care specialist and pulmonologist. He is especially interested in intensive care, general care, and lung problems. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Tripp is a graduate of Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and a graduate of Naval Medical Center San Diego's residency program. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, Scripps Clinic Torrey Pines, and Scripps Green Hospital. Unfortunately, Dr. Tripp is not currently accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Intensive Care, Lung Problems, General Care

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What is Pulmonology?

Pulmonology is a subspecialty that focuses on complex diseases of the lungs. In order to diagnose and treat lung disorders, a pulmonologist may also examine the chest, nose, throat, or heart. However, the main function of pulmonology is to make sure the lungs are functioning well.

Some of the diseases and disorders that might be treated by a pulmonologist include:
  • Pneumonia
  • Asthma
  • Tuberculosis
  • Emphysema
  • Mesothelioma and other lung cancers
  • Cystic Fibrosis

A pulmonologist often uses pulmonary function tests, such as spirometry, to measure how well the lungs are able to move air in and out. Pulmonologists are trained to take surgical samples and biopsies when needed, but they do not typically perform surgery. Pulmonologists may provide consultations to other doctors, acute care for sudden illnesses, or regular care for patients with long-term lung disorders.
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