We found 9 providers with an interest in lung problems and who accept Humana Silver 3800/HMO Premier near Wheat Ridge, CO.

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Dr. Paul Cameron Stillwell, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology
3455 Lutheran Parkway; Suite 230
Wheat Ridge, CO
 

Dr. Paul Stillwell works as a pediatric pulmonologist. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Stillwell include asthma. His professional affiliations include Children's Hospital Colorado and CU Medicine. Before completing his residency at Mayo Clinic, Dr. Stillwell attended medical school at Mayo Medical School. He accepts Health Net, Humana HMO, and Humana Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma, lung problems

All Interests: Lung Problems, Asthma

Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
274 Union Boulevard; Suite 110
Lakewood, CO
 

Dr. Madison Macht sees patients in Aurora, CO and Lakewood, CO. His medical specialties are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He attended medical school at Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University. In Dr. Macht's practice, he is particularly interested in intensive care. He takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Macht is affiliated with Centura Health, Denver Health Medical Center, and the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH).

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All Interests: Intensive Care, Lung Problems

Dr. Monica J Federico, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology
777 Bannock Street
Denver, CO
 

Dr. Monica Federico practices pediatric pulmonology. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Dr. Federico's areas of expertise include asthma. Her professional affiliations include Children's Hospital Colorado, Denver Health Medical Center, and CU Medicine. She attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. Federico honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma, pulmonary hypertension

All Interests: Pulmonary Hypertension, Asthma

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

Dr. Ivor Douglas works as a critical care specialist and pulmonologist in Denver, CO and Aurora, CO. These areas are among Dr. Douglas's clinical interests: bacterial infection, intensive care, and pneumonia. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Douglas honors. He graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. He trained at The Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago for residency. Dr. Douglas's distinctions include: Best Doctors in America?, Best Doctors, Inc. (2014) 2008-2014 and Peak Performers Award, Rocky Mountain Society of Hospital Medicine (2014) 2010-2014. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Denver Health Medical Center, the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH), and CU Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , pneumonia, lung problems

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

Dr. Mark T Kearns, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
777 Bannock Street
Denver, CO
 

Dr. Mark Kearns' areas of specialization are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. Clinical interests for Dr. Kearns include intensive care. Dr. Kearns's professional affiliations include VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System, the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH), and CU Medicine. He attended medical school at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Ohio State University Medical Center. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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All Interests: Intensive Care, Lung Problems

Dr. Madeleine A Evans, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
777 Bannock Street
Denver, CO
 

Dr. Madeleine Kane's specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. She practices in Aurora, CO and Denver, CO. Her areas of expertise include myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), lung cancer, and anal cancer. Dr. Kane's professional affiliations include Denver Health Medical Center, CU Medicine, and the University of Colorado (CU) Cancer Center. After attending the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at Stanford Hospital & Clinics. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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

Dr. Adam Rosenberg's specialty is neonatology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Rosenberg include general care, pulmonary hypertension, and epilepsy. He is professionally affiliated with Children's Hospital Colorado, Centura Health, and Denver Health Medical Center. He attended Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver for residency. Dr. Rosenberg accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Partners in Care Award, University of Colorado Hospital and Partners in Care Award 2008 - University of Colorado Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , pneumonia, asthma, pulmonary hypertension, lung problems

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Dr. Gregory Carter Allen, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Otolaryngology
3455 Lutheran Parkway; Suite 230
Wheat Ridge, CO
 

Dr. Gregory Allen's area of specialization is pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat). Dr. Allen attended the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with West Virginia University for residency. His areas of expertise include cleft lip and palate, sleep apnea, and thyroid cancer. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Allen's professional affiliations include Children's Hospital Colorado, Colorado Institute for Maternal and Fetal Health (CIMFH), and the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH).

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Dr. Jeffrey R Darst, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
3455 Lutheran Parkway; Suite 230
Wheat Ridge, CO
 

Dr. Jeffrey Darst is a medical specialist in pediatric cardiology. Dr. Darst is affiliated with Children's Hospital Colorado, Lutheran Hospital, and the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH). Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Darst accepts. He attended the University of Nebraska College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University.

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All Interests: Congenital Heart Disease, Anxiety, Pulmonary Hypertension, Mental Health Issues

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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.
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