We found 6 providers with an interest in lung problems and who accept Evercare near Dade City, FL.

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Dr. Chirag Vikram Shah, DO
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
13100 Fort King Road
Dade City, FL
 

Dr. Chirag Shah is a physician who specializes in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He has indicated that his clinical interests include sleep disorders, asthma, and pulmonary hypertension. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Shah attended Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF) for residency. He is professionally affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital - North, Florida Medical Clinic, and St. Joseph's Women's Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma, pulmonary hypertension, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Sarcoidosis, Pulmonary Hypertension, Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Dr. Juan Cevallos, MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
13100 Fort King Road
Dade City, FL
 

Dr. Juan Cevallos works as a pulmonologist. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is professionally affiliated with Florida Medical Clinic and Bayfront Health Dade City. Dr. Cevallos is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois.

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Relevant Interests: , lung problems

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Lung Problems

Dr. Joseph Hubaykah, MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
13100 Fort King Road
Dade City, FL
 

Dr. Joseph Hubaykah's specialty is adult pulmonology. Dr. Hubaykah is professionally affiliated with Florida Medical Clinic and Bayfront Health Dade City. After completing medical school at American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine, he performed his residency at Maryland General Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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All Interests: Lung Problems, Intensive Care

Dr. Richard Francis McDonough, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
13100 Fort King Road
Dade City, FL
 

Dr. Richard McDonough is an adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. McDonough include palliative care, lymphoma, and research. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Dr. McDonough attended medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Dr. McDonough's hospital/clinic affiliations include Florida Medical Clinic and Bayfront Health Dade City.

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All Interests: Research, Lung Problems, Lymphoma, Multiple Myeloma, Breast Issues, Colon Problems, Palliative Care

Dr. Parag V Pitroda, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
13417 Us Hwy 301 S; Suite A
Dade City, FL
 

Dr. Parag Pitroda is an internist in Dade City, FL. His areas of clinical interest consist of heart problems, skin surgery, and lung problems. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Pitroda obtained his medical school training at Smt. NHL Municipal Medical College and performed his residency at Saint Joseph Mercy Health System. He is affiliated with Florida Medical Clinic and Bayfront Health Dade City.

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All Interests: Heart Problems, Lung Problems, Skin Surgery

Dr. Samina Reza, MD
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology, Hematology
13100 Fort King Road
Dade City, FL
 

Dr. Samina Reza is a specialist in adult oncology, medical oncology, and hematology (blood disorders). She works in Zephyrhills, FL, Dade City, FL, and Land O Lakes, FL. In her practice, Dr. Reza focuses on lymphoma. Her professional affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital - North, Florida Medical Clinic, and St. Joseph's Women's Hospital. Dr. Reza accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She attended Sindh Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County for residency.

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All Interests: Lung Problems, Lymphoma, Breast Issues, Colon Problems

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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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