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We found 5 providers with an interest in pneumonia and who accept Medicare Assignment near Hamilton, NJ.

Dr. Suja John Mathai, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Adult Infectious Disease
1245 Whitehorse Mercerville Road; Suite 411
Mercerville, NJ
 

Dr. Suja Mathai practices general internal medicine and adult infectious disease. Dr. Mathai (or staff) speaks the following languages: Kannada, Tamil, and Hindi. Areas of expertise for Dr. Mathai include dermatitis (skin inflammation), hepatitis, and lyme disease. She is professionally affiliated with St. Francis Hospital, Princeton HealthCare System, and Capital Health. She graduated from Siddhartha Medical College. She trained at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center for her residency. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS) are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mathai takes.

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Dr. Anamika K Patel, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Adult Infectious Disease
1245 Whitehorse Mercerville Road; Suite 411
Mercerville, NJ
 

Dr. Anamika Patel specializes in general internal medicine and adult infectious disease. Dr. Patel's areas of expertise include the following: dermatitis (skin inflammation), hepatitis, and lyme disease. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Princeton HealthCare System and Capital Health. She attended B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad and then went on to complete her residency at Robert Packer Hospital. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Patel takes.

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Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
2069 Klockner Road
Hamilton, NJ
 

Dr. Akbar Obaray works as a pulmonologist. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include lung cancer, hay fever (allergic rhinitis), and sleep apnea. Dr. Obaray accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Viant, and more. He obtained his medical school training at Grant Medical College and performed his residency at St. Francis Hospital. His professional affiliations include St. Francis Hospital and Princeton HealthCare System.

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Dr. Syed Asif Husain, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Adult Infectious Disease
1245 Whitehorse Mercerville Road; Suite 411
Mercerville, NJ
 

Dr. Syed Husain's medical specialty is general internal medicine and adult infectious disease. Areas of expertise for Dr. Husain include hepatitis, lyme disease, and chronic cough. He is affiliated with St. Francis Hospital, Capital Health, and Princeton HealthCare System. Before completing his residency at St. Francis Medical Center, Trenton, Dr. Husain attended medical school at Dow Medical College. Dr. Husain takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Best Teaching Subspecialist.

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All Interests: Hepatitis, Bronchitis, Tuberculosis, Wounds, Pneumonia, Influenza, Sinus Problems, MRSA Infection, ... (Read more)

Dr. Shahzinah Nadeem, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
1235 Whitehorse Mercerville Road; Suite 306
Hamilton, NJ
 

Dr. Shahzinah Nadeem specializes in general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care) and practices in Hamilton, NJ. She graduated from Allama Iqbal Medical College and then she performed her residency at Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh. Her areas of expertise include hepatitis, infertility, and metabolism. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Nadeem accepts. Dr. Nadeem (or staff) speaks Urdu and Punjabi. Dr. Nadeem is professionally affiliated with St. Francis Hospital, Princeton HealthCare System, and Capital Health.

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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.