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We found 4 pulmonologists who accept Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida BlueOptions Everyday Health Premier near Vero Beach, FL.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology, Preventive Medicine
1355 37th Street; Suite 302
Vero Beach, FL
 

Dr. John Suen, who practices in Vero Beach, FL, is a medical specialist in adult critical care, undersea and hyperbaric medicine, and sleep medicine. Dr. Suen takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Mandarin.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
1000 36th Street
Vero Beach, FL
 

Dr. Diego Maldonado is a critical care specialist and adult pulmonologist. The average patient rating for Dr. Maldonado is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Maldonado honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He is a graduate of Central University of Ecuador.

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Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
1155 35th Lane; Suite 201
Vero Beach, FL
 

Dr. Hermes Velasquez sees patients in Vero Beach, FL. His medical specialty is adult pulmonology. He honors 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
3725 12th Court; Suite A
Vero Beach, FL
 

Dr. Michele Maholtz is an adult pulmonology specialist in Vero Beach, FL. Her patients gave her an average rating of 2.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Maholtz honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. She attended medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College.

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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.