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We found 114 providers with an interest in lung problems and who accept AARP near Marlton, NJ.

Dr. William A Morowitz, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
750 Route 73 South
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. William Morowitz is a physician who specializes in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. His areas of expertise include the following: collapsed lung (pneumothorax), sleep apnea, and lung biopsy. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Morowitz is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Coventry Health Care Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago, Dr. Morowitz attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. He has received the following distinction: Philadelphia Super Doctors. Dr. Morowitz is affiliated with Cooper University Health Care.

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Relevant Interests: , collapsed lung (pneumothorax), lung cancer, obstructive lung disease, lung tumor, pulmonary hypertension, lung problems, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema, bronchitis, pneumonia, asthma, pulmonary embolism, lower respiratory (lung and airway) infection, chronic bronchitis

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Lung Biopsy, Bronchitis, Bronchoscopy, Sarcoidosis, Sleep Apnea, Lung Problems, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
107 Berlin Road
Cherry Hill, NJ
 

Dr. Alan Pope is an adult critical care and adult pulmonology specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Pope include collapsed lung (pneumothorax), intensive care, and cystic fibrosis (CF). He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and residency at Jefferson University Hospitals. Dr. Pope has received the distinction of Philadelphia Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , collapsed lung (pneumothorax), lung cancer, cystic fibrosis (CF), obstructive lung disease, lung tumor, pulmonary hypertension, lung problems, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema, bronchitis, pneumonia, asthma, pulmonary embolism, lower respiratory (lung and airway) infection, chronic bronchitis

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Lung Biopsy, Bronchitis, Bronchoscopy, Sarcoidosis, Hoarseness, Cystic Fibrosis, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
750 Route 73 South
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Ammar Alimam's specialties are adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. His areas of expertise include the following: collapsed lung (pneumothorax), cystic fibrosis (CF), and sleep apnea. His professional affiliations include Kennedy Health System and Cooper University Health Care. Dr. Alimam attended the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and CIGNA Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Alimam accepts.

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Relevant Interests: , collapsed lung (pneumothorax), lung cancer, cystic fibrosis (CF), obstructive lung disease, lung tumor, pulmonary hypertension, lung problems, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema, bronchitis, pneumonia, asthma, pulmonary embolism, lower respiratory (lung and airway) infection, chronic bronchitis

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Lung Biopsy, Bronchitis, Bronchoscopy, Sarcoidosis, Cystic Fibrosis, Sleep Apnea, ... (Read more)

Dr. John Bermingham, DO
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
750 Route 73 South; Suite 401
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. John Bermingham is a physician who specializes in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. His areas of expertise include collapsed lung (pneumothorax), sleep apnea, and lung biopsy. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and CIGNA Plans. Before performing his residency at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford, Dr. Bermingham attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Bermingham's hospital/clinic affiliations include Kennedy Health System and Cooper University Health Care.

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Relevant Interests: , collapsed lung (pneumothorax), lung cancer, obstructive lung disease, lung tumor, pulmonary hypertension, lung problems, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema, bronchitis, pneumonia, asthma, pulmonary embolism, lower respiratory (lung and airway) infection, chronic bronchitis

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Lung Biopsy, Bronchitis, Bronchoscopy, Sarcoidosis, Hoarseness, Sleep Apnea, Lung ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Other, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
Virtua Garden State Pulmonary Associates; 520a Lippincott Drive
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Andrew Schriber's areas of specialization are adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. His areas of expertise include collapsed lung (pneumothorax), cystic fibrosis (CF), and sleep apnea. Dr. Schriber takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant. Before performing his residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center, Dr. Schriber attended Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , collapsed lung (pneumothorax), lung cancer, cystic fibrosis (CF), obstructive lung disease, lung tumor, pulmonary hypertension, lung problems, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema, bronchitis, pneumonia, asthma, pulmonary embolism, lower respiratory (lung and airway) infection, chronic bronchitis

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Lung Biopsy, Bronchitis, Bronchoscopy, Sarcoidosis, Cystic Fibrosis, Sleep Apnea, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
750 Route 73 South; Suite 401
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Ira Horowitz's medical specialty is adult critical care and adult pulmonology. These areas are among Dr. Horowitz's clinical interests: collapsed lung (pneumothorax), intensive care, and sleep apnea. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Horowitz takes. He is a graduate of MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and a graduate of Hahnemann University Hospital's residency program. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , collapsed lung (pneumothorax), lung cancer, obstructive lung disease, lung tumor, pulmonary hypertension, lung problems, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema, bronchitis, pneumonia, asthma, pulmonary embolism, lower respiratory (lung and airway) infection, chronic bronchitis

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Lung Biopsy, Bronchitis, Bronchoscopy, Sarcoidosis, Hoarseness, Sleep Apnea, Lung ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
107 Berlin Road
Cherry Hill, NJ
 

Dr. Antonio Velasco's medical specialty is adult critical care and adult pulmonology. His clinical interests include esophageal varices, cystic fibrosis (CF), and sleep apnea. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, CIGNA Plans, and more. After attending Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, Dr. Velasco completed his residency training at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer, cystic fibrosis (CF), obstructive lung disease, lung tumor, pulmonary hypertension, lung problems, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema, bronchitis, pneumonia, asthma, pulmonary embolism, lower respiratory (lung and airway) infection, chronic bronchitis

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Lung Biopsy, Immunization, Bronchitis, Bronchoscopy, Sarcoidosis, Esophagitis, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Other, Adult Pulmonology
Pulmonary and Sleep Physicians of Sj; Kiwi Building
Mount Laurel, NJ
 

Dr. Douglas Cohen is an adult pulmonology specialist in Mount Laurel, NJ. Areas of expertise for Dr. Cohen include collapsed lung (pneumothorax), intensive care, and cystic fibrosis (CF). His professional affiliations include Virtua Memorial and Kennedy Health System. After completing medical school at New York Medical College, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). Dr. Cohen is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , collapsed lung (pneumothorax), lung cancer, cystic fibrosis (CF), obstructive lung disease, lung tumor, pulmonary hypertension, lung problems, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema, bronchitis, pneumonia, asthma, pulmonary embolism, lower respiratory (lung and airway) infection, chronic bronchitis

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Lung Biopsy, Bronchitis, Bronchoscopy, Sarcoidosis, Cystic Fibrosis, Sleep Apnea, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
750 Route 73 South; Suite 401
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Steven Baumgarten is an adult critical care and adult pulmonology specialist. Before performing his residency at Saint Luke's Medical Center, Cleveland, Dr. Baumgarten attended New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Baumgarten include collapsed lung (pneumothorax), intensive care, and cystic fibrosis (CF). Dr. Baumgarten accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , collapsed lung (pneumothorax), lung cancer, cystic fibrosis (CF), obstructive lung disease, lung tumor, pulmonary hypertension, lung problems, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema, bronchitis, pneumonia, asthma, pulmonary embolism, lower respiratory (lung and airway) infection, chronic bronchitis

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Lung Biopsy, Bronchitis, Bronchoscopy, Sarcoidosis, Hoarseness, Cystic Fibrosis, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Other, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
Pulmonary and Sleep Physicians of Sj; Kiwi Building
Mount Laurel, NJ
 

Dr. Frank Trudo specializes in adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. His areas of expertise include collapsed lung (pneumothorax), intensive care, and cystic fibrosis (CF). Before performing his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College, Dr. Trudo attended Albany Medical College for medical school. Dr. Trudo honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE.

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Relevant Interests: , collapsed lung (pneumothorax), lung cancer, cystic fibrosis (CF), obstructive lung disease, lung tumor, pulmonary hypertension, lung problems, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema, bronchitis, pneumonia, asthma, pulmonary embolism, lower respiratory (lung and airway) infection, chronic bronchitis

All Interests: Restless Leg Syndrome, Sleep Disorders, Lung Biopsy, Bronchitis, Bronchoscopy, Sarcoidosis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Kevin Joseph Callahan, DO
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
900 Centennial Boulevard; Building 1, Suite M
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Kevin Callahan practices adult hematology and adult oncology in Cherry Hill, NJ, Voorhees, NJ, and Camden, NJ. These areas are among his clinical interests: throat cancer, sinus cancer, and colon cancer. Dr. Callahan is affiliated with Cooper University Health Care. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford, Dr. Callahan attended medical school at the University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Internists; Silver Chalice Award, American Cancer Society, Southern New Jersey; and Philadelphia Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer, lung tumor

All Interests: Liver Tumor, Vulvar Cancer, Rectal Problems, Gynecologic Cancer, Bone Cancer, Ear Cancer, Liver ... (Read more)

Dr. Stephen Eugene Zrada, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1930 Route 70 E; Suite V107
Cherry Hill, NJ
 

Dr. Stephen Zrada's medical specialty is adult hematology and adult oncology. His areas of expertise include the following: thyroid cancer, liver tumor, and penile cancer. Dr. Zrada honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and residency at Hahnemann University Hospital. He is professionally affiliated with Penn Presbyterian Medical Center and Cooper University Health Care.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer, lung tumor

All Interests: Liver Tumor, Immunodeficiency, Vulvar Cancer, Rectal Problems, Bone Cancer, Ear Cancer, Liver ... (Read more)

Dr. Alexandre Hageboutros, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
900 Centennial Boulevard; Suite M
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Alexandre Hageboutros is a specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. He works in Voorhees, NJ, Willingboro, NJ, and Camden, NJ. Dr. Hageboutros (or staff) speaks the following languages: Lebanese and French. His clinical interests include esophageal cancer, lung cancer, and colon cancer. Dr. Hageboutros is professionally affiliated with Cooper University Health Care. Dr. Hageboutros is a graduate of Saint Joseph University of Beirut. He trained at Cooper University Hospital for residency. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and TRICARE. His distinctions include: Top Doctor, New Jersey Monthly; Top Doctor, South Jersey Magazine; and Top Doctor, Philadelphia Magazine.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

All Interests: Immunotherapy, Rectal Problems, Liver Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Colon Cancer, Liver Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ashok Ramchandra Bapat, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
200 Bowman Avenue
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Ashok Bapat practices adult hematology and adult oncology in Voorhees, NJ, Sewell, NJ, and Woodbury, NJ. Areas of expertise for Dr. Bapat include throat cancer, sinus cancer, and colon cancer. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System and Cooper University Health Care. After completing medical school at Seth G.S. Medical College, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Bapat has received the following distinction: Philadelphia Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

All Interests: Rectal Problems, Bone Cancer, Ear Cancer, Kaposi's Sarcoma, Liver Cancer, Bile Duct Cancer, Kidney ... (Read more)

Dr. David Scott Zalut, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
1000 White Horse Road; 806
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. David Zalut's medical specialty is family medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: post-polio syndrome (PPS), warts, and ankle sprain. After attending MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, Dr. Zalut completed his residency training at Abington Memorial Hospital. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Zalut accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and CIGNA Plans. He has received the following distinction: Philadelphia Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , pneumonia, obstructive lung disease, asthma, lower respiratory (lung and airway) infection, lung problems, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Warts, Ankle Sprain, Sports Health, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Diabetes Management, Rheumatoid ... (Read more)

Dr. Olga M Schweiker, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1103 Kings Highway North; Suite 203
Cherry Hill, NJ
 

Dr. Olga Schweiker's area of specialization is general internal medicine. Dr. Schweiker (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Russian and Ukrainian. Areas of expertise for Dr. Schweiker include benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate), thyroid problems, and cardiac risk reduction. She is affiliated with Cooper University Health Care. After attending Dnipropetrovsk National University for medical school, she completed her residency training at Lutheran Medical Center. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Cardiac Risk Reduction, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Diabetes ... (Read more)

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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.