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We found 4 pulmonologists who accept Humana HMO near Liberty, MO.

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Dr. Jacqueline J Smith, MD
Specializes in Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
2521 Glenn Hendren Drive; Suite 402
Liberty, MO
 

Dr. Jacqueline Smith is a specialist in undersea and hyperbaric medicine and adult pulmonology. Dr. Smith has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. She is affiliated with Liberty Hospital. She honors Coventry, Viant, and Community Care Network (CCN), in addition to other insurance carriers. She attended the University of Kansas School of Medicine and subsequently trained at the University of Kansas Medical Center for residency.

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Dr. Cynthia Anne Spilker, MD
Specializes in Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
2521 Glenn Hendren Drive; Suite 402
Liberty, MO
 

Dr. Cynthia Spilker specializes in undersea and hyperbaric medicine and adult pulmonology and practices in Liberty, MO. She has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Dr. Spilker accepts Coventry, Viant, and Community Care Network (CCN), as well as other insurance carriers. She attended the University of Kansas School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center. She is affiliated with Liberty Hospital.

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Dr. Michael Bruce Loggan, MD
Specializes in Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
2521 Glenn Hendren Drive; Suite 402
Liberty, MO
 

Dr. Michael Loggan's specialties are undersea and hyperbaric medicine and adult pulmonology. He practices in Liberty, MO. He is affiliated with Liberty Hospital. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine and residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Dr. Loggan honors Coventry, Viant, and Community Care Network (CCN), in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
2521 Glenn Hendren Drive; Suite 402
Liberty, MO
 

Dr. Scott Talpers is a Liberty, MO physician who specializes in adult pulmonology. Dr. Talpers honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He studied medicine at the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine.

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What is Pulmonology?

Pulmonology is a subspecialty that focuses on complex diseases of the lungs. In order to diagnose and treat lung disorders, a pulmonologist may also examine the chest, nose, throat, or heart. However, the main function of pulmonology is to make sure the lungs are functioning well.

Some of the diseases and disorders that might be treated by a pulmonologist include:
  • Pneumonia
  • Asthma
  • Tuberculosis
  • Emphysema
  • Mesothelioma and other lung cancers
  • Cystic Fibrosis

A pulmonologist often uses pulmonary function tests, such as spirometry, to measure how well the lungs are able to move air in and out. Pulmonologists are trained to take surgical samples and biopsies when needed, but they do not typically perform surgery. Pulmonologists may provide consultations to other doctors, acute care for sudden illnesses, or regular care for patients with long-term lung disorders.