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

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

Dr. John Bermingham specializes in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. Dr. Bermingham's education and training includes medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and residency at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford. His areas of expertise include the following: collapsed lung (pneumothorax), sleep apnea, and lung biopsy. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Bermingham is affiliated with 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)

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

Dr. William Morowitz works as an adult critical care specialist and pulmonologist in Voorhees, NJ, Cherry Hill, NJ, and Marlton, NJ. Dr. Morowitz has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Morowitz include collapsed lung (pneumothorax), sleep apnea, and lung biopsy. He is affiliated with Cooper University Health Care. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Coventry Health Care Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school, he completed his residency training at Jefferson University Hospitals and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Morowitz has received the distinction of Philadelphia Super Doctors.

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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 sees patients in Cherry Hill, NJ. His medical specialties are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Pope include collapsed lung (pneumothorax), intensive care, and cystic fibrosis (CF). He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and performed his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals. He has received professional recognition including the following: 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 specializes in adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Alimam include collapsed lung (pneumothorax), cystic fibrosis (CF), and sleep apnea. His professional affiliations include Kennedy Health System and Cooper University Health Care. Dr. Alimam takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and CIGNA Plans. Dr. Alimam's education and training includes medical school at the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center.

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

Dr. Andrew Schriber is an adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology specialist in Mount Laurel, NJ, Moorestown, NJ, and Marlton, NJ. His clinical interests include collapsed lung (pneumothorax), cystic fibrosis (CF), and sleep apnea. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant. Dr. Schriber attended Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center.

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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 is a physician who specializes in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. These areas are among his clinical interests: collapsed lung (pneumothorax), intensive care, and sleep apnea. Dr. Horowitz honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He attended MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Hahnemann University Hospital. 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 practices adult critical care and adult pulmonology. His clinical interests include esophageal varices, cystic fibrosis (CF), and sleep apnea. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and CIGNA Plans. Dr. Velasco graduated from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. He trained at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford for his residency.

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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 a Mount Laurel, NJ physician who specializes in adult pulmonology. His areas of expertise include collapsed lung (pneumothorax), intensive care, and cystic fibrosis (CF). He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Viant, and more. Dr. Cohen graduated from New York Medical College. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). Dr. Cohen's hospital/clinic affiliations include Virtua Memorial and 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, 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 a medical specialist in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. Clinical interests for Dr. Baumgarten include collapsed lung (pneumothorax), intensive care, and cystic fibrosis (CF). Dr. Baumgarten is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Dr. Baumgarten's training includes a residency program at Saint Luke's Medical Center, Cleveland. He is professionally 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's medical specialty is adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Trudo include collapsed lung (pneumothorax), intensive care, and cystic fibrosis (CF). He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Albany Medical College. For his professional training, Dr. Trudo completed residency programs at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College.

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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 works as an adult hematologist and adult oncologist. These areas are among his clinical interests: bladder cancer, throat cancer, and sinus cancer. He is affiliated with Cooper University Health Care. Dr. Callahan attended the University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford for residency. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Callahan honors. His distinctions include: 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, Brain Cancer, Ear ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Alexandre Hageboutros' specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. His clinical interests include esophageal cancer, lung cancer, and colon cancer. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and TRICARE. Dr. Hageboutros attended medical school at Saint Joseph University of Beirut. For his residency, Dr. Hageboutros trained at Cooper University Hospital. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Hageboutros include: Top Doctor, New Jersey Monthly; Top Doctor, South Jersey Magazine; and Top Doctor, Philadelphia Magazine. Dr. Hageboutros (or staff) is conversant in Lebanese and French. Dr. Hageboutros is professionally affiliated with Cooper University Health Care.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

All Interests: Immunotherapy, Rectal Problems, Liver Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Colon Cancer, Liver Disease, ... (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 areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He graduated from MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Hahnemann University Hospital. These areas are among Dr. Zrada's clinical interests: bladder cancer, thyroid cancer, and liver tumor. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. His hospital/clinic affiliations include 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, Brain Cancer, Ear ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard Harvey Greenberg, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
200 Bowman Drive
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Richard Greenberg's areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology; he sees patients in Voorhees, NJ, Sewell, NJ, and Cherry Hill, NJ. Dr. Greenberg's areas of expertise include bladder cancer, leiomyosarcoma, and thyroid cancer. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He studied medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Greenberg trained at the University Hospitals, Cleveland. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, and Cooper University Health Care.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer, lung tumor

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

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

Dr. Ashok Bapat works as an adult hematologist and adult oncologist in Voorhees, NJ, Sewell, NJ, and Woodbury, NJ. These areas are among his clinical interests: bladder cancer, throat cancer, and sinus cancer. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Bapat obtained his medical school training at Seth G.S. Medical College and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). He has received professional recognition including the following: Philadelphia Super Doctors. Dr. Bapat is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System and Cooper University Health Care.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

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

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
42 East Laurel Road; Suite 1800, University Doctors Pavilion
Stratford, NJ
 

Dr. Anita Chopra practices general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care) in Stratford, NJ. Dr. Chopra's areas of expertise include athlete's foot, eczema, and diabetes management. She is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. For her residency, Dr. Chopra trained at Metropolitan Hospital, Philadelphia. She has received professional recognition including the following: Philadelphia Super Doctors.

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

All Interests: Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Diabetes Management, Incontinence, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Cellulitis, ... (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.