We found 24 providers with an interest in lung problems and who accept BlueSelect Everyday Health 1449 near Lake Mary, FL.

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Dr. Kurt H Bowman, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
749 Stirling Center Place
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Kurt Bowman's medical specialty is adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended St. George's University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University. Dr. Bowman is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , lung problems

All Interests: Lung Problems, Consultation, Stress Testing, Sleep Study, Endobronchial Ultrasound, Intensive Care, ... (Read more)

Dr. Radhika Madaan Verma, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
749 Stirling Center Place
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Radhika Verma is an adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology specialist. Her education and training includes medical school at Lady Hardinge Medical College and the University of Delhi, University College of Medical Sciences and residency at a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU). She 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. Dr. Verma is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , lung problems

All Interests: Lung Problems, Consultation, Stress Testing, Sleep Study, Endobronchial Ultrasound, Intensive Care, ... (Read more)

Dr. Elena Mirela Gabor, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
4106 W Lake Mary Boulevard; Suite 100
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Elena Gabor is a general internist in Lake Mary, FL. She speaks Romanian. Dr. Gabor is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. She is a graduate of Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy and a graduate of St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center's residency program. She 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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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Diabetes Screening, Immunization, Hypertension, Physical Exams, Digital X-ray, Women's Health ... (Read more)

Dr. Neeraj Sharma, MD
Specializes in Oncology, Other, Hematology
2100 West 1st Street
Sanford, FL
 

Dr. Neeraj Sharma's specialties are oncology (cancer care) and hematology (blood disorders). He practices in Orange City, FL, Sanford, FL, and Deland, FL. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Sharma graduated from Indira Gandhi Medical College and then he performed his residency at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers. He is affiliated with Orlando Health and Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

All Interests: PET Scan, Bone Cancer, Brain Cancer, Liver Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Skin Cancer, Colon Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jeremy Don Steinbaum, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
1355 S International Parkway; Suite 2451
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Jeremy Steinbaum practices general surgery and vascular surgery in Orange City, FL and Lake Mary, FL. His clinical interests include robotic surgery. Dr. Steinbaum is rated highly by his patients. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Steinbaum attended the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Maryland. Dr. Steinbaum (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Italian. He is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

All Interests: Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Whipple Procedure, Aortobifemoral Bypass, Lung Biopsy, Lower Extremity ... (Read more)

Dr. Ayesha R Ahmar, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
1349 S International Parkway; Suite 1411
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Ayesha Ahmar practices family medicine. Her average rating from her patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Ahmar takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. She studied medicine at the University of the Punjab. She trained at Hahnemann University Hospital for her residency. Dr. Ahmar is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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

All Interests: Depression, Hypertension, Urinalysis, Diabetes, Obesity, Mole Removal, Skin Biopsy, Spirometry, ... (Read more)

Dr. Joan Weber Iacobelli, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
1355 S International Parkway; Suite 2451
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Joan Iacobelli practices general surgery in Orange City, FL and Lake Mary, FL. She is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. Dr. Iacobelli is a graduate of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine. She trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee for her residency. Her patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Relevant Interests: , lung problems

All Interests: Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Whipple Procedure, Aortobifemoral Bypass, Lung Biopsy, Lower Extremity ... (Read more)

Dr. Jesse Wayne Johnson Jr., MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
4106 W Lake Mary Boulevard; Suite 100
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Jesse Johnson's medical specialty is general internal medicine. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Johnson takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He studied medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Diabetes Screening, Immunization, Hypertension, Physical Exams, Digital X-ray, Women's Health ... (Read more)

Dr. Zia E Fatemi, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
758 North Sun Drive; Suite 104
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Zia Fatemi works as an internist. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Fatemi takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Fatemi (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Persian. Dr. Fatemi is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, High Cholesterol, Asthma, Thyroid Problems, Ambulatory Cardiac Monitoring, ... (Read more)

Dr. Khalid L Yaqoob, MD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
450 W State Road 434; Suite 301
Longwood, FL
 

Dr. Khalid Yaqoob's medical specialty is interventional cardiology. Dr. Yaqoob 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 studied medicine at Sindh Medical College. His training includes a residency program at St. John's Episcopal Hospital. Dr. Yaqoob (or staff) is conversant in Urdu, Arabic, and Spanish. Dr. Yaqoob's hospital/clinic affiliations include Orlando Health and Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , pulmonary hypertension

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiomyopathy, Enlarged Heart, Nuclear Stress Test, Hypertension, Tricuspid ... (Read more)

Dr. Gregory L Ortega, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
2100 W 1st Street
Sanford, FL
 

Dr. Gregory Ortega works as a hematologist and oncologist. Patients gave Dr. Ortega an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. His professional affiliations include Orlando Health and Central Florida Regional Hospital. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at National University of Pedro Henriquez Urena and residency at a hospital affiliated with East Tennessee State University (ETSU). He is conversant in Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

All Interests: PET Scan, Bone Cancer, Brain Cancer, Liver Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Skin Cancer, Colon Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Santosh M Nair, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
2100 W 1st Street
Sanford, FL
 

Dr. Santosh Nair's areas of specialization are adult hematology and adult oncology; he sees patients in Orange City, FL, Sanford, FL, and Deland, FL. He is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health and Central Florida Regional Hospital. Dr. Nair honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute and the University of Madras. Dr. Nair completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

All Interests: PET Scan, Bone Cancer, Brain Cancer, Liver Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Skin Cancer, Colon Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Maneesh Gossain, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2200 West 1st Street
Sanford, FL
 

Dr. Maneesh Gossain is a medical specialist in radiation oncology. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota, Dr. Gossain attended medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Gossain is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health and Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

All Interests: Retinoblastoma, Brain Cancer, Larynx Cancer, Liver Cancer, Oral Cancer, Rectal Cancer, Soft Tissue ... (Read more)

Dr. Lynn Van Ummersen, MD
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology, Hematology
917 Rinehart Road; Suite 2041
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Lynn Van Ummersen works as an adult oncologist, medical oncologist, and hematologist in Orange City, FL and Lake Mary, FL. She obtained her medical school training at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and performed her residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and more. Dr. Van Ummersen is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

All Interests: Sickle Cell Disease, Liver Cancer, Skin Cancer, Oral Cancer, Rectal Cancer, Gallbladder Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Wasim Ahmar, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
450 W. State Rd. 434; Suite 3010
Longwood, FL
 

Dr. Wasim Ahmar practices adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. His average rating from his patients is 2.5 stars out of 5. He is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health and Central Florida Regional Hospital. Dr. Ahmar is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Ahmar graduated from King Edward Medical University and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with The University of Toledo. Dr. Ahmar (or staff) is conversant in Urdu and Punjabi.

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Relevant Interests: , pulmonary hypertension

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiomyopathy, Enlarged Heart, Nuclear Stress Test, Hypertension, Tricuspid ... (Read more)

Dr. Kottapurath K Kunjumoideen, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
917 Rinehart Road; Suite 2041
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Kottapurath Kunjumoideen is a hematologist, adult oncologist, and medical oncologist in Lake Mary, FL, Orange City, FL, and Deland, FL. 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 obtained his medical school training at Calicut Medical College and performed his residency at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center. Dr. Kunjumoideen is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

All Interests: Brain Cancer, Sickle Cell Disease, Liver Cancer, Skin Cancer, Oral Cancer, Rectal Cancer, Heart ... (Read more)

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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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