We found 143 providers with an interest in lung problems and who accept Aetna HMO near Mount Laurel, 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. His areas of expertise include the following: sleep study, collapsed lung (pneumothorax), and lung cancer. Dr. Krol is professionally affiliated with Inspira Medical Center Vineland, The Memorial Hospital of Salem County, and Inspira Medical Center Elmer. After completing medical school at Ross University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Drexel University. Patient reviews placed Dr. Krol at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Krol honors. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , collapsed lung (pneumothorax), lung cancer, obstructive lung disease, 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, 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's medical specialty is adult pulmonology. His areas of expertise include collapsed lung (pneumothorax), shortness of breath (dyspnea), and intensive care. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Hahnemann University Hospital, Dr. Sztejman attended medical school at Saba University School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , collapsed lung (pneumothorax), lung cancer, obstructive lung disease, 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, Dizziness, Bronchitis, Sarcoidosis, Hypertension, Heart Problems, ... (Read more)

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. These areas are among Dr. Bermingham's clinical interests: collapsed lung (pneumothorax), sleep apnea, and lung biopsy. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System and Cooper University Health Care. After attending UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, he completed his residency training at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford. Dr. Bermingham is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, CIGNA Plans, and more.

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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 is an adult critical care and adult pulmonology specialist. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Morowitz's areas of expertise include collapsed lung (pneumothorax), sleep apnea, and lung biopsy. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Coventry Health Care Plans. Dr. Morowitz attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. For his residency, Dr. Morowitz trained at Jefferson University Hospitals and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. He has received professional recognition including the following: 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)

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

Dr. Emilio Mazza practices adult pulmonology. His areas of expertise include the following: sleep study, collapsed lung (pneumothorax), and lung cancer. Dr. Mazza attended medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. He completed his residency training at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant.

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Relevant Interests: , collapsed lung (pneumothorax), lung cancer, obstructive lung disease, 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: 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's medical specialty is adult pulmonology. His clinical interests include sleep study, collapsed lung (pneumothorax), and lung cancer. Dr. Salm studied medicine at St. George's University School of Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Salm's average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Salm honors.

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Relevant Interests: , collapsed lung (pneumothorax), lung cancer, obstructive lung disease, 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: Endarterectomy, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Disorders, Lung Biopsy, Bronchitis, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Ammar Alimam practices adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology in Marlton, NJ, Cherry Hill, NJ, and Voorhees, NJ. Clinical interests for Dr. Alimam include collapsed lung (pneumothorax), cystic fibrosis (CF), and sleep apnea. He is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System and Cooper University Health Care. Dr. Alimam is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and CIGNA Plans. After attending the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Alimam completed his residency training 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 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. His clinical interests include collapsed lung (pneumothorax), intensive care, and cystic fibrosis (CF). He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System. Dr. Cohen studied medicine at New York Medical College. Dr. Cohen completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, as well as 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, Other, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
204 Ark Road; Suite 206 Lmc I
Mount Laurel, 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)

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

Dr. Jewelle Sutherland is a medical specialist in adult pulmonology. Clinical interests for Dr. Sutherland include sleep study, collapsed lung (pneumothorax), and lung cancer. She attended Temple University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, Allegheny University for residency. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant.

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Relevant Interests: , collapsed lung (pneumothorax), lung cancer, obstructive lung disease, 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: Endarterectomy, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Disorders, Lung Biopsy, Bronchitis, ... (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. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. After completing medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, Dr. Horowitz performed his residency at Hahnemann University Hospital. He is professionally 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
750 Route 73 South; Suite 401
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Steven Baumgarten's specialties are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He practices in Marlton, NJ and Cherry Hill, NJ. His areas of expertise include the following: collapsed lung (pneumothorax), intensive care, and cystic fibrosis (CF). Dr. Baumgarten honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and a graduate of Saint Luke's Medical Center, Cleveland's residency program. Dr. Baumgarten 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)

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 practices sleep medicine and adult pulmonology. His medical residency was performed at Saint Peter's University Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Trenton. Dr. Rodis's areas of expertise include the following: sleep study, collapsed lung (pneumothorax), and lung cancer. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , collapsed lung (pneumothorax), lung cancer, obstructive lung disease, 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: 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 is a specialist in adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. After attending Albany Medical College for medical school, he completed his residency training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. Areas of expertise for Dr. Trudo include collapsed lung (pneumothorax), intensive care, and cystic fibrosis (CF). Dr. Trudo is an in-network provider for 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. 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. His areas of expertise include the following: sleep study, collapsed lung (pneumothorax), and lung cancer. Dr. Lee accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant. He attended New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Jefferson University Hospitals for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , collapsed lung (pneumothorax), lung cancer, obstructive lung disease, 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: 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 is a specialist in allergy & immunology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Empedrad include sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. Dr. Empedrad's hospital/clinic affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Virtua Memorial, and Allergic Disease Associates. Dr. Empedrad obtained Dr. Empedrad's medical school training at Cebu Institute of Medicine and Cebu Doctors' University College of Medicine and performed Dr. Empedrad's residency at Nassau University Medical Center. Dr. Empedrad takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE.

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Relevant Interests: , emphysema, asthma, lung problems, 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 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.