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

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

Dr. Stephen Carson practices pediatric pulmonology. After completing medical school at McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Carson performed his residency at Children's Hospital Boston. His areas of expertise include warts, sleep apnea, and headache. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Carson (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and French. He is affiliated with Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego, Scripps Mercy Hospital, and Sharp HealthCare. Dr. Carson's practice is open to new patients.

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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 medical specialty is adult critical care and adult pulmonology. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Pena-Romero include intensive care, general care, and lung problems. Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Pena-Romero honors. Dr. Pena-Romero graduated from Cayetano Heredia University. He completed his residency training at Good Samaritan Hospital of Maryland. Dr. Pena-Romero is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital. He 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 is a physician who specializes in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. Clinical interests for Dr. Sanchez include sleep disorders, lung cancer, and intensive care. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. His education and training includes medical school at Cayetano Heredia University and residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Sanchez's hospital/clinic affiliations include Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. He is accepting new patients.

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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 critical care specialist and adult pulmonologist. His areas of clinical interest consist of intensive care and lung problems. Dr. Resnikoff is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. He is affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital. Dr. Resnikoff has an open panel.

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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's medical specialty is adult critical care and adult pulmonology. Dr. Spitz is conversant in French. His areas of expertise consist of sleep disorders, intensive care, and lung problems. He is professionally affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital. Dr. Spitz graduated from St. George's University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Maricopa Medical Center and Franklin Square Hospital Center. Patient ratings for Dr. Spitz average 3.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Shield, Health Net, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Sleep Disorders, Intensive Care, Lung Problems

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

Dr. Matthew Horn is a specialist in critical care (intensive care medicine) and adult pulmonology. He works in San Diego, CA and Encinitas, CA. These areas are among Dr. Horn's clinical interests: intensive care and lung problems. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Horn accepts. He graduated from New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers. He speaks French. Dr. Horn's professional affiliations include Scripps Mercy Hospital and Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas. His practice is open to new patients.

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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 specializes in adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. In his practice, he is particularly interested in sleep disorders, intensive care, and lung problems. Dr. Dahi takes Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College, Dr. Dahi attended medical school at Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Dahi (or staff) speaks Persian and Turkish. Dr. Dahi is professionally affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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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 works as a critical care specialist and pulmonologist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Wong include intensive care, general care, and lung problems. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and Health Net. He is a graduate of Eastern Virginia Medical School. His residency was performed at Scripps Mercy Hospital, San Diego. Dr. Wong speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital. Dr. Wong welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Intensive Care, Lung Problems, General Care

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

Dr. Rosemarie Lim's specialties are critical care (intensive care medicine) and adult pulmonology. She practices in National City, CA. Her areas of clinical interest consist of sleep disorders, intensive care, and tuberculosis (TB). Dr. Lim is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. After completing medical school at the University of the Philippines College of Medicine, she performed 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. She is accepting new patients.

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

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

Dr. Alex Mercandetti works as a pulmonologist. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. In his practice, he is particularly interested in sleep disorders, general care, and lung problems. Dr. Mercandetti is affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital. Dr. Mercandetti is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He is open to new patients. His education and training includes medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Iowa. 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 works as an adult critical care specialist and pulmonologist. In his practice, he is particularly interested in 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. Dr. Lichter is a graduate of the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. For his professional training, Dr. Lichter completed residency programs at The Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee. He is affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Intensive Care, Lung Problems, General Care

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

Dr. Terrence Crouch is a National City, CA physician who specializes in adult pulmonology. In his practice, Dr. Crouch focuses on tuberculosis (TB), asthma, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). He is affiliated with Sharp HealthCare. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Crouch takes. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Dr. Crouch attended the University of Minnesota Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at Mayo Clinic.

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Clinical interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Tuberculosis, Asthma

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

Dr. Hassan Bencheqroun sees patients in San Diego, CA. His medical specialties are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. Dr. Bencheqroun (or staff) speaks the following languages: Arabic, Spanish, and French. He is professionally affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bencheqroun honors. 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' area of specialization is pulmonology (lung & respiratory disease). His areas of expertise consist of intensive care, general care, and lung problems. He is affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, Scripps Clinic Torrey Pines, and Scripps Green Hospital. Dr. Davis attended medical school at the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Davis trained at Naval Medical Center San Diego. He is an in-network provider for Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Davis is not currently accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Intensive Care, Lung Problems, General Care

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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 several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. After completing medical school at the University of the Philippines College of Medicine, Dr. Sazon performed Dr. Sazon's residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Sazon is conversant in Filipino.

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

Dr. Michael Tripp specializes in critical care (intensive care medicine) and adult pulmonology and practices in San Diego, CA and La Jolla, CA. Dr. Tripp has a special interest in intensive care, general care, and lung problems. He is in-network for Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Naval Medical Center San Diego for residency. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, Scripps Clinic Torrey Pines, and Scripps Green Hospital. Dr. Tripp has a closed panel.

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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.