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We found 63 providers with an interest in pneumonia and who accept Humana near Kansas City, MO.

Dr. Harold William Barkman II, Jr., MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Occupational Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Ms 3007, The University of Kansas Physicians Medical Office Building
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Harold Barkman's areas of specialization are adult critical care, occupational medicine, and adult pulmonology. He obtained his medical school training at Creighton University School of Medicine and performed his residency at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Utah. Dr. Barkman's clinical interests include cystic fibrosis (CF), sleep apnea, and snoring. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , pneumonia

All Interests: Bronchitis, Bronchoscopy, Sarcoidosis, Influenza, Cystic Fibrosis, Sleep Apnea, Snoring, Laser ... (Read more)

Dr. Lucas R Pitts, MD
Specializes in Pulmonology, Internal Medicine, Critical Care
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Mailstop 3007
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Lucas Pitts sees patients in Kansas City, KS. His medical specialties are pulmonology (lung & respiratory disease) and critical care (intensive care medicine). Dr. Pitts's areas of expertise include intensive care, CT scan, and whooping cough (pertussis). He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He attended the University of Kansas School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Dr. Pitts is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , pneumonia

All Interests: Bronchitis, Bronchoscopy, Sarcoidosis, Influenza, Thoracic Cancer, Lung Problems, Whooping Cough, ... (Read more)

Dr. Elizabeth Anne Porter, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Ms 4004, The University of Kansas Physicians Medical Office Building
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Elizabeth Pitts specializes in general pediatrics and practices in Kansas City, KS and Prairie Village, KS. These areas are among her clinical interests: drug allergy, trichotillomania, and amenorrhea (missed periods). Dr. Pitts is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Pitts obtained her medical school training at the University of Kansas School of Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas.

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Relevant Interests: , pneumonia

All Interests: Warts, Drug Allergy, Trichotillomania, Amenorrhea, Athlete's Foot, Developmental Disabilities, ... (Read more)

Dr. Franklin Ray Quijano, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Ms 3007, The University of Kansas Physicians Medical Office Building
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Franklin Quijano sees patients in Kansas City, KS. His medical specialties are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Quijano include cystic fibrosis (CF), intensive care, and sleep apnea. Dr. Quijano is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Dr. Quijano's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas. He is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , pneumonia

All Interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Bronchitis, Stenosis, Tuberculosis, Bronchoscopy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Timothy Taylor Dwyer III, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Ms 3007, The University of Kansas Physicians Medical Office Building
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Timothy Dwyer specializes in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He is a graduate of the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Dr. Dwyer's training includes a residency program at Saint Joseph Mercy Health System. His areas of expertise include cystic fibrosis (CF), intensive care, and sleep apnea. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors. Dr. Dwyer is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , pneumonia

All Interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Bronchitis, Tuberculosis, Bronchoscopy, Sarcoidosis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Steven W Stites, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Ms 3011
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Steven Stites is an adult critical care specialist and pulmonologist. Clinical interests for Dr. Stites include lung transplant, cystic fibrosis (CF), and sleep apnea. He is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital. Dr. Stites is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Stites completed a residency program at Strong Memorial Hospital. Dr. Stites has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , pneumonia

All Interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Bronchitis, Tuberculosis, Bronchoscopy, Sarcoidosis, Lung ... (Read more)

Dr. Joy Arlyne Weydert, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Ms 4004, The University of Kansas Physicians Medical Office Building
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Joy Weydert specializes in general pediatrics. Her areas of expertise include drug allergy, syncope (fainting), and tinnitus. She is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital. Dr. Weydert attended the University of Kansas School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University for residency. She honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , pneumonia

All Interests: Drug Allergy, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Dizziness, Immunization, Bronchitis, Chronic Fatigue ... (Read more)

Dr. Timothy L Williamson, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Ms 3007, The University of Kansas Physicians Medical Office Building
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Timothy Williamson is a physician who specializes in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. Clinical interests for Dr. Williamson include intensive care, CT scan, and bronchoscopy. Dr. Williamson is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas. He is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , pneumonia

All Interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Tuberculosis, Bronchoscopy, Chest Pain, Sarcoidosis, Lung ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Pulmonology, Internal Medicine, Critical Care
3901 Rainbow Blvd Mail Stop 3007
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Laura Thomas practices pulmonology (lung & respiratory disease) and critical care (intensive care medicine). These areas are among her clinical interests: intensive care, sleep apnea, and bronchitis. She is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital. After attending the University of Kansas School of Medicine, Dr. Thomas completed her residency training at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Thomas honors.

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Relevant Interests: , pneumonia

All Interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Bronchitis, Tuberculosis, Bronchoscopy, Sarcoidosis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Luverne Lewis Jr., MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Ms 4004, The University of Kansas Physicians Medical Office Building
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Michael Lewis is a general pediatrician in Kansas City, KS and Prairie Village, KS. Clinical interests for Dr. Lewis include drug allergy, trichotillomania, and amenorrhea (missed periods). He is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lewis honors. He is a graduate of the University of Kansas School of Medicine and a graduate of the University of Kansas Medical Center's residency program.

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Relevant Interests: , pneumonia

All Interests: Warts, Drug Allergy, Trichotillomania, Amenorrhea, Athlete's Foot, Developmental Disabilities, ... (Read more)

Dr. Damien Ryker Stevens, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Medical Office Building - Level 5
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Damien Stevens specializes in adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology and practices in Kansas City, KS, Overland Park, KS, and Shawnee Mission, KS. His areas of expertise include sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome, and snoring. Dr. Stevens is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Stevens completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). Dr. Stevens has received professional recognition including the following: Kansas City Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , pneumonia

All Interests: Restless Leg Syndrome, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Problems, Sleep Disorders, Sore ... (Read more)

Dr. Carissa Lynn Stanton, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Ms 4004, The University of Kansas Physicians Medical Office Building
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Carissa Garey's medical specialty is general pediatrics. Dr. Garey is a graduate of the University of Kansas School of Medicine and a graduate of the University of Kansas Medical Center's residency program. Her areas of expertise include the following: drug allergy, syncope (fainting), and tinnitus. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , pneumonia

All Interests: Drug Allergy, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Dizziness, Immunization, Bronchitis, Conjunctivitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Scott Crosser, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; 4030 Sudler, Mail Stop 3007
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Michael Crosser's specialties are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. Clinical interests for Dr. Crosser include intensive care, cystic fibrosis (CF), and sleep apnea. Dr. Crosser accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Kansas School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas. He is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , pneumonia

All Interests: Restless Leg Syndrome, Bronchitis, Stenosis, Sarcoidosis, Influenza, Thoracic Cancer, Cystic ... (Read more)

Dr. Joel Douglas Mermis, MD
Specializes in Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Ms 3007, The University of Kansas Physicians Medical Office Building
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Joel Mermis, who practices in Kansas City, KS, is a medical specialist in critical care (intensive care medicine) and adult pulmonology. After completing medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. These areas are among his clinical interests: lung cancer, cystic fibrosis (CF), and intensive care. Dr. Mermis takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , pneumonia

All Interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Bronchoscopy, Ultrasound, Sarcoidosis, Lung Transplant, ... (Read more)

Dr. Heath Edward Latham, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; 4030 Sudler, Mail Stop 3007
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Heath Latham's medical specialty is adult critical care and adult pulmonology. Clinical interests for Dr. Latham include intensive care, whooping cough (pertussis), and bronchitis. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Latham attended the University of Kansas School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas for residency. He is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , pneumonia

All Interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Bronchitis, Bronchoscopy, Chest Pain, Sarcoidosis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Kelly Dalton Kreisler, MPH, MD
Specializes in General Practice, General Pediatrics
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Ms 4004, The University of Kansas Physicians Medical Office Building
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Kelly Kreisler works as a general practitioner and general pediatrician in Kansas City, KS. Her areas of expertise include the following: syncope (fainting), tinnitus, and athlete's foot. Dr. Kreisler is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kreisler honors. Dr. Kreisler attended West Virginia University School of Medicine and the University of Kansas School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with West Virginia University for residency.

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All Interests: Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Immunization, Bronchitis, Eating Disorders, Conjunctivitis, Gastritis, ... (Read more)

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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.