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We found 4 providers with an interest in pneumonia and who accept Humana Bronze 6450/HMO Premier near Denver, CO.

Dr. John David Beckham, MD
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
1055 Clermont Street
Denver, CO
 

Dr. John Beckham is an adult infectious disease specialist in Aurora, CO and Denver, CO. Clinical interests for Dr. Beckham include bacterial infection, fungal infection, and pneumonia. Dr. Beckham is professionally affiliated with the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH), the University Physicians, and Veterans Health Administration (VA). He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Beckham is a graduate of Baylor College of Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. His distinctions include: Young Investigator Award, American Society for Clinical Investigation and Career Development Award, NIAID.

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All Interests: Immunization, Fungal Infection, Pneumonia, Influenza, Brain Abscess, Viral Infection, Meningitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ivor S Douglas, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
777 Bannock Street; Mc 7782
Denver, CO
 

Dr. Ivor Douglas' specialties are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He practices in Denver, CO and Aurora, CO. Dr. Douglas is a graduate of the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. His training includes residency programs at The Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago. He has indicated that his clinical interests include bacterial infection, intensive care, and pneumonia. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Douglas has received professional recognition including the following: Best Doctors in America?, Best Doctors, Inc. (2014) 2008-2014 and Peak Performers Award, Rocky Mountain Society of Hospital Medicine (2014) 2010-2014. His professional affiliations include Denver Health Medical Center, the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH), and the University Physicians.

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All Interests: Pneumonia, Intensive Care, Lung Problems, Bacterial Infection, Infections

Dr. Adam Arthur Rosenberg, MD
Specializes in Neonatology
777 Bannock Street
Denver, CO
 

Dr. Adam Rosenberg is a neonatologist in Aurora, CO and Denver, CO. Clinical interests for Dr. Rosenberg include general care, pulmonary hypertension, and epilepsy. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. After attending Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver. Dr. Rosenberg has received the following distinctions: Partners in Care Award, University of Colorado Hospital and Partners in Care Award 2008 - University of Colorado Hospital. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Children's Hospital Colorado, Centura Health, and Denver Health Medical Center.

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All Interests: Ear Infection, Hydrocephalus, Throat Problems, Fungal Infection, Pneumonia, Influenza, Viral ... (Read more)

Dr. Gail A Albertson, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
8111 E. Lowry Boulevard; Suite 120
Denver, CO
 

Dr. Gail Albertson's medical specialty is general internal medicine. After completing medical school at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Dr. Albertson performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Her clinical interests include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), menopause, and migraine. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She is affiliated with the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) and the University Physicians.

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All Interests: Menopause, Pain, Headache, Type 1 Diabetes, Men's Health Issues, Sleep Disorders, Heartburn, ... (Read more)

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What is Pneumonia?

Pneumonia is an infection in one or both lungs. It happens when a tiny substance - a bacteria, virus or fungus - is inhaled into the lungs and begins to multiply. Normally the immune system is able to remove foreign invaders, but people who have weakened immune systems (such as the very young, the very old, those with chronic illnesses, or even healthy people who have just been sick with an illness such as the flu) are at risk for a pneumonia infection. As the infection grows and irritates the lungs, the tiny air sacs within the lungs become inflamed and fill with fluid, which makes it difficult for oxygen to get to the blood. Because of this, pneumonia can be dangerous.

Patients who have pneumonia will have a deep, wet cough. They might have trouble breathing, and their breathing might be fast and shallow. They might have chest pain, chills, and a fever. A doctor can recognize pneumonia based on these symptoms. A doctor will also listen to a patient’s chest using a stethoscope to see how well air is moving in and out of the lungs. Treatment is usually a course of antibiotics to cure the infection, along with supportive therapies such as pain medication, fluids, and rest.