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We found 97 providers with an interest in asthma and who accept Humana Gold HMO near Brookfield, IL.

Dr. Rajinder Kumar Arora, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology, Pediatric Critical Care
Surgical Treatment Center
Westchester, IL
 

Dr. Rajinder Arora's medical specialty is pediatric pulmonology and pediatric critical care. Dr. Arora's areas of expertise include the following: intensive care, asthma, and sleep apnea. Dr. Arora's professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. Dr. Arora takes several insurance carriers, including HFN, Great-West Healthcare, and Humana HMO. Dr. Arora is open to new patients. Dr. Arora graduated from Maulana Azad Medical College and then Dr. Arora performed Dr. Arora's residency at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans and a hospital affiliated with Tulane University. Dr. Arora has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Arora (or staff) speaks Hindi.

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All Interests: Mechanical Ventilation, Intensive Care, Sleep Apnea, Lung Problems, Cough, Asthma

Dr. Karen Kerr Botsoe, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
5201 Willow Springs Road; Suite 150
Lagrange, IL
 

Dr. Karen Botsoe's specialty is general internal medicine. Her areas of expertise include the following: diabetes, well woman gynecology, and cancer screening. Dr. Botsoe's hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Health Partners (AHP), Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. She studied medicine at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. Dr. Botsoe is conversant in Spanish.

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All Interests: Depression, Diabetes, Arthritis, Asthma, Blood Pressure Problems, Cancer Screening, Cardiac Risk ... (Read more)

Dr. Susanna Antonia McColley, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology
Surgical Treatment Center
Westchester, IL
 

Dr. Susanna McColley is a pediatric pulmonologist. Areas of particular interest for Dr. McColley include cystic fibrosis (CF) and asthma. She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare HMO. Before completing her residency at Baltimore City Hospitals, Dr. McColley attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. She has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. Dr. McColley is conversant in French. She is affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She is accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Cystic Fibrosis, Lung Problems, Asthma, Chronic Cough

Dr. Tahir Rohail, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2910 Harlem Avenue; #1
Riverside, IL
 

Dr. Tahir Rohail sees patients in Riverside, IL and Hines, IL. His medical specialty is general internal medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Rohail include cancer screening, cardiac risk reduction, and adolescent issues. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Rohail studied medicine at King Edward Medical University. Dr. Rohail (or staff) speaks Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi. Dr. Rohail's professional affiliations include Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital.

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All Interests: Depression, Adolescent Issues, Eating Disorders, Diabetes, Arthritis, Hormone Replacement Therapy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Baltazar Remigio R Espiritu, MD
Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
2160 S First Avenue; 101-1740, Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood, IL
 

Dr. Baltazar Espiritu is an allergy & immunology specialist in Maywood, IL, Oakbrook Terrace, IL, and Hines, IL. Dr. Espiritu speaks Filipino. These areas are among his clinical interests: hay fever (allergic rhinitis), asthma, and hives (uritcaria). His professional affiliations include Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC) and Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital. Before performing his residency at Chicago Medical School, Dr. Espiritu attended the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery for medical school. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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All Interests: Allergies, Hives, Hay Fever, Asthma

Dr. Juan Gabriel Flores, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
12004 S Rt; 59 Ste 100
Plainfield, IL
 

Dr. Juan Flores is a specialist in adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. He works in Naperville, IL and Plainfield, IL. His clinical interests include emphysema, lung cancer, and intensive care. Dr. Flores takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He graduated from Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Flores is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Sleep Apnea, Snoring, Lung Cancer, Asthma, Insomnia, Sleep Problems, Intensive ... (Read more)

Dr. Jesse Kitai Park, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
100 Tower Drive; Suite 105
Burr Ridge, IL
 

Dr. Jesse Park is a general internist. His clinical interests include well woman gynecology, cancer screening, and cardiac risk reduction. Dr. Park is rated highly by his patients. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Preferred Network Access (PNA). He attended medical school at Eastern Virginia Medical School. Dr. Park is conversant in Korean. He is affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital.

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All Interests: Cancer Screening, Cardiac Risk Reduction, Headache, Osteoporosis, Fibromyalgia, Preventive Care, ... (Read more)

Dr. Abdul-Kader K Malhes, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
8711 W. Cermak Road
Riverside, IL
 

Dr. Abdul Malhes works as a general pediatrician. Dr. Malhes's areas of expertise include the following: diabetes, learning disabilities, and hay fever (allergic rhinitis). The average patient rating for Dr. Malhes is 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Preferred Network Access (PNA), as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Malhes studied medicine at the University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Arabic. His professional affiliations include Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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All Interests: Hearing Evaluation, Allergies, Intestinal Problems, Behavior Problems, Weight Management, Cerebral ... (Read more)

Dr. John D Porcelli, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
133 E Brush Hill Road; Suite 110
Elmhurst, IL
 

Dr. John Porcelli's specialties are adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. He practices in Downers Grove, IL and Elmhurst, IL. In his practice, he is particularly interested in sleep disorders, emphysema, and intensive care. Dr. Porcelli is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He attended Rush Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Rush University Medical Center for residency. Dr. Porcelli is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Asthma, Intensive Care, Hay Fever, Emphysema

Dr. Mohamed Nazhat Jabri, MD
Specializes in Other, General Pediatrics
120 East Ogden Avenue; Suite 120
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Mohamed Jabri's specialty is general pediatrics. He is rated 2.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. These areas are among Dr. Jabri's clinical interests: learning disabilities, nutrition counseling, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). He takes United Healthcare HMO, United Healthcare POS, and United Healthcare PPO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Jabri completed residency programs at Mercy Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago. He is conversant in Arabic.

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All Interests: Hearing Evaluation, Allergies, Ear Problems, Nutrition Counseling, Learning Disabilities, Attention ... (Read more)

Dr. Youngran Chung, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology
Surgical Treatment Center
Westchester, IL
 

Dr. Youngran Chung's area of specialization is pediatric pulmonology. Dr. Chung is conversant in Korean. Areas of expertise for Dr. Chung include homeopathic treatment, medical hypnosis, and cystic fibrosis (CF). Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. After completing medical school at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Dr. Chung performed her residency at Michael Reese Hospital and Rush University Medical Center. She accepts United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare EPO, United Healthcare HMO, and more. She is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Homeopathic Treatment, Cystic Fibrosis, Lung Problems, Cough, Alternative Medicine, Asthma, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jobby J Mampilly, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
12004 S Rt; 59 Ste 100
Plainfield, IL
 

Dr. Jobby Mampilly's specialties are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He practices in Naperville, IL and Plainfield, IL. He has a special interest in intensive care, cystic fibrosis (CF), and asthma. Dr. Mampilly honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University, Dr. Mampilly attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Mampilly is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Cystic Fibrosis, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Cough, Asthma, Intensive Care

Dr. Ravi R Nemivant, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
12004 S Rt; 59 Ste 100
Plainfield, IL
 

Dr. Ravi Nemivant practices adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Nemivant include sleep disorders, emphysema, and lung cancer. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Rush Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Rush University Medical Center for residency. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Dr. Nemivant is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Thoracic Cancer, Cystic Fibrosis, Snoring, Lung Cancer, Asthma, Intensive Care, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael T Hoffman, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
1200 S York Road
Elmhurst, IL
 

Dr. Michael Hoffman sees patients in Elmhurst, IL and Bloomingdale, IL. His medical specialty is general pediatrics. His areas of expertise include the following: diabetes, newborn care, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). Dr. Hoffman's hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Elmhurst Memorial Elmhurst Clinic. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Hoffman is accepting new patients. He attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University for residency.

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All Interests: Sports Health, Weight Management, Diabetes, Newborn Care, Attention Deficit Disorder, Sexual Abuse, ... (Read more)

Dr. Victoria Uribe, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
1200 S York Road
Elmhurst, IL
 

Dr. Victoria Uribe's area of specialization is general pediatrics. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Uribe include newborn care, asthma, and preventive care. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and CIGNA Plans. Before completing her residency at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Dr. Uribe attended medical school at Stanford University School of Medicine. She is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Uribe's professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Elmhurst Memorial Elmhurst Clinic. Her practice is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Newborn Care, Asthma, Preventive Care, Breastfeeding Issues

Dr. Marie K Philobos, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
1225 West Lake Street
Melrose Park, IL
 

Dr. Marie Philobos works as a pediatrician. She is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Philobos include diabetes, nutrition counseling, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). Dr. Philobos takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. She obtained her medical school training at Alexandria University Faculty of Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois and a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. She speaks Arabic. Dr. Philobos is professionally affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital.

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What is Asthma?

Asthma is a chronic lung disease where the tissue and airways of the lungs become extremely sensitive to certain substances. When these substances are breathed in, the lungs become inflamed. The muscles around the airways tighten and squeeze the lungs, and passages within the lungs swell and tighten. The airways themselves produce mucus, which further clogs the tightened, swollen airways. A person having an asthma attack finds it very difficult to breathe, and a severe attack can even be fatal.

Asthma affects people of all ages, but people with asthma are most often diagnosed as children. Symptoms can include wheezing, a tight feeling in the chest, shortness of breath, and coughing. Some people have mild symptoms all the time, and some people have no symptoms at all, but everyone with asthma is susceptible to occasional severe attacks or flare-ups of symptoms when they are exposed to triggers. Triggers vary widely but can include:

  • Allergens (dust mites, pet fur, mold, pollen, grass)
  • Irritants (smoke, pollution, dust, chemicals)
  • Viral infections
  • Physical activity, especially outdoors
  • Certain medications or chemicals in foods (aspirin, sulfites)

Treatment for most asthma patients involves three steps. Learn what your asthma triggers are and avoid them. Take a daily control medication, usually an inhaled corticosteroid, to reduce inflammation in the lungs. Also, have “rescue medication” with you at all times to take in case of a severe attack. These quick-acting inhaled medications relax the muscles around the airways and allow the lungs to open up for air.

There is no cure for asthma, but with treatment it should not interfere with your daily life and activities.