We found 3 pulmonologists who accept United Healthcare Catastrophic near Boca Raton, FL.

Dr. Herschel Scher, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology
900 Glades Road; Suite 501
Boca Raton, FL

Dr. Herschel Scher's area of specialization is pediatric pulmonology. Dr. Scher's professional affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital West, and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood. He attended medical school at South Africa. For his professional training, Dr. Scher completed residency programs at Groote Schuur Hospital and Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Dr. Scher is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Allergy Society of South Africa/Glaxo Traveling Scholarship; South Florida Super Doctors; and Boca Raton Super Doctors.

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Dr. Ian Jorge Morales, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
1825 Nw Corporate Boulevard; Suite 105
Boca Raton, FL

Dr. Ian Morales' specialties are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He practices in Miami, FL, Boca Raton, FL, and Davie, FL. After completing medical school at National Autonomous University of Honduras Faculty of Medical Sciences, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. Dr. Morales takes United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He is conversant in Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Broward Health.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
1875 Nw Corporate Boulevard; Suite 270
Boca Raton, FL

Dr. Adesoji Adenigbagbe's specialties are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He honors United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and United Healthcare HSA, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Adenigbagbe graduated from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, College of Health Sciences and Ogun State University, Obafemi Awolowo College of Health Sciences and then he performed his residency at Maimonides Medical Center.

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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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