We found 27 providers with an interest in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and who accept BlueOptions All Copay 1505 near New Port Richey, FL.

Showing 1-16 of 27
Selecting one of the sort options will cause this page to reload and list providers by the selected sort order.
Dr. Muhammad Ashraf Khan, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
4746 Rowan Road
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Imran Khan's specialties are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. His areas of expertise include intensive care, asthma, and sleep apnea. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Morton Plant North Bay Hospital and Medical Center of Trinity. Dr. Khan is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Army Medical College and Quaid-e-Azam Medical College, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Sleep Apnea, Lung Problems, Asthma, Sepsis, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. Bharat M Desai, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
8140 Picton Way; Suite 102
Trinity, FL
 

Dr. Bharat Desai is an adult critical care and adult pulmonology specialist in New Port Richey, FL and Trinity, FL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Desai include sinusitis (sinus infection), hay fever (allergic rhinitis), and diabetes. The average patient rating for Dr. Desai is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Desai is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He graduated from Medical College Baroda and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. Dr. Desai (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Gujarati and Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with Morton Plant North Bay Hospital and Medical Center of Trinity.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , emphysema, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Immunization, Bronchoscopy, Hypertension, Lung Problems, Diabetes, Excision of ... (Read more)

Dr. Mukesh R Patel, MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
4738 Grand Boulevard; Suite H
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Mukesh Patel works as a pulmonologist. In addition to English, Dr. Patel (or staff) speaks Gujarati and Hindi. Clinical interests for Dr. Patel include emphysema, cancer, and bronchitis. Dr. Patel's hospital/clinic affiliations include Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, and Medical Center of Trinity. After attending Medical College Baroda for medical school, he completed his residency training at Woodhull Medical Center. He 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.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , emphysema, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Lung Biopsy, Bronchitis, Bronchoscopy, Cystic Fibrosis, Sleep Apnea, Lung ... (Read more)

Dr. Amir Ali Noorani, MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
4746 Rowan Road
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Amir Noorani's specialty is adult pulmonology. His areas of expertise include the following: holter monitoring, lung cancer, and bronchitis. He has a 2.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Noorani takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended Dow Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU) for residency. He has received professional recognition including the following: Florida Super Doctors 2009 - Gulf Coast Edition. Dr. Noorani (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu, Gujarati, and Hindi. Dr. Noorani's professional affiliations include BayCare Physician Partners, Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, and Medical Center of Trinity.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Bronchitis, Sleep Apnea, Lung Problems, Lung Cancer, Asthma, Chronic Obstructive ... (Read more)

Dr. Bina Jain, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
5522 Trouble Creek Road; Suite 102
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Bina Jain is a critical care specialist and adult pulmonologist. Dr. Jain attended Lady Hardinge Medical College and then went on to complete her residency at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County. Her areas of expertise include sleep disorders, emphysema, and lung cancer. On average, patients gave her a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Jain honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Jain (or staff) speaks Hindi. She is affiliated with Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, and Medical Center of Trinity.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , emphysema, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Bronchitis, Lung Problems, Lung Cancer, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Asthma, Chronic ... (Read more)

Dr. Shiv Kumar Aggarwal, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
5522 Trouble Creek Road; Suite 100
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Shiv Aggarwal practices general internal medicine. Dr. Aggarwal (or staff) speaks Greek, Polish, and Hindi. These areas are among his clinical interests: alcohol abuse, heart problems, and biofeedback. Dr. Aggarwal is professionally affiliated with Morton Plant North Bay Hospital and Medical Center of Trinity. He is a graduate of Maulana Azad Medical College. He trained at Lutheran Medical Center for his residency. Patient reviews placed Dr. Aggarwal at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , emphysema, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Auto Injuries, Incontinence, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Hypertension, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jayadeva Chowdappa, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Other
3535 Little Road
Trinity, FL
 

Dr. Jayadeva Chowdappa's specialty is general internal medicine. His clinical interests include depression, holter monitoring, and audiometry test. Dr. Chowdappa is professionally affiliated with Morton Plant North Bay Hospital and Medical Center of Trinity. 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 graduated from Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute and Bangalore University and then he performed his residency at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers. He is conversant in Persian.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , emphysema, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Depression, Audiometry Test, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Sleep Apnea, ... (Read more)

Dr. Navnit Ukabhai Patel, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, General Pediatrics
2254 Us Hwy 19 North; Mount Vernon Plaza
Holiday, FL
 

Dr. Navnit Patel specializes in general internal medicine and general pediatrics and practices in Holiday, FL and New Port Richey, FL. After completing medical school at the University of Zambia School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center. His areas of expertise include the following: diabetes, herpes, and geriatric health. Dr. Patel's patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Patel speaks Gujarati. He is affiliated with Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, and Medical Center of Trinity.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Herpes, Fibromyalgia, Hypertension, Hepatobiliary Disorders, Diabetes, ... (Read more)

Dr. Usha Agarwal, MD
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
3543 Little Road; Suite B
Trinity, FL
 

Dr. Usha Agarwal specializes in adult infectious disease. Clinical interests for Dr. Agarwal include heart problems, hepatitis, and lupus. The average patient rating for Dr. Agarwal is 1.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Agarwal honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. She is a graduate of Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College and a graduate of Harlem Hospital Center's residency program. Dr. Agarwal (or staff) is conversant in Hindi. Dr. Agarwal's professional affiliations include Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, and Medical Center of Trinity.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , emphysema, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Herpes, Fibromyalgia, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Hepatobiliary Disorders, Diabetes, Sexual ... (Read more)

Dr. David Lawrence Herndon, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
7633 Cita Ln; New Port
Richey, FL
 

Dr. David Herndon practices family medicine. He studied medicine at A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Herndon completed a residency program at Largo Medical Center. These areas are among Dr. Herndon's clinical interests: warts, menopause, and cryotherapy. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Herndon (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, Bulgarian, and Russian. Dr. Herndon's professional affiliations include Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, Access Healthcare, and Morton Plant North Bay Hospital.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , emphysema

All Interests: Warts, Cryosurgery, Depression, Immunization, Hypertension, Surgical Procedures, Diabetes, ... (Read more)

Dr. Najam Javeed, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
4740 Mile Stretch Drive
Holiday, FL
 

Dr. Najam Javeed's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Javeed has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. His clinical interests include diabetes, arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), and holter monitoring. His hospital/clinic affiliations include BayCare Physician Partners, Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, and Morton Plant North Bay Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute for medical school, he completed his residency training at Jersey City Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Seton Hall University. Dr. Javeed (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Spanish, and Hindi.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Nuclear Stress Test, Hypertension, Diabetes, Arrhythmias, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mason Ivor Hubsher, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
6545 Ridge Road; Suite 4
Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Mason Hubsher works as an internist. His average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hubsher include alcohol abuse, depression, and sleep apnea. Dr. Hubsher accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He graduated from State University of New York (SUNY) and then he performed his residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Hubsher is professionally affiliated with Medical Center of Trinity.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , emphysema

All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Osteoporosis, Electrocardiogram, Rheumatic Diseases, Irritable Bowel ... (Read more)

Dr. Norma Bernardina Sanchez Herrera, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
5340 Gulf Drive; Suite 102
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Norma Sanchez Humala's specialty is family medicine. These areas are among Dr. Sanchez Humala's clinical interests: diabetes, depression, and hypertension (high blood pressure). Patient ratings for Dr. Sanchez Humala average 4.5 stars out of 5. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Sanchez Humala obtained her medical school training at Cayetano Heredia University and performed her residency at Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center.. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Medical Center of Trinity.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Depression, Hypertension, Physical Exams, Diabetes, High Cholesterol, Asthma, Chronic Obstructive ... (Read more)

Dr. Tarak Suman Choksi, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
1838 Health Care Drive
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Tarak Choksi sees patients in Lutz, FL, Tampa, FL, and Trinity, FL. His medical specialties are general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Areas of expertise for Dr. Choksi include heart problems, sleep apnea, and liver disease. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Choksi takes. Dr. Choksi attended medical school at Smt. NHL Municipal Medical College. Dr. Choksi trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and New York Methodist Hospital for residency. Dr. Choksi (or staff) speaks the following languages: Russian, Ukrainian, and Gujarati. He is professionally affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital - North, St. Joseph's Women's Hospital, and St. Joseph Children's Hospital.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , emphysema, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Depression, Substance Abuse, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Sleep Apnea, ... (Read more)

Dr. John Dean Ibrahim, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
8133 State Road 54
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. John Ibrahim's medical specialty is family medicine. Dr. Ibrahim is conversant in Spanish. His areas of expertise include thyroid problems, depression, and general care. He is affiliated with BayCare Physician Partners, Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, and Medical Center of Trinity. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center, Dr. Ibrahim attended medical school at Medical University of the Americas. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ibrahim accepts.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Depression, Sports Health, Diabetes Management, Immunization, Bronchitis, Influenza, ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard A Miller, DO
Specializes in Internal Medicine, Adolescent Medicine, Geriatrics
4642 Darlington Road
Holiday, FL
 

Dr. Richard Miller works as a geriatrician and adolescent medicine specialist. Dr. Miller has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. These areas are among his clinical interests: gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), heart problems, and minor surgery. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Before completing his residency at Monmouth Medical Center, Dr. Miller attended medical school at Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Medical Center of Trinity.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , emphysema, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Hypertension, Hypoglycemia, Gastrointestinal Problems, Heart Problems, ... (Read more)

Conditions / Treatments

Gender

Insurance

Reviews

Medicare Patient Age

Medicare Patient Conditions

Medicare Patient Ethnicity

Medicare Patient Insurance Eligibility

Additional Information

Distinctions

Foreign Language

Accessibility

Online Communication

Patient Demographic

Practice Affiliation

Time Commitments

Certifications

Credentials

Fellowship

Medical School

Residency

Specialty

Years Since Graduation

What is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)?

COPD, or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, is a progressive lung disease that makes it difficult to breathe. It is really two diseases in one: chronic bronchitis (which causes inflammation and thick mucus production in the airways of the lungs) and emphysema (which damages the air sacs and alveoli, delicate structures of the lung tissue that allow a person to breathe).

In the United States, almost all cases of COPD are caused by smoking or exposure to tobacco smoke. Other causes include occupational exposure to dust, chemicals and pollution, and a rare genetic condition.

COPD causes a wet cough that doesn’t go away. It can come with shortness of breath and wheezing, or a tight feeling in the chest. Some people have flare ups where their symptoms get worse, and during this time they can also experience flu-like symptoms such as fever and fatigue.

There is no cure for COPD, but there are treatments to improve breathing and slow the progression of the disease. The first step is to reduce exposure to what caused COPD in the first place, such as smoking. Medicines such as bronchodilators, usually given in an inhaler, can relax the muscles around the airways and make it easier to breathe. Sometimes they are given along with glucocorticosteroids, drugs that reduce inflammation. Vaccines help prevent respiratory illnesses that can worsen COPD. Oxygen therapy can be used if people aren’t able to get enough oxygen into their lungs on their own. In extreme cases, surgery can be used to remove damaged tissue from the lungs or even perform a lung transplant.
Selecting a checkbox option will refresh the page.