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Dr. Milton David Rossman, MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
3400 Civic Center Boulevard, West Pavilion; 1st Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Milton Rossman is a medical specialist in adult pulmonology. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Rossman include interstitial lung disease and sarcoidosis. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school, Dr. Rossman completed his residency training at the University Hospitals, Cleveland and Philadelphia General Hospital. Dr. Rossman has received professional recognition including the following: Philadelphia Super Doctors; Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012-14; and Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine 's annual Top Docs issue from 2004 - 2008 and 2010 -2016. He is professionally affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP).

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Relevant Interests: , interstitial lung disease, beryllium disease, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF)

All Interests: Beryllium Disease, Tuberculosis, Sarcoidosis, Interstitial Lung Disease, Idiopathic Pulmonary ... (Read more)

Dr. Jason Douglas Christie, MS, MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
422 Guardian Drive, Blockley Hall; Room 719
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Jason Christie's area of specialization is adult pulmonology. He attended Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons for medical school and subsequently trained at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for residency. He is especially interested in intensive care and lung problems. Dr. Christie honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Christie include: Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine 's annual Top Docs issue from 2010 through 2016; Philadelphia Super Doctors; and Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2012-14. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , lung problems

All Interests: Intensive Care, Lung Problems, Injuries

Dr. Denis Hadjiliadis, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
3400 Civic Center Boulevard; West Pavilion, 1st Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Denis Hadjiliadis' medical specialty is adult critical care and adult pulmonology. Dr. Hadjiliadis (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Greek and French. His areas of clinical interest consist of lung transplant and cystic fibrosis (CF). Dr. Hadjiliadis's hospital/clinic affiliations include Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine and residency at Mayo Clinic. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Hadjiliadis has received the following distinction: Recognized by Philadelphia Magazine 's annual Top Docs issue, 2015-2016.

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Relevant Interests: , cystic fibrosis (CF)

All Interests: Transplant Procedures, Lung Transplant, Cystic Fibrosis

Dr. Nalaka Sudheera Gooneratne, MD
Specializes in Sleep Medicine, Geriatrics, Adult Pulmonology
3615 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Nalaka Gooneratne is a physician who specializes in sleep medicine, geriatrics (elderly care), and adult pulmonology. Dr. Gooneratne speaks French. His areas of clinical interest consist of sleep study, asthma, and sleep apnea. His professional affiliations include Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. He graduated from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more.

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

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Sleep Apnea, Lung Problems, Sleep Study, Asthma, Insomnia, Chronic Obstructive ... (Read more)

Dr. Morris Alan Swartz, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
3737 Market Street; 10th Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Morris Swartz's areas of specialization are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Swartz include non-small cell lung cancer, small cell lung cancer, and second opinions. Dr. Swartz's hospital/clinic affiliations include Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. He is a graduate of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and a graduate of Temple University Hospital's residency program. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He has received professional recognition including the following: Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012 and Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine 's, 2010 Top Docs issue.

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Relevant Interests: , emphysema, lung cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, bronchitis, small cell lung cancer, pneumonia, obstructive lung disease, asthma, interstitial lung disease, lung problems, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Second Opinions, Bronchitis, Bronchoscopy, Sarcoidosis, Lung Problems, Lung Cancer, Non-Small Cell ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael William Sims, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
3737 Market Street; 10th Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Michael Sims specializes in adult critical care and adult pulmonology and practices in Philadelphia, PA. In Dr. Sims's practice, he is particularly interested in emphysema, bronchitis, and lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS). He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. His professional affiliations include Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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

All Interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Bronchitis, Intensive Care, Lung Volume Reduction Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Vivek Narendra Ahya, MBA, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
3400 Civic Center Boulevard; West Pavilion - 1st Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Vivek Ahya works as an adult critical care specialist and pulmonologist. He attended Boston University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Patient ratings for Dr. Ahya average 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. His distinctions include: Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2012-14 and Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine 's Top Docs issues, 2010, 2012 - 2016. Dr. Ahya is affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , lung problems

All Interests: Lung Transplant, Lung Problems

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
3737 Market Street; 10th Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Joel Deitz is an adult critical care and adult pulmonology specialist in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Deitz's areas of expertise include the following: second opinions, intensive care, and respiratory failure. His professional affiliations include Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. He attended Tufts University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) for residency. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Deitz has received include Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine 's annual Top Docs issue from 2008 through 2016; Recognized in America's Top Doctors, 2008, 2010, 2012-14; and Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2011-2012, 2013-2014.

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Relevant Interests: , emphysema, bronchitis, pneumonia, obstructive lung disease, asthma, acute respiratory distress syndrome, interstitial lung disease, lung problems, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Second Opinions, Bronchitis, Bronchoscopy, Sarcoidosis, Neuromuscular Disorders, Lung Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Gregory Tino, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Pulmonology
3400 Civic Center Boulevard, West Pavilion; 1st Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Gregory Tino specializes in adult critical care and pulmonology (lung & respiratory disease) and practices in Philadelphia, PA. In addition to English, Dr. Tino speaks Italian. In his practice, he is particularly interested in emphysema, lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS), and second opinions. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine, and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. He attended medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Tino trained at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He has received the following distinctions: Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine 's annual Top Docs issue from 2004 - 2007, and 2010 - 2016; Philadelphia Super Doctors; and Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012-14.

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Relevant Interests: , emphysema, interstitial lung disease, lung problems, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Second Opinions, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Interstitial Lung Disease, Lung Volume ... (Read more)

Dr. John Hyman Hansen-Flaschen, MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
3400 Civic Center Boulevard; West Pavilion, 1st Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. John Hansen-Flaschen's specialty is adult pulmonology. These areas are among Dr. Hansen-Flaschen's clinical interests: lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS), second opinions, and intensive care. He is professionally affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Dr. Hansen-Flaschen is a graduate of New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and a graduate of Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania's residency program. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Philadelphia Super Doctors; Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012-14; and Recognized annually in Philadelphia Magazine 's Top Docs issue from 2004 through 2016.

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

All Interests: Second Opinions, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Interstitial Lung Disease, Intensive Care, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jason Scott Fritz, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
3737 Market Street; 10th Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Jason Fritz's specialties are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He practices in Philadelphia, PA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Fritz include lung cancer, second opinions, and intensive care. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Before performing his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Fritz attended Temple University School of Medicine. His professional affiliations include Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , emphysema, lung cancer, bronchitis, pneumonia, obstructive lung disease, asthma, acute respiratory distress syndrome, interstitial lung disease, pulmonary hypertension, lung problems, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Second Opinions, Bronchitis, Bronchoscopy, Sarcoidosis, Lung Problems, Lung Cancer, Respiratory ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
3737 Market Street; 10th Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Darren Taichman is an adult pulmonology specialist. In Dr. Taichman's practice, he is particularly interested in intensive care. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Taichman trained at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center for residency. He has received professional recognition including the following: Philadelphia Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , pulmonary embolism, pulmonary hypertension, lung problems

All Interests: Vascular Disease, Intensive Care, Lung Problems, Pulmonary Hypertension, Pulmonary Embolism

Dr. Harold Ingram Palevsky, MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
3400 Spruce Street; 3 Ravdin Building, Suite F
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Harold Palevsky sees patients in Philadelphia, PA. His medical specialty is adult pulmonology. Dr. Palevsky attended Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Areas of expertise for Dr. Palevsky include lung transplant, emphysema, and lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS). His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Palevsky takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He has received distinctions including Recognized annually in Philadelphia Magazine 's Top Docs issue from 2004 through 2016; Philadelphia Super Doctors; and Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012-14. He is affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , emphysema, pulmonary embolism, pulmonary hypertension, lung problems

All Interests: Second Opinions, Lung Problems, Pulmonary Hypertension, Pulmonary Embolism, Transplant Procedures, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
3400 Civic Center Boulevard; West Pavilion-1st Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. C. Dine is a pulmonologist. She is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Her residency was performed at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Dine's areas of expertise include the following: emphysema, bronchitis, and second opinions. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. In addition to English, she speaks German. Dr. Dine is professionally affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP).

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Relevant Interests: , emphysema, bronchitis, pneumonia, obstructive lung disease, asthma, lung problems, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Second Opinions, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Bronchitis, Tuberculosis, Pneumonia, ... (Read more)

Dr. Andrew Robert Haas, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
3400 Civic Center Boulevard; West Pavilion, 1st Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Andrew Haas is a Philadelphia, PA physician who specializes in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. His areas of expertise include collapsed lung (pneumothorax), swollen lymph nodes (lymphadenopathy), and non-small cell lung cancer. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Haas accepts. Dr. Haas attended medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. For his professional training, Dr. Haas completed a residency program at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Haas's professional affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , emphysema, collapsed lung (pneumothorax), lung cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, small cell lung cancer, lung tumor, lung problems, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Bronchoscopy, Laser Treatment, Lung Problems, Nose Problems, Lung Cancer, Non-Small Cell Lung ... (Read more)

Dr. Kerri Akaya Smith, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
3400 Civic Center Boulevard; West Pavilion-1st Floor - Suite 1-600 W
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Kerri Smith's medical specialty is adult critical care and adult pulmonology. In her practice, Dr. Smith focuses on pulmonary hypertension. Her professional affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. Before completing her residency at Massachusetts General Hospital, Dr. Smith attended medical school at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Smith is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , pulmonary hypertension, lung problems

All Interests: Vascular Disease, Lung Problems, Pulmonary Hypertension

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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.