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We found 210 providers with an interest in lung problems and who accept Cigna near Camden, NJ.

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

Dr. Milton Rossman's medical specialty is adult pulmonology. He attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at the University Hospitals, Cleveland and Philadelphia General Hospital. He has indicated that his clinical interests include interstitial lung disease and sarcoidosis. Dr. Rossman honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Rossman include: 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 is a medical specialist in adult pulmonology. These areas are among his clinical interests: intensive care and lung problems. He is professionally affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. Dr. Christie obtained his medical school training at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and performed his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. 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.

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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 is a physician who specializes in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. In Dr. Hadjiliadis's practice, he is particularly interested in lung transplant and cystic fibrosis (CF). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hadjiliadis accepts. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Hadjiliadis's medical residency was performed at Mayo Clinic. He has received the distinction of Recognized by Philadelphia Magazine 's annual Top Docs issue, 2015-2016. Dr. Hadjiliadis (or staff) speaks the following languages: Greek and French. He is professionally affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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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 sees patients in Philadelphia, PA. His medical specialties are sleep medicine, geriatrics (elderly care), and adult pulmonology. He speaks French. These areas are among Dr. Gooneratne's clinical interests: 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. He trained at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for his residency. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gooneratne accepts.

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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 is a Philadelphia, PA physician who specializes in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He graduated from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Dr. Swartz trained at Temple University Hospital for his residency. His clinical interests include non-small cell lung cancer, small cell lung cancer, and second opinions. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Dr. Swartz's distinctions include: Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012 and Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine 's, 2010 Top Docs issue. He is professionally affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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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 is a medical specialist in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. Before completing his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Sims attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. His areas of expertise consist of emphysema, bronchitis, and lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS). He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. 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 is an adult critical care and adult pulmonology specialist in Philadelphia, PA. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Ahya honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending Boston University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Dr. Ahya has received distinctions including Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2012-14 and Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine 's Top Docs issues, 2010, 2012 - 2016. He is professionally 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 a physician who specializes in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Dr. Deitz attended medical school at Tufts University School of Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Deitz include second opinions, intensive care, and respiratory failure. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Deitz 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. He is affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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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 is an adult critical care and pulmonology (lung & respiratory disease) specialist. These areas are among his clinical interests: emphysema, lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS), and second opinions. Dr. Tino's hospital/clinic affiliations include Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine, and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He attended Mount Sinai School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for residency. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Tino include: 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. In addition to English, Dr. Tino speaks Italian.

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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 specializes in adult pulmonology and practices in Philadelphia, PA. Clinical interests for Dr. Hansen-Flaschen include lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS), second opinions, and intensive care. Dr. Hansen-Flaschen's professional affiliations include Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Hansen-Flaschen's distinctions 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 is an adult critical care and adult pulmonology specialist in Philadelphia, PA. Clinical interests for Dr. Fritz include lung cancer, second opinions, and intensive care. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. 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 practices adult pulmonology in Philadelphia, PA. Clinical interests for Dr. Taichman include intensive care. Dr. Taichman honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Dr. Taichman attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He has received the following distinction: Philadelphia Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic 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 works as a pulmonologist. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Palevsky include lung transplant, emphysema, and lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS). His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Palevsky's distinctions include: 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. His hospital/clinic affiliations include 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 attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for residency. Her clinical interests include emphysema, bronchitis, and second opinions. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Dine takes. Dr. Dine speaks German. She is 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 an adult critical care and adult pulmonology specialist. Dr. Haas is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and a graduate of Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania's residency program. His areas of expertise include the following: collapsed lung (pneumothorax), swollen lymph nodes (lymphadenopathy), and non-small cell lung cancer. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He is affiliated with 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 is an adult critical care specialist and adult pulmonologist in Philadelphia, PA. She graduated from Harvard Medical School and then she performed her residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. Areas of expertise for Dr. Smith include pulmonary hypertension. Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Smith is professionally affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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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.