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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 is a primary care doctor and pulmonologist in Salem, NJ, Sewell, NJ, and Marlton, NJ. Dr. Krol's clinical interests include sleep study, collapsed lung (pneumothorax), and lung cancer. He is affiliated with Inspira Medical Center Vineland, The Memorial Hospital of Salem County, and Inspira Medical Center Elmer. He is a graduate of Ross University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Krol trained at a hospital affiliated with Drexel University. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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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, who practices in Marlton, NJ and Sewell, NJ, is a medical specialist in adult pulmonology. Before performing his residency at Hahnemann University Hospital, Dr. Sztejman attended Saba University School of Medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: collapsed lung (pneumothorax), shortness of breath (dyspnea), and intensive care. Dr. Sztejman is in-network 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: Sleep Disorders, Lung Biopsy, Dizziness, Bronchitis, Sarcoidosis, Hypertension, Heart Problems, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Allen Salm is an adult pulmonologist in Marlton, NJ, Sewell, NJ, and Moorestown, NJ. Dr. Salm's areas of expertise include the following: sleep study, collapsed lung (pneumothorax), and lung cancer. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended St. George's University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve 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)

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

Dr. Emilio Mazza's area of specialization is adult pulmonology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Mazza include sleep study, collapsed lung (pneumothorax), and lung cancer. Dr. Mazza attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and subsequently trained at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for residency. He honors 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)

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

Dr. Alan Pope's specialties are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. Clinical interests for Dr. Pope include collapsed lung (pneumothorax), intensive care, and cystic fibrosis (CF). Dr. Pope is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Jefferson University Hospitals. He has received the distinction of 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 specializes in adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology and practices in Mount Laurel, NJ, Moorestown, NJ, and Marlton, NJ. Dr. Schriber's clinical interests include collapsed lung (pneumothorax), cystic fibrosis (CF), and sleep apnea. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Viant, and more. 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: , emphysema, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), chronic bronchitis

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

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

Dr. Angel Rodis is an adult pulmonologist. His training includes residency programs at Saint Peter's University Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Trenton. His areas of expertise include sleep study, collapsed lung (pneumothorax), and lung cancer. Dr. Rodis has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Viant, and more.

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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 works as a pulmonologist. Her areas of expertise include the following: sleep study, collapsed lung (pneumothorax), and lung cancer. She attended Temple University School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, Allegheny University. Dr. Sutherland takes 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)

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

Dr. Ira Horowitz is a physician who specializes in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. Dr. Horowitz's clinical interests include collapsed lung (pneumothorax), intensive care, and sleep apnea. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Before completing his residency at Hahnemann University Hospital, Dr. Horowitz attended medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. He 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, Sleep Apnea, Lung ... (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's area of specialization is adult pulmonology. These areas are among his clinical interests: collapsed lung (pneumothorax), intensive care, and cystic fibrosis (CF). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Virtua Memorial and Kennedy Health System. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), Dr. Cohen attended New York Medical College for medical school. Dr. Cohen honors 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, 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 specializes in adult critical care and adult pulmonology and practices in Marlton, NJ and Cherry Hill, NJ. His areas of expertise include collapsed lung (pneumothorax), intensive care, and cystic fibrosis (CF). He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System. Dr. Baumgarten graduated from New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Saint Luke's Medical Center, Cleveland. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more.

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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)

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 specialties are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He attended New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals. These areas are among his clinical interests: sleep study, collapsed lung (pneumothorax), and lung cancer. Dr. Lee takes 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, Other, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
Pulmonary and Sleep Physicians of Sj; Kiwi Building
Mount Laurel, NJ
 

Dr. Frank Trudo's areas of specialization are adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology; he sees patients in Mount Laurel, NJ. Dr. Trudo's areas of expertise include the following: collapsed lung (pneumothorax), intensive care, and cystic fibrosis (CF). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Trudo honors. He is a graduate of 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: , emphysema, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), chronic bronchitis

All Interests: Restless Leg Syndrome, Sleep Disorders, Lung Biopsy, Bronchitis, Bronchoscopy, Sarcoidosis, ... (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 specializes in allergy & immunology. Dr. Empedrad's clinical interests include sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. Dr. Empedrad is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Empedrad is a graduate of Cebu Institute of Medicine and Cebu Doctors' University College of Medicine. Dr. Empedrad's training includes a residency program at Nassau University Medical Center. Dr. Empedrad is professionally affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Virtua Memorial, and Allergic Disease Associates.

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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 medical specialty is adult allergy & immunology. Before performing his residency at Keesler Air Force Base Medical Center, Dr. Belecanech attended MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Belecanech include sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. Dr. Belecanech takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Recognized as a "Top Doc" by South Jersey Magazine. His professional affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Virtua Memorial, and Allergic Disease Associates.

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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 is a medical specialist in adult allergy & immunology. Areas of expertise 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, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Goldstein graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He trained at Hahnemann University Hospital for his residency. He has received distinctions including 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.