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We found 5 providers with an interest in pneumonia and who accept Humana Simplicity HMO Open Access Gold 03/100 near Gladstone, MO.

Dr. Lindy Huntington Huntington, DO
Specializes in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Internal Medicine
8700 N Green Hills Road
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Lindy Landzaat specializes in hospice and palliative medicine (end-of-life care and serious illness). These areas are among her clinical interests: depression, shoulder injury, and tinnitus. Dr. Landzaat is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital. She is a graduate of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine and a graduate of SSM St. Mary's Health Center, St. Louis' residency program. Dr. Landzaat takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Dr. Timothy C Frey, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
5601 N Antioch Road; Suite 12
Gladstone, MO
 

Dr. Timothy Frey's area of specialization is family medicine. Dr. Frey graduated from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine and then he performed his residency at St. Mary's Hospital. Clinical interests for Dr. Frey include disc problems, restless leg syndrome, and phobias. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Frey accepts. His hospital/clinic affiliations include North Kansas City Hospital (NKCH) and The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Dr. Robert W Drogan, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
5601 N Antioch Road; Suite 12
Gladstone, MO
 

Dr. Robert Drogan's specialty is family medicine. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Drogan's areas of expertise include the following: prostate problems, trichotillomania, and restless leg syndrome. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Drogan accepts. He attended Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine and Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas for residency. He is professionally affiliated with North Kansas City Hospital (NKCH) and The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Dr. Robert E Dattilio, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
5601 N Antioch Road; Suite 12
Gladstone, MO
 

Dr. Robert Dattilio is a family medicine practitioner in Gladstone, MO. He is a graduate of A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. His clinical interests include prostate problems, disc problems, and restless leg syndrome. Dr. Dattilio takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. His professional affiliations include North Kansas City Hospital (NKCH) and The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Dr. Justin Scott Lawing, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
5601 N Antioch Road; Suite 12
Gladstone, MO
 

Dr. Justin Lawing works as a family practitioner. Clinical interests for Dr. Lawing include disc problems, prostate problems, and restless leg syndrome. Dr. Lawing is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Lawing graduated from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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What is Pneumonia?

Pneumonia is an infection in one or both lungs. It happens when a tiny substance - a bacteria, virus or fungus - is inhaled into the lungs and begins to multiply. Normally the immune system is able to remove foreign invaders, but people who have weakened immune systems (such as the very young, the very old, those with chronic illnesses, or even healthy people who have just been sick with an illness such as the flu) are at risk for a pneumonia infection. As the infection grows and irritates the lungs, the tiny air sacs within the lungs become inflamed and fill with fluid, which makes it difficult for oxygen to get to the blood. Because of this, pneumonia can be dangerous.

Patients who have pneumonia will have a deep, wet cough. They might have trouble breathing, and their breathing might be fast and shallow. They might have chest pain, chills, and a fever. A doctor can recognize pneumonia based on these symptoms. A doctor will also listen to a patient’s chest using a stethoscope to see how well air is moving in and out of the lungs. Treatment is usually a course of antibiotics to cure the infection, along with supportive therapies such as pain medication, fluids, and rest.