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

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

Dr. Andres Pelaez works as an adult critical care specialist and adult pulmonologist in Orlando, FL, Gainesville, FL, and Tampa, FL. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His clinical interests encompass lung transplant, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), and pulmonary hypertension. Dr. Pelaez is affiliated with the University of Florida Health (UF Health) and Orlando Health. He attended CES University, Institute of Health Sciences for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio for residency. 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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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 is a critical care specialist and pulmonologist. He studied medicine at Tehran University of Medical Sciences. His areas of expertise include lung transplant, heart transplant, and lung problems. Dr. Emtiazjoo is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of The American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP), Best case presentation. CHEST 2011, Honolulu, HI. His professional affiliations include the University of Florida Health (UF Health) and Orlando Health.

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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 specializes in adult critical care and pulmonology (lung & respiratory disease). In his practice, Dr. Chandrashekaran focuses on lung transplant and lung problems. Dr. Chandrashekaran's hospital/clinic affiliations include the University of Florida Health (UF Health) and Orlando Health. United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chandrashekaran accepts. He graduated from Kurnool Medical College and then he performed his residency at St. Francis Hospital. He has received professional recognition including the following: 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 is a specialist in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He works in Orlando, FL and Gainesville, FL. Dr. Nasser is especially interested in acute respiratory distress syndrome and sepsis (blood poisoning). 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. He attended the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee for residency. He is affiliated with 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's specialties are acupuncture and podiatry (foot & ankle medicine). His areas of expertise include gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), menstrual disorders, and cancer supportive care. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Osterweil honors. For his residency, Dr. Osterweil trained at Genessee Hospital.

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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 practices pediatric cardiology. Dr. Garcia has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is in-network for Coresource, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He attended Central University of Ecuador for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center for residency. He is conversant in Spanish. He 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. Steven Gerard Lester, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
52 West Gore Street
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Steven Lester works as a radiation oncologist. He is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital and Orlando Health. Dr. Lester's education and training includes medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport and residency at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lester honors.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

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

Dr. Robert Barrett is an adult cardiology and interventional cardiology specialist in Kissimmee, FL, Saint Cloud, FL, and Orlando, FL. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Barrett's professional affiliations include St. Cloud Regional Medical Center, Osceola Regional Medical Center, and Orlando Health. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He is a graduate of Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center and Tulane University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Barrett trained at Parkland Health & Hospital System.

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Relevant Interests: , pulmonary hypertension, lung problems

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Nuclear Stress Test, Heart Problems, Lung Problems, Pulmonary Hypertension, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Patrick Fisher's specialty is adult cardiology. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Fisher takes. Dr. Fisher is a graduate of A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine and a graduate of McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University's residency program. His professional affiliations include 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: Nuclear Stress Test, Heart Problems, Lung Problems, Aortic Aneurysm, Arrhythmias, Pulmonary ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Maneesh Gossain practices radiation oncology in Sanford, FL and Orlando, FL. He studied medicine at Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Gossain trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota for his 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. Dr. Gossain is affiliated with Orlando Health and Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

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

Dr. Neel Patel is a specialist in adult cardiology. He is conversant in Gujarati. Dr. Patel is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. He attended Saba University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University for residency. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 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.

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Relevant Interests: , pulmonary hypertension

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

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

Dr. Sthorn Thatayatikom works as an allergist/immunologist. Dr. Thatayatikom's clinical interests include hay fever (allergic rhinitis), asthma, and atopic dermatitis. She is affiliated with the University of Florida Health (UF Health). For her professional training, Dr. Thatayatikom completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU). 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. Awards and/or distinctions she has received include The Nightingale Award, The Nursing Association of Thailand and The Excellent Student Award, International English Center, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

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

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

Dr. Sayed Hussain is an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. His areas of expertise include the following: aortic valve regurgitation, coronary angiogram, and pulmonary valve disease. Dr. Hussain is affiliated with South Lake Hospital and Osceola Regional Medical Center. He takes 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 St. Louis University (SLU), Dr. Hussain attended medical school at Aga Khan University Medical College.

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Relevant Interests: , pulmonary hypertension, lung problems

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiomyopathy, Aortic Stenosis, Enlarged Heart, Carotid Artery Stenting, ... (Read more)

Dr. Agustin Ramos, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
2501 North Orange Avenue; Suite 310
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Agustin Ramos specializes in pediatric cardiology and practices in Orlando, FL, Celebration, FL, and Port Orange, FL. Dr. Ramos's average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: ambulatory event monitoring (AEM), holter monitoring, and heart failure. He is professionally affiliated with Osceola Regional Medical Center and Central Florida Regional Hospital. Coresource, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ramos honors. He trained at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center for residency. Dr. Ramos (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and French.

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Relevant Interests: , pulmonary hypertension

All Interests: Cardiomyopathy, Enlarged Heart, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Heart Problems, Arrhythmias, Pulmonary ... (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 Torresaguiar's medical specialty is adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Torresaguiar is conversant in Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include South Lake Hospital and Osceola Regional Medical Center. His education and training includes medical school at Autonomous University of Barcelona Faculty of Medicine and residency at Norwalk Hospital. Dr. Torresaguiar takes 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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Relevant Interests: , pulmonary hypertension, lung problems

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Nuclear Stress Test, Heart Problems, Lung Problems, Heart Stent Placement, ... (Read more)

Dr. Johnson Pervez Massey, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
4529 Edgewater Drive
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Johnson Massey's medical specialty is adult cardiology. Patient ratings for Dr. Massey average 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Massey takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He graduated from Punjab Medical College and King Edward Medical University and then he performed his residency at Mount Vernon Hospital. He is professionally affiliated with St. Cloud Regional Medical Center, Osceola Regional Medical Center, and Orlando Health.

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Relevant Interests: , pulmonary hypertension, lung problems

All Interests: Nuclear Stress Test, Heart Problems, Lung Problems, Aortic Aneurysm, Arrhythmias, Pulmonary ... (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.