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We found 17 providers with an interest in lung problems and who accept HealthSmart near Detroit, MI.

Dr. Abdulghani Ghani Sankri-Tarbichi, MS, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine, Neuromuscular Medicine, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
4201 St Antoine; Suite 5 V
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Abdulghani Sankari's specialties are adult critical care, spinal cord injury medicine, and neuromuscular medicine. Dr. Sankari is a graduate of the University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine. His areas of expertise consist of sleep disorders, spinal cord injuries, and snoring. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, he speaks Arabic. Dr. Sankari is professionally affiliated with Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Karmanos Cancer Center.

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Relevant Interests: , chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Disorders, Snoring, Spinal Cord Injuries

Dr. James Andrew Rowley, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
3990 John R
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. James Rowley is a medical specialist in adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. In his practice, Dr. Rowley focuses on sleep disorders. He is professionally affiliated with Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Children's Hospital of Michigan. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans. He obtained his medical school training at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and performed his residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center.

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

All Interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Problems, Sleep Disorders, Asthma

Dr. Ayman Omar Soubani, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
4100 John R Street
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Ayman Soubani's areas of specialization are adult critical care and adult pulmonology; he sees patients in Detroit, MI. He speaks Arabic. Clinical interests for Dr. Soubani include lung cancer and intensive care. Dr. Soubani is professionally affiliated with Hutzel Women's Hospital, McLaren Health Care, and Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG). Dr. Soubani's education and training includes medical school at the University of Jordan Faculty of Medicine and residency at Nassau University Medical Center. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Soubani accepts.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer, asthma, lung problems

All Interests: Lung Problems, Bone Marrow Transplant, Lung Cancer, Asthma, Intensive Care

Dr. Ghulam Us Saydain, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
4201 St Antoine; Suite 5 V
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Ghulam Saydain is a physician who specializes in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. His areas of clinical interest consist of pulmonary function test (PFT) and pulmonary hypertension. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans. Dr. Saydain (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Kashmiri, and Hindi. His professional affiliations include Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Children's Hospital of Michigan.

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Relevant Interests: , pulmonary hypertension, lung problems

All Interests: Lung Problems, Pulmonary Function Test, Pulmonary Hypertension

Dr. Dana G Gleicher, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
3990 John R; 6 Brush Center
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Dana Kissner practices adult critical care and adult pulmonology. Dr. Kissner attended medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans. She is professionally affiliated with Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Children's Hospital of Michigan.

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Relevant Interests: , cystic fibrosis (CF), asthma

All Interests: Tuberculosis, Sarcoidosis, Cystic Fibrosis, Asthma

Dr. Willane Suzanne Krell, MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
3990 John R
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Willane Krell is an adult pulmonologist in Detroit, MI. Dr. Krell studied medicine at Wayne State University School of Medicine. In her practice, Dr. Krell focuses on lung cancer and intensive care. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, United Healthcare Plans, and more. She is conversant in Armenian. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Karmanos Cancer Center.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Community Health Issues, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Sarcoidosis, Education, Intensive ... (Read more)

Dr. M Safwan Badr, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
3990 John R Street; Suite 3-hudson
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. M. Badr's specialties are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He practices in Detroit, MI. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. His areas of expertise include the following: sleep apnea, snoring, and lung problems. Dr. Badr is professionally affiliated with Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Karmanos Cancer Center. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Badr honors. He graduated from the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Badr has received the distinction of Detroit Super Doctors. In addition to English, he speaks Arabic.

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Relevant Interests: , lung problems

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Sleep Apnea, Snoring, Lung Problems

Dr. Mohammed Salik S.A. Amanullah Jahania, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Thoracic Surgery
4100 John R Wertz Clinic
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Mohammed Jahania sees patients in Detroit, MI, Livonia, MI, and Dearborn, MI. His medical specialties are cardiac surgery, surgical oncology (cancer surgery), and thoracic surgery. After completing medical school at Sindh Medical College and Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences, he performed his residency at Flushing Hospital Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky. His areas of expertise include cancer surgery, heart bypass surgery (CABG), and carotid endarterectomy. Dr. Jahania takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. In addition to English, Dr. Jahania (or staff) speaks Urdu, Arabic, and Hindi. Dr. Jahania's professional affiliations include Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Garden City Hospital, and McLaren Health Care.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer, lung problems

All Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Bronchoscopy, Cardiomyopathy, Thoracic Problems, Sarcoidosis, Endoscopic ... (Read more)

Dr. Frank Alexander Baciewicz Jr., MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Thoracic Surgery, Critical Care
4100 John R Wertz Clinic
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Frank Baciewicz is a medical specialist in cardiac surgery, surgical oncology (cancer surgery), and thoracic surgery. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University, Dr. Baciewicz attended the University of Virginia School of Medicine. His clinical interests include esophageal cancer, lung cancer, and bronchoscopy. Dr. Baciewicz takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Detroit Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Hutzel Women's Hospital, McLaren Health Care, and Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG).

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

All Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Atrial Fibrillation, Bronchoscopy, Thoracic Problems, Esophagus Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Antoinette Josephine Wozniak, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
4100 John R Hwcrc; 4th Floor
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Antoinette Wozniak is an adult hematologist, adult oncologist, and medical oncologist in Detroit, MI. Her clinical interests encompass lung cancer. Dr. Wozniak is professionally affiliated with Hutzel Women's Hospital, McLaren Health Care, and Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG). Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo, Dr. Wozniak attended medical school at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. She has received professional recognition including the following: Detroit Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

All Interests: Lung Cancer

Dr. Shirish Madhav Gadgeel, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
4100 John R Hwcrc; 4th Floor
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Shirish Gadgeel's specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. His clinical interests encompass lung cancer. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gadgeel honors. Dr. Gadgeel is a graduate of Grant Medical College. For his professional training, Dr. Gadgeel completed residency programs at LaGuardia Hospital, Grant Medical College & Sir J.J. Group of Hospitals, and a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. Dr. Gadgeel (or staff) speaks the following languages: Marathi and Hindi. Dr. Gadgeel's professional affiliations include Detroit Medical Center (DMC), McLaren Health Care, and Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG).

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

All Interests: Lung Cancer

Dr. Kimberly Beth Geisz, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
4100 John R
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Kimberly Hart specializes in radiation oncology. Dr. Hart's areas of expertise include the following: bladder cancer, esophageal cancer, and lung cancer. She is affiliated with Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Children's Hospital of Michigan. She graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, United Healthcare Plans, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

All Interests: Bladder Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Esophageal Cancer, Lung Cancer, Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Shashi Kanta Madan, MD
Specializes in Cytopathology
3990 John R
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Shashi Madan's specialty is cytopathology. Dr. Madan honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Madan (or staff) speaks Hindi and Punjabi. She is professionally affiliated with Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Sinai-Grace Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , lung problems

All Interests: Breast Issues, Lung Problems, Cytology

Dr. Gerald L Feldman, PhD, MD
Specializes in Clinical Molecular Genetics, Pediatric Genetics, Clinical Biochemical Genetics
3990 John R
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Gerald Feldman specializes in clinical molecular genetics, pediatric genetics, and clinical biochemical genetics. Dr. Feldman's areas of expertise include adjustment disorders, autism, and cancer genetics. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, United Healthcare Plans, and more. He attended medical school at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Children's Hospital of Michigan.

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Relevant Interests: , cystic fibrosis (CF)

All Interests: Dysmorphology, Cystic Fibrosis, Adjustment Disorders, Genetic Issues, Autism, Cancer Genetics

Dr. Peter Alexander Paximadis, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
4100 John R
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Peter Paximadis is a radiation oncologist. His professional affiliations include Hutzel Women's Hospital, McLaren Health Care, and Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG). Dr. Paximadis studied medicine at Wayne State University School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

All Interests: Gastrointestinal Cancer, Urologic Disorders, Lung Cancer

Dr. Fulvio Lonardo, MD
Specializes in Anatomic Pathology
3990 John R
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Fulvio Lonardo's specialty is anatomic pathology. Dr. Lonardo accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans. In addition to English, he speaks Italian. His professional affiliations include Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Sinai-Grace Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , lung problems

All Interests: Lung Problems, Head and Neck Problems

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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.