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We found 7 providers with an interest in lung problems and who accept HAP PPO near Canton, MI.

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Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
6300 N Haggerty Road; Suite 210
Canton, MI
 

Dr. M. Raslan is a medical specialist in adult pulmonology. He studied medicine at the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Raslan's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Damascus. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, he speaks Arabic. Dr. Raslan is professionally affiliated with Oakwood Hospital - Wayne, Oakwood Hospital - Taylor, and Oakwood Hospital - Dearborn.

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Relevant Interests: , lung problems

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Lung Problems, Pulmonary Function Test

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Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
42180 Ford Road; Suite 201
Canton, MI
 

Dr. Lyle Victor specializes in adult pulmonology and practices in Westland, MI, Canton, MI, and Riverview, MI. His areas of clinical interest consist of sleep disorders and lung problems. He is in-network for Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Priority Health, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Victor graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Victor trained at Children's Hospital of San Francisco. He has received the following distinction: Detroit Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Oakwood Hospital - Dearborn.

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All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Lung Problems

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
42180 Ford Road; Suite 201
Canton, MI
 

Dr. Vijay Khanna is a physician who specializes in general internal medicine. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He honors Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Khanna graduated from Government Medical College and Wayne State University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Miami Valley Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. Dr. Khanna (or staff) speaks Hindi. Dr. Khanna's hospital/clinic affiliations include Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Oakwood Hospital - Taylor, and Oakwood Hospital - Dearborn.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Disorders, Bronchoscopy, Asthma, Rehabilitation

Dr. Steven Victor Stryk, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology, Adult Allergy & Immunology
1600 S. Canton Center Road; Suite 360
Canton, MI
 

Dr. Steven Stryk is a specialist in pediatric allergy & immunology and adult allergy & immunology. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan, Dr. Stryk attended medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is an in-network provider for Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is conversant in Hebrew. Dr. Stryk's hospital/clinic affiliations include Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, Botsford Hospital, and Oakwood Hospital - Dearborn.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Drug Allergy, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Eosinophilic Esophagitis, Angioedema, Asthma

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Specializes in Family Medicine
7330 N Canton Center Road; Suite 111
Canton, MI
 

Dr. Douglas Grucz specializes in family medicine. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Grucz attended American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Oakwood Hospital & Medical Center for residency. He is professionally affiliated with Oakwood Hospital - Wayne.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Diabetes Management, Hypertension, Preventive Care, Weight ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Pediatrics
7300 N Canton Center Road
Canton, MI
 

Dr. Nutan Saxena is a pediatrician. She is a graduate of SMS Medical College, Jaipur. Dr. Saxena takes Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Saxena (or staff) speaks the following languages: Gujarati and Hindi. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Oakwood Hospital - Wayne and Oakwood Hospital - Dearborn.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Behavioral Medicine, Preventive Care, Asthma

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Specializes in General Pediatrics
8528 N Canton Center Road
Canton, MI
 

Dr. Bader Khan's area of specialization is general pediatrics. Dr. Khan (or staff) is conversant in Urdu and Hindi. She has indicated that her clinical interests include obesity, asthma, and allergies. Dr. Khan is professionally affiliated with Oakwood Hospital - Wayne and Oakwood Hospital - Dearborn. She is a graduate of Gandhi Medical College. She trained at Henry Ford Hospital for her residency. Dr. Khan is an in-network provider for Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Obesity, Allergies, Asthma

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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.