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We found 21 pulmonologists who accept Humana Simplicity HMO Open Access Gold 03/100 near Hollywood, FL.

Dr. Alvaro Efrain Visbal Ventura, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
3501 Johnson Street; Third, Floor, Primary Office
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Alvaro Visbal is an adult critical care and adult pulmonology specialist. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Before completing his residency at Henry Ford Hospital, Dr. Visbal attended medical school at Pontifical Xavierian University Faculty of Medicine. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Visbal is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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Dr. Luis Manuel Alvarez Gonzales, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
3341 Johnson Street; Primary Office
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Luis Alvarez's medical specialty is adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He speaks Spanish. He is especially interested in cystic fibrosis (CF). Dr. Alvarez's hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. He obtained his medical school training at Cayetano Heredia University and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. 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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Clinical interests: Cystic Fibrosis

Dr. Herschel Scher, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology
3341 Johnson Street; Department of Pediatric Pulmonology
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Herschel Scher works as a pediatric pulmonologist. Dr. Scher obtained his medical school training at the University of Cape Town Faculty of Health Sciences and performed his residency at Groote Schuur Hospital and Long Island Jewish Medical Center. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Allergy Society of South Africa/Glaxo Traveling Scholarship; South Florida Super Doctors; and Boca Raton Super Doctors. Dr. Scher's hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital West, and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood.

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Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
18100 Ne 19th Avenue
North Miami Beach, FL
 

Dr. Waddah Allaf is a specialist in adult pulmonology. He 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 Aleppo Faculty of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Allaf speaks Arabic. Dr. Allaf is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. His practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Baldev Singh, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
3501 Johnson Street; Third, Floor, Primary Office
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Baldev Singh specializes in adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. Dr. Singh attended Armed Forces Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, and a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School for residency. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Juan Carlos Martinez, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology
3341 Johnson Street; Pulmonary Department
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Juan Martinez is a specialist in pediatric pulmonology. He works in Hollywood, FL and Miramar, FL. He attended Central University of the East School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Martinez takes. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Third Year Clinical Fellowship Award; Boca Raton Super Doctors; and South Florida Super Doctors. He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital West, and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood.

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Dr. Jose Fernando Ramirez, MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
2500 E Hallandale Boulevard; Suite 211, Primary Office
Hallandale, FL
 

Dr. Jose Ramirez works as a pulmonologist. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. Dr. Ramirez takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He is accepting new patients. His residency was performed at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Ramirez is conversant in Spanish.

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Dr. Mario Rub, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology
20776 W Dixie Highway
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Mario Rub is a medical specialist in pediatric pulmonology. He has a 2.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rub honors. After completing medical school at National University of San Marcos, he performed his residency at Miami Children's Hospital and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hospital West, Nicklaus Children's Hospital, and Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital.

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Dr. Galia Daphna Napchan Pomerantz, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology
3341 Johnson Street; Primary Office
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Galia Napchan Pomerantz works as a pediatric pulmonologist. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing her residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Dr. Napchan Pomerantz attended medical school at the University of Buenos Aires Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Napchan Pomerantz has received the distinction of American Thoracic Society Travel Award Grant. She is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Napchan Pomerantz is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital West, and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood.

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Specializes in Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
21355 E Dixie Highway; Suite 102
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Kamal Anjum works as an intensive care specialist and pulmonologist. He is conversant in Hindi-Urdu. Dr. Anjum is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital Pembroke and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood. He studied medicine at the University of the West Indies Faculty of Medical Sciences and Nishtar Medical College. Dr. Anjum accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Dr. Steven Benjamin Gittler, MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
7369 Sheridan Street; Suite 302, Primary Office
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Steven Gittler practices adult pulmonology in Hollywood, FL. Dr. Gittler's professional affiliations include Memorial Hospital Pembroke, Memorial Hospital West, and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood. He graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He takes 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: South Florida Super Doctors.

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Dr. Leonard Simon, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Primary Care, Adult Pulmonology
3501 Johnson Street; Third, Floor, Primary Office
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Leonard Simon's specialties are adult critical care, primary care, and adult pulmonology. He speaks Spanish. His areas of clinical interest consist of sleep disorders, asthma, and snoring. Dr. Simon is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. Dr. Simon graduated from the University of San Carlos of Guatemala, Faculty of Medical Sciences and Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Elmhurst Hospital Center and Beth Israel Medical Center. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include South Florida Super Doctors; Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition; and Florida Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Sleep Disorders, Snoring, Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Smoking Cessation

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Specializes in Pulmonology, Other
3700 Washington Street; Suite 500
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Howard Braver is a physician who specializes in pulmonology (lung & respiratory disease). Dr. Braver is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. He is a graduate of Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia. For his residency, Dr. Braver trained at Shands HealthCare. He has received a 2.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Braver accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
7369 Sheridan Street; Suite 302, Primary Office
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Brian Gotkin sees patients in Hollywood, FL. His medical specialty is adult pulmonology. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Gotkin is a graduate of the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Gotkin's training includes a residency program at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Pembroke, Memorial Hospital West, and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood.

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Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
1380 Ne Miami Gardens Drive; Suite 100, Primary Office
N. Miami Beach, FL
 

Dr. Dennis O'Leary's specialty is adult pulmonology. He graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Midwestern University. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. O'Leary honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood.

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Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
4060 B Sheridan Street; Suite B, Primary Office
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Ronald Gup sees patients in Hollywood, FL. His medical specialty is adult pulmonology. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Gup graduated from Eastern Virginia Medical School. He completed his residency training at Cleveland Clinic. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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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.