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We found 41 providers with an interest in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and who accept Viant near Moorestown, NJ.

Dr. Roman Krol, MD
Specializes in Primary Care, Adult Pulmonology
Virtua Garden State Pulmonary Associates; 520a Lippincott Drive
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Roman Krol's specialties are primary care and adult pulmonology. He practices in Salem, NJ, Sewell, NJ, and Marlton, NJ. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Areas of expertise for Dr. Krol include sleep study, collapsed lung (pneumothorax), and lung cancer. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Krol attended medical school at Ross University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Krol trained at a hospital affiliated with Drexel University. His professional affiliations include Inspira Medical Center Vineland, The Memorial Hospital of Salem County, and Inspira Medical Center Elmer. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , emphysema, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), chronic bronchitis

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

Dr. Eric Steven Sztejman, MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
Virtua Garden State Pulmonary Associates; 520a Lippincott Drive
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Eric Sztejman is a specialist in adult pulmonology. He works in Marlton, NJ and Sewell, NJ. Clinical interests for Dr. Sztejman include collapsed lung (pneumothorax), shortness of breath (dyspnea), and intensive care. He graduated from Saba University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Hahnemann University Hospital. He 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: , emphysema, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), chronic bronchitis

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Lung Biopsy, Dizziness, Bronchitis, Sarcoidosis, Hypertension, Heart Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Emilio Mazza Jr., PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
110 Marter Avenue
Moorestown, NJ
 

Dr. Emilio Mazza is a physician who specializes in adult pulmonology. He studied medicine at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Mazza's residency was performed at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. These areas are among his clinical interests: sleep study, collapsed lung (pneumothorax), and lung cancer. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant.

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Relevant Interests: , emphysema, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), chronic bronchitis

All Interests: Endarterectomy, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Disorders, Lung Biopsy, Bronchitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Allen Jay Salm, MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
110 Marter Avenue
Moorestown, NJ
 

Dr. Allen Salm is a medical specialist in adult pulmonology. His areas of expertise include sleep study, collapsed lung (pneumothorax), and lung cancer. After completing medical school at St. George's University School of Medicine, Dr. Salm performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , emphysema, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), chronic bronchitis

All Interests: Endarterectomy, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Disorders, Lung Biopsy, Bronchitis, ... (Read more)

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

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

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Relevant Interests: , emphysema, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), 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
110 Marter Avenue
Moorestown, NJ
 

Dr. Andrew Schriber, who practices in Mount Laurel, NJ, Moorestown, NJ, and Marlton, NJ, is a medical specialist in adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. Dr. Schriber's clinical interests include collapsed lung (pneumothorax), cystic fibrosis (CF), and sleep apnea. He attended medical school at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at the University of Chicago Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , emphysema, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), 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
107 Berlin Road
Cherry Hill, NJ
 

Dr. Ira Horowitz, who practices in Marlton, NJ and Cherry Hill, NJ, is a medical specialist in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. His areas of expertise include the following: collapsed lung (pneumothorax), intensive care, and sleep apnea. Dr. Horowitz is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and a graduate of Hahnemann University Hospital's residency program. Dr. Horowitz is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , emphysema, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), chronic bronchitis

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

Dr. Angel Victor E Rodis, MD
Specializes in Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
Virtua Garden State Pulmonary Associates; 520a Lippincott Drive
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Angel Rodis is an adult pulmonology specialist. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: sleep study, collapsed lung (pneumothorax), and lung cancer. Dr. Rodis accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Rodis completed his residency training at Saint Peter's University Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Trenton.

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Relevant Interests: , emphysema, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), chronic bronchitis

All Interests: Endarterectomy, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Disorders, Lung Biopsy, Bronchitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jewelle R Sutherland, MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
Virtua Garden State Pulmonary Associates; 520a Lippincott Drive
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Jewelle Sutherland is a physician who specializes in adult pulmonology. These areas are among her clinical interests: sleep study, collapsed lung (pneumothorax), and lung cancer. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant. Dr. Sutherland attended Temple University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, Allegheny University for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , emphysema, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), chronic bronchitis

All Interests: Endarterectomy, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Disorders, Lung Biopsy, Bronchitis, ... (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 specializes in adult pulmonology. His clinical interests include collapsed lung (pneumothorax), intensive care, and cystic fibrosis (CF). His professional affiliations include Virtua Memorial and Kennedy Health System. After attending New York Medical College for medical school, Dr. Cohen completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Cohen honors.

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Relevant Interests: , emphysema, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), 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
107 Berlin Road
Cherry Hill, NJ
 

Dr. Steven Baumgarten is a specialist in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He works in Marlton, NJ and Cherry Hill, NJ. He attended New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Saint Luke's Medical Center, Cleveland. Clinical interests for Dr. Baumgarten 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. Dr. Baumgarten is affiliated with Kennedy Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , emphysema, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), 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 sees patients in Mount Laurel, NJ. His medical specialties are adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. These areas are among Dr. Trudo's clinical interests: collapsed lung (pneumothorax), intensive care, and cystic fibrosis (CF). He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Before completing his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College, Dr. Trudo attended medical school at Albany Medical College.

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Relevant Interests: , emphysema, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), chronic bronchitis

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

Dr. Andrew N Lee, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
Virtua Garden State Pulmonary Associates; 520a Lippincott Drive
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Andrew Lee's areas of specialization are adult critical care and adult pulmonology; he sees patients in Marlton, NJ. Clinical interests for Dr. Lee include sleep study, collapsed lung (pneumothorax), and lung cancer. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lee honors. Dr. Lee graduated from New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. He trained at Jefferson University Hospitals for his residency.

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Relevant Interests: , emphysema, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), chronic bronchitis

All Interests: Endarterectomy, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Disorders, Lung Biopsy, Bronchitis, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
210 Ark Road; Larchmont Medical Center Ii, Suite 109
Mount Laurel, NJ
 

Dr. Raquel Empedrad's specialty is allergy & immunology. These areas are among Dr. Empedrad's clinical interests: sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. Dr. Empedrad is affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Virtua Memorial, and Allergic Disease Associates. Dr. Empedrad accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Empedrad attended Cebu Institute of Medicine and Cebu Doctors' University College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Nassau University Medical Center for residency.

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

All Interests: Eczema, Conjunctivitis, Contact Dermatitis, Hoarseness, Sinus Problems, Nasal Polyps, Food Allergy, ... (Read more)

Dr. George Alec Belecanech, MD
Specializes in Adult Allergy & Immunology
210 Ark Road; Larchmont Medical Center Ii, Suite 109
Mount Laurel, NJ
 

Dr. George Belecanech's area of specialization is adult allergy & immunology. His areas of expertise include the following: sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. Dr. Belecanech's hospital/clinic affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Virtua Memorial, and Allergic Disease Associates. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Belecanech accepts. Before performing his residency at Keesler Air Force Base Medical Center, Dr. Belecanech attended MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. Dr. Belecanech has received professional recognition including the following: Recognized as a "Top Doc" by South Jersey Magazine.

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

All Interests: Eczema, Conjunctivitis, Contact Dermatitis, Hoarseness, Sinus Problems, Nasal Polyps, Food Allergy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Marc Fred Goldstein, MD
Specializes in Adult Allergy & Immunology
210 Ark Road; Larchmont Medical Center Ii, Suite 109
Mount Laurel, NJ
 

Dr. Marc Goldstein works as an allergist and immunologist. Clinical interests for Dr. Goldstein include sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. Dr. Goldstein is affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Virtua Memorial, and Allergic Disease Associates. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Goldstein attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He trained at Hahnemann University Hospital for residency. He has received the following distinctions: Philadelphia Super Doctors; Recognized in Courier Post's 2008 Best of South Jersey Doctors; and Recognized in Delaware Valley Consumers 2007 Best Doctors.

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

All Interests: Eczema, Conjunctivitis, Contact Dermatitis, Hoarseness, Sinus Problems, Nasal Polyps, Food Allergy, ... (Read more)

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What is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)?

COPD, or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, is a progressive lung disease that makes it difficult to breathe. It is really two diseases in one: chronic bronchitis (which causes inflammation and thick mucus production in the airways of the lungs) and emphysema (which damages the air sacs and alveoli, delicate structures of the lung tissue that allow a person to breathe).

In the United States, almost all cases of COPD are caused by smoking or exposure to tobacco smoke. Other causes include occupational exposure to dust, chemicals and pollution, and a rare genetic condition.

COPD causes a wet cough that doesn’t go away. It can come with shortness of breath and wheezing, or a tight feeling in the chest. Some people have flare ups where their symptoms get worse, and during this time they can also experience flu-like symptoms such as fever and fatigue.

There is no cure for COPD, but there are treatments to improve breathing and slow the progression of the disease. The first step is to reduce exposure to what caused COPD in the first place, such as smoking. Medicines such as bronchodilators, usually given in an inhaler, can relax the muscles around the airways and make it easier to breathe. Sometimes they are given along with glucocorticosteroids, drugs that reduce inflammation. Vaccines help prevent respiratory illnesses that can worsen COPD. Oxygen therapy can be used if people aren’t able to get enough oxygen into their lungs on their own. In extreme cases, surgery can be used to remove damaged tissue from the lungs or even perform a lung transplant.