We found 5 providers with an interest in lung problems and who accept Private Healthcare Systems near Flemington, NJ.

Showing 1-5 of 5
Selecting one of the sort options will cause this page to reload and list providers by the selected sort order.
Dr. Andrew Jerry Pedinoff, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology, Other
5 Walter East Foran Boulevard; Suite 2000
Flemington, NJ
 

Dr. Andrew Pedinoff is a pediatric allergy & immunology specialist. Patient reviews placed Dr. Pedinoff at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include conjunctivitis (pink eye), chronic sinusitis, and hay fever (allergic rhinitis). He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Temple University School of Medicine and Technical University of Santiago (UTESA) and residency at Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. Pedinoff is professionally affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Eczema, Ear Infection, Allergies, Conjunctivitis, Hives, Sinus Problems, Food Allergy, Dermatitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Helen Sharlene Skolnick, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
5 Walter East Foran Boulevard; Suite 2000
Flemington, NJ
 

Dr. Helen Skolnick is a pediatric allergist and immunologist in Skillman, NJ, Monroe Township, NJ, and Flemington, NJ. Patient reviews placed Dr. Skolnick at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. Her clinical interests include conjunctivitis (pink eye), sinusitis (sinus infection), and ear infection. She is affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System. Dr. Skolnick accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, she performed her residency at Tufts Medical Center.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Eczema, Ear Infection, Allergies, Conjunctivitis, Hives, Sinus Problems, Food Allergy, Dermatitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Darrell Loren Southern, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
5 Walter East Foran Boulevard; Suite 2000
Flemington, NJ
 

Dr. D. Southern is a pediatric allergy & immunology specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Southern include conjunctivitis (pink eye), chronic sinusitis, and hay fever (allergic rhinitis). Dr. Southern is affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System. Before performing his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center, Dr. Southern attended Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons for medical school. Dr. Southern is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Viant, and more.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Eczema, Immunodeficiency, Immunization, Ear Infection, Allergies, Conjunctivitis, Hives, Sinus ... (Read more)

Dr. Julie A Caucino, DO
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Other, Allergy & Immunology
5 Walter East Foran Boulevard; Suite 2000
Flemington, NJ
 

Dr. Julie Caucino's areas of specialization are general internal medicine and allergy & immunology; she sees patients in Skillman, NJ, Monroe Township, NJ, and Flemington, NJ. Clinical interests for Dr. Caucino include conjunctivitis (pink eye), chronic sinusitis, and hay fever (allergic rhinitis). She is affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System. Dr. Caucino attended A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) for residency. Her patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Eczema, Immunodeficiency, Allergies, Conjunctivitis, Hives, Food Allergy, Angioedema, Sinusitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Kristen Melissa Sikorski, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Allergy & Immunology
5 Walter East Foran Boulevard; Suite 2000
Flemington, NJ
 

Dr. Kristen Sikorski specializes in general internal medicine and allergy & immunology. The average patient rating for Dr. Sikorski is 5.0 stars out of 5. Her clinical interests include conjunctivitis (pink eye), chronic sinusitis, and allergic contact dermatitis. Dr. Sikorski accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of St. George's University School of Medicine. Dr. Sikorski's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. She is affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Eczema, Allergies, Conjunctivitis, Hives, Sinus Problems, Food Allergy, Allergic Contact ... (Read more)

Gender

Insurance

Medicare Patient Age

Medicare Patient Conditions

Medicare Patient Ethnicity

Medicare Patient Insurance Eligibility

Patient Demographic

Credentials

Medical School

Residency

Specialty

Years Since Graduation

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.
Selecting a checkbox option will refresh the page.