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We found 5 pulmonologists who accept Health Net near Santa Maria, CA.

Dr. Mudit Dabral, MD
Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
1505 Shepard Drive; Suite 105
Santa Maria, CA

Dr. Mudit Dabral is a physician who specializes in adult hospital medicine and adult pulmonology. Dr. Dabral has a special interest in palliative care and hospital care. He is affiliated with UC Irvine Medical Center. He studied medicine at Moti Lal Nehru Medical College. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Dabral takes.

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Clinical interests: Hospital Care, Palliative Care

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
116 S Palisade Drive; Suite 210
Santa Maria, CA

Dr. Barry Feldman's areas of specialization are adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Feldman honors. He graduated from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Arizona.

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Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
214 S Stratford Avenue
Santa Maria, CA

Dr. Suresh Lodha is a specialist in adult pulmonology. Dr. Lodha is in-network for Health Net insurance. Dr. Lodha is a graduate of SMS Medical College, Jaipur.

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Specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology, Pediatric Critical Care
1400 E Church Street; Building 8
Santa Maria, CA

Dr. Ricardo Flores is a specialist in pediatric pulmonology and pediatric critical care. He works in Santa Maria, CA. He takes Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance. He studied medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
1400 E Church Street
Santa Maria, CA

Dr. Baljinder Sidhu's specialties are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He is in-network for Blue Shield, Health Net, and Anthem, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of St. George's University School of Medicine. Dr. Sidhu speaks Punjabi.

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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.