We found 92 providers with an interest in asthma and who accept PHCS PPO near Carol Stream, IL.

Dr. Mandeep S Kohli, DO
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
303 E Army Trail Road; Suite 301
Bloomingdale, IL
 

Dr. Mandeep Kohli's medical specialty is general internal medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Kohli include cancer screening, cardiac risk reduction, and heart problems. Dr. Kohli is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and then he performed his residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. Dr. Kohli (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi. Dr. Kohli is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, and Edward-Elmhurst Health. He welcomes new patients.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Depression, Hypertension, Osteopathic Medicine, Heart Problems, Diabetes, Arthritis, Asthma, Blood ... (Read more)

Dr. Greg Edward Sharon, MD
Specializes in Adult Allergy & Immunology
303 E Army Trail Road; Suite 403
Bloomingdale, IL
 

Dr. Greg Sharon's medical specialty is adult allergy & immunology. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Sharon include sinusitis (sinus infection), contact dermatitis, and migraine. Dr. Sharon is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Preferred Network Access (PNA), Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare HMO. Before completing his residency at Rush University Medical Center, Dr. Sharon attended medical school at Rush Medical College. His professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, and Asthma & Allergy Center. He is accepting new patients.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Drug Allergy, Eczema, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Contact Dermatitis, Sinus Problems, Food Allergy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Luis E Torero, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology, Pediatric Critical Care
25 N Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Luis Torero's specialties are pediatric pulmonology and pediatric critical care. Dr. Torero (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and French. His clinical interests encompass cystic fibrosis (CF) and asthma. His 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. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University, Dr. Torero attended medical school at Cayetano Heredia University. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Cystic Fibrosis, Lung Problems, Asthma

Dr. Christopher G Santi, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, General Pediatrics
2001 N Gary Avenue; Suite 110
Wheaton, IL
 

Dr. Christopher Santi's areas of specialization are general internal medicine and general pediatrics; he sees patients in Wheaton, IL. His areas of expertise include the following: diabetes, heart problems, and hypertension (high blood pressure). Dr. Santi honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. His education and training includes medical school at Rush Medical College and residency at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. Dr. Santi is open to new patients.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Diabetes, Asthma

Dr. Tara Elizabeth Jackson, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
946 N Neltnor Boulevard; Suite 120
West Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Tara Doman's area of specialization is general pediatrics. She is conversant in Spanish. Her areas of expertise include the following: abuse, dermatitis (skin inflammation), and newborn care. Dr. Doman's hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. She attended medical school at Duke University School of Medicine. She completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). Dr. Doman is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Doman's practice is open to new patients.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Adolescent Issues, Sports Health, Immunization, Bronchitis, Allergic Headache, Allergies, Acute ... (Read more)

Dr. Brian Alan Smart, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
430 Pennsylvania Avenue
Glen Ellyn, IL
 

Dr. Brian Smart practices pediatric allergy & immunology. He obtained his medical school training at Duke University School of Medicine and performed his residency at St. Louis Children's Hospital. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Smart include asthma. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Smart is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Allergies, Lung Problems, Asthma

Dr. Priya J Bansal, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology, Adult Allergy & Immunology
303 E Army Trail Road; Suite 403
Bloomingdale, IL
 

Dr. Priya Bansal is a medical specialist in pediatric allergy & immunology and adult allergy & immunology. She has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. These areas are among her clinical interests: sinusitis (sinus infection), contact dermatitis, and hay fever (allergic rhinitis). Dr. Bansal is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), and Asthma & Allergy Center. She takes Preferred Network Access (PNA), Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Bansal is accepting new patients. She attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago for residency. Dr. Bansal (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, Hindi, and Punjabi.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Nasal Congestion, Eczema, Immunotherapy, Immunization, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Contact ... (Read more)

Dr. Linda Carol Hamilton, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
946 North Neltner; #120
West Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Linda Hamilton is a general pediatrician. She is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. She trained at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center for residency. Clinical interests for Dr. Hamilton include abuse, newborn care, and nutrition counseling. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Hamilton is professionally affiliated with Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. She is accepting new patients.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Adolescent Issues, Sports Health, Bronchitis, Allergic Headache, Allergies, Acute Sinusitis, Weight ... (Read more)

Dr. Susan T Ignatius, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
501 Thornhill Drive
Carol Stream, IL
 

Dr. Susan Ignatius is an internist in Carol Stream, IL. These areas are among her clinical interests: gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), menopause, and heart problems. Dr. Ignatius is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. She attended Rush Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Mayo Clinic for residency. Dr. Ignatius is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. She welcomes new patients.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Gastrointestinal Problems, Heart Problems, Lung Problems, Arthritis, Women's Health Issues, Asthma, ... (Read more)

Dr. Laura Marie Uselding, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
946 N. Neltnor; #120
West Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Laura Uselding works as a pediatrician in Naperville, IL, Bolingbrook, IL, and West Chicago, IL. Dr. Uselding's clinical interests include abuse, dermatitis (skin inflammation), and newborn care. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. She studied medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. Dr. Uselding's medical residency was performed at the University of Chicago Medical Center. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital. She has an open panel.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Adolescent Issues, Sports Health, Immunization, Bronchitis, Allergic Headache, Allergies, Acute ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard T Meyer Jr., MD
Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
389 S Schmale Road
Carol Stream, IL
 

Dr. Richard Meyer is an allergy & immunology specialist. He studied medicine at St. Louis University School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. Dr. Meyer's areas of clinical interest consist of hay fever (allergic rhinitis), asthma, and eczema. Patient ratings for Dr. Meyer average 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HFN, HealthSmart, and more. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. He has an open panel.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Eczema, Allergies, Hives, Hay Fever, Asthma

Dr. Timothy R Wall, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
946 N. Neltnor; #120
West Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Timothy Wall is a pediatrician in Naperville, IL, Bolingbrook, IL, and West Chicago, IL. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Wall's areas of expertise include dermatitis (skin inflammation), nutrition counseling, and adolescent issues. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Wall is professionally affiliated with Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Dr. Wall welcomes new patients.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Adolescent Issues, Sports Health, Immunization, Bronchitis, Allergic Headache, Allergies, ... (Read more)

Dr. John E Pantano, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
25 N Winfield Road; Suite 204
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. John Pantano works as an adult critical care specialist and adult pulmonologist in Elk Grove Village, IL and Winfield, IL. After completing medical school at St. Louis University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU). Areas of expertise for Dr. Pantano include emphysema, lung cancer, and intensive care. Patient ratings for Dr. Pantano average 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), and Suburban Lung Associates. Dr. Pantano is open to new patients.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Sarcoidosis, Lung Cancer, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mahrukh Subhani, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1 Tiffany Pointe; Suite G15
Bloomingdale, IL
 

Dr. Mahrukh Subhani's area of specialization is general internal medicine. Dr. Subhani (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu and Hindi. Clinical interests for Dr. Subhani include diabetes, well woman gynecology, and pap test. Dr. Subhani is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), and Adventist GlenOaks Hospital. She obtained her medical school training at Sindh Medical College and performed her residency at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Subhani highly, giving her an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , asthma

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

Dr. Nadia M Khan, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
7 Blanchard Circle; Suite 206
Wheaton, IL
 

Dr. Nadia Khan's area of specialization is general internal medicine. Dr. Khan is especially interested in diabetes, asthma, and preventive care. She accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. She studied medicine at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. She completed her residency training at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center. Dr. Khan's hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Diabetes, Women's Health Issues, Asthma, Preventive Care, Weight Management

Dr. Roy Joseph Betti, MS, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
381 Schmale Road
Carol Stream, IL
 

Dr. Roy Betti's specialty is general pediatrics. His areas of expertise include obesity, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and asthma. The average patient rating for Dr. Betti is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Betti takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Dr. Betti attended Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. He speaks Italian. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Betti welcomes new patients.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Weight Management, Obesity, Attention Deficit Disorder, Enuresis, Asthma, Breastfeeding Issues

Gender

Insurance

New Patients

Medicare Patient Age

Medicare Patient Conditions

Medicare Patient Ethnicity

Medicare Patient Gender

Medicare Patient Insurance Eligibility

Additional Information

Distinctions

Ethnicity/Race

Foreign Language

Accessibility

Online Communication

Patient Demographic

Practice Affiliation

Time Commitments

Certifications

Credentials

Fellowship

Medical School

Residency

Specialty

Years Since Graduation

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.
Selecting a checkbox option will refresh the page.