We found 19 providers with an interest in lung problems and who accept Humana Bronze 6450/HMO Premier near Winter Park, FL.

Dr. Andres Pelaez Freidel, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
1115 E. Ridgewood Street
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Andres Pelaez is a medical specialist in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. His areas of expertise include the following: lung transplant, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), and pulmonary hypertension. Dr. Pelaez accepts 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 CES University, Institute of Health Sciences and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Pelaez is professionally affiliated with the University of Florida Health (UF Health) and Orlando Health.

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Relevant Interests: , pulmonary hypertension, lung problems

All Interests: Lung Problems, Pulmonary Hypertension, Lung Transplant, Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

Dr. Amir Mohammad Emtiazjoo, MS, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Other, Adult Pulmonology
1222 S. Orange Avenue; 2nd Floor
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Amir Emtiazjoo's specialties are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. In his practice, Dr. Emtiazjoo focuses on lung transplant, heart transplant, and lung problems. His hospital/clinic affiliations include the University of Florida Health (UF Health) and Orlando Health. Dr. Emtiazjoo is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He is a graduate of Tehran University of Medical Sciences. Dr. Emtiazjoo has received the following distinction: The American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP), Best case presentation. CHEST 2011, Honolulu, HI.

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Relevant Interests: , lung problems

All Interests: Lung Transplant, Lung Problems, Heart Transplant

Dr. Satish Chandrashekaran, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Pulmonology
1222 S. Orange Avenue; 2nd Floor
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Satish Chandrashekaran's areas of specialization are adult critical care and pulmonology (lung & respiratory disease); he sees patients in Orlando, FL, Gainesville, FL, and Jacksonville, FL. His clinical interests encompass lung transplant and lung problems. His hospital/clinic affiliations include the University of Florida Health (UF Health) and Orlando Health. Dr. Chandrashekaran is an in-network provider for United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at St. Francis Hospital, Dr. Chandrashekaran attended medical school at Kurnool Medical College. Dr. Chandrashekaran has received the distinction of Winner of Grand Medical Jeopardy 2003, St. Francis Hospital, Evanston, IL..

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Relevant Interests: , lung problems

All Interests: Lung Transplant, Lung Problems

Dr. Wael Nasser, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
86 W Underwood Street; Suite 102, Mp 53
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Wael Nasser practices adult critical care and adult pulmonology. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee, Dr. Nasser attended the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine for medical school. Clinical interests for Dr. Nasser include acute respiratory distress syndrome and sepsis (blood poisoning). 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. His professional affiliations include South Lake Hospital, the University of Florida Health (UF Health), and North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , acute respiratory distress syndrome

All Interests: Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Sepsis

Glenn H Osterweil, MS
Specializes in Acupuncture, Podiatry
851 S Sr; 434 Suite 1200
Altamonte Springs, FL
 

Dr. Glenn Osterweil is an acupuncturist and foot doctor. Dr. Osterweil's areas of expertise include the following: gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), menstrual disorders, and cancer supportive care. He trained at Genessee Hospital for residency. 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.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Sports Health, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Moxibustion, Common Cold, Cupping, Fibromyalgia, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jorge Antonio Garcia, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
2501 North Orange Avenue; Suite 310
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Jorge Garcia is a physician who specializes in pediatric cardiology. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He is an in-network provider for Coresource, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending Central University of Ecuador for medical school, Dr. Garcia completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Garcia is affiliated with Osceola Regional Medical Center and Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , pulmonary hypertension

All Interests: Cardiomyopathy, Enlarged Heart, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Aneurysm, Stress Testing, Arrhythmias, ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Lou Barrett Jr., MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
4529 Edgewater Drive
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Robert Barrett is an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. Dr. Barrett is affiliated with St. Cloud Regional Medical Center, Osceola Regional Medical Center, and Orlando Health. His education and training includes medical school at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center and Tulane University School of Medicine and residency at Parkland Health & Hospital System. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Barrett is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , pulmonary hypertension, lung problems

All Interests: Nuclear Stress Test, Pulmonary Valve Disease, Heart Problems, Lung Problems, Aortic Aneurysm, ... (Read more)

Dr. Steven Gerard Lester, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
52 West Gore Street
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Steven Lester is a radiation oncologist in Sanford, FL and Orlando, FL. He attended medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University for his residency. Dr. Lester is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital and Orlando Health.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

All Interests: Larynx Cancer, Liver Cancer, Neck Cancer, Oral Cancer, Rectal Cancer, Soft Tissue Sarcoma, Tongue ... (Read more)

Dr. Patrick William Fisher, PhD, DO
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
483 N Semoran Boulevard; Suite 102
Winter Park, FL
 

Dr. Patrick Fisher is a specialist in adult cardiology. He works in Orlando, FL, Davenport, FL, and Saint Cloud, FL. Dr. Fisher is a graduate of A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Fisher completed residency programs at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University and a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). 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. Dr. Fisher is professionally affiliated with St. Cloud Regional Medical Center, Osceola Regional Medical Center, and Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , pulmonary hypertension, lung problems

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

Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
483 N Semoran Boulevard; Suite 102
Winter Park, FL
 

Dr. Sayed Hussain is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. His areas of expertise include aortic valve regurgitation, coronary angiogram, and pulmonary valve disease. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Hussain obtained his medical school training at Aga Khan University Medical College and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU). Dr. Hussain is professionally affiliated with South Lake Hospital and Osceola Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , pulmonary hypertension, lung problems

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

Dr. Roberto Luis Torres-Aguiar, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
483 N Semoran Boulevard; Suite 102
Winter Park, FL
 

Dr. Roberto Torres-Aguiar works as an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. He speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with South Lake Hospital and Osceola Regional Medical Center. Dr. Torres-Aguiar is a graduate of Autonomous University of Barcelona Faculty of Medicine and a graduate of Norwalk Hospital's residency program. 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.

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Relevant Interests: , pulmonary hypertension, lung problems

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Nuclear Stress Test, Stress Echo, Pulmonary Valve Disease, Heart Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sthorn Thatayatikom, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Allergy & Immunology
1717 S. Orange Avenue; Suite 100
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Sthorn Thatayatikom is a specialist in allergy & immunology. She works in Gainesville, FL and Orlando, FL. She trained at a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU) for her residency. She is especially interested in hay fever (allergic rhinitis), asthma, and atopic dermatitis. Dr. Thatayatikom takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She has received professional recognition including the following: The Nightingale Award, The Nursing Association of Thailand and The Excellent Student Award, International English Center, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado. She is affiliated with the University of Florida Health (UF Health).

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Atopic Dermatitis, Allergies, Food Allergy, Hay Fever, Asthma

Dr. Maneesh Gossain, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
52 West Gore Street
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Maneesh Gossain is a radiation oncology specialist. 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. After completing medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine, Dr. Gossain performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota. He is 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. Agustin Ramos, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
2501 North Orange Avenue; Suite 310
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Agustin Ramos, who practices in Orlando, FL, Celebration, FL, and Port Orange, FL, is a medical specialist in pediatric cardiology. His medical residency was performed at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. Clinical interests for Dr. Ramos include ambulatory event monitoring (AEM), holter monitoring, and heart failure. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Coresource, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Ramos (or staff) speaks Spanish and French. Dr. Ramos's professional affiliations include Osceola Regional Medical Center and Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , pulmonary hypertension

All Interests: Cardiomyopathy, Enlarged Heart, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Heart Problems, Arrhythmias, Pulmonary ... (Read more)

Dr. Patrick F Mathias, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
4529 Edgewater Drive
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Patrick Mathias practices adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Mathias is professionally affiliated with St. Cloud Regional Medical Center, Osceola Regional Medical Center, and Orlando Health. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from St. John's Medical College. Dr. Mathias's medical residency was performed at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County.

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Relevant Interests: , pulmonary hypertension, lung problems

All Interests: Nuclear Stress Test, Pulmonary Valve Disease, Lung Problems, Aortic Aneurysm, Stent, Arrhythmias, ... (Read more)

Dr. Neel R Patel, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
500 N Maitland Avenue; Suite 111
Maitland, FL
 

Dr. Neel Patel's specialty is adult cardiology. He attended medical school at Saba University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Patel completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. Dr. Patel's average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Patel is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. In addition to English, he speaks Gujarati. He is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , pulmonary hypertension

All Interests: Cardiomyopathy, Nuclear Stress Test, Hypertension, Tricuspid Valve Disease, Aortic Aneurysm, Stent, ... (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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