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We found 56 providers with an interest in lung problems and who accept Aetna POS near Mount Laurel, 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. 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)

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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 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)

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

Dr. Stephen Zrada specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. These areas are among his 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. Dr. Zrada studied medicine at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. Dr. Zrada's training includes a residency program at Hahnemann University Hospital. His professional 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. Kevin Joseph Callahan, DO
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1930 Route 70 E; Suite V107
Cherry Hill, NJ
 

Dr. Kevin Callahan is a specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Callahan attended the University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford. His areas of expertise include bladder cancer, thyroid cancer, and liver tumor. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received distinctions including Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Internists; Silver Chalice Award, American Cancer Society, Southern New Jersey; and Philadelphia Super Doctors. Dr. Callahan is affiliated with Cooper University Health Care.

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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. Yong Ji, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1930 Route 70 E; Suite V107
Cherry Hill, NJ
 

Dr. Yong Ji works as an adult hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist. His clinical interests include bladder cancer, thyroid cancer, and liver tumor. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Ji is a graduate of Nantong Medical College. He trained at Helene Fuld Medical Center for his residency. Dr. Ji is conversant in Mandarin. 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, Vulvar Cancer, Rectal Problems, Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Gynecologic Cancer, Bone ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Alexandre Hageboutros is a medical specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Hageboutros (or staff) speaks the following languages: Lebanese and French. His clinical interests include esophageal cancer, lung cancer, and colon cancer. He is affiliated with Cooper University Health Care. After attending Saint Joseph University of Beirut for medical school, he completed his residency training at Cooper University Hospital. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Hageboutros has received the following distinctions: 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)

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Specializes in General Pediatrics
710 Kresson Road
Cherry Hill, NJ
 

Dr. Katherine Gargiulo's specialty is general pediatrics. Clinical interests for Dr. Gargiulo include warts, celiac disease, and ankle sprain. Dr. Gargiulo is professionally affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Kennedy Health System, and Advocare Kressville Pediatrics. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, CIGNA Plans, and more. She studied medicine at Penn State College of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Gargiulo completed a residency program at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children.

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Relevant Interests: , pneumonia, asthma, lower respiratory (lung and airway) infection, lung problems

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

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Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
54 East Main Street
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Eugene Gatti works as a pediatric allergist and immunologist. These areas are among Dr. Gatti's clinical interests: pulmonary testing, skin allergy, and eczema. He is professionally affiliated with Cooper University Health Care. After completing medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and Georgetown University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals. The average patient rating for Dr. Gatti is 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Viant. He has received professional recognition including the following: Philadelphia Super Doctors.

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

All Interests: Eczema, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Immunotherapy, Croup, Allergies, Pulmonary Testing, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jin Ping Guo, MD
Specializes in Adult Allergy & Immunology
2070 Springdale Road; Suite 100
Cherry Hill, NJ
 

Dr. Jin Guo works as an adult allergist and immunologist. In addition to English, Dr. Guo speaks Chinese. Areas of expertise for Dr. Guo include sinusitis (sinus infection), contact dermatitis, and hay fever (allergic rhinitis). She is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System. Before performing her residency at Temple University Hospital, Dr. Guo attended Shanxi Medical University and Shanghai Medical University for medical school. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Medicare Supplement (Medigap), as well as other insurance carriers.

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

All Interests: Eczema, Immunotherapy, Contact Dermatitis, Nasal Polyps, Food Allergy, Skin Testing, Skin Biopsy, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
100 Carnie Boulevard; Suite B-5
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Kevin Bufalino's medical specialty is diagnostic radiology. Dr. Bufalino's areas of expertise include the following: gastrointestinal bleeding, bone scan, and myelogram (spinal cord imaging). His professional affiliations include South Jersey Radiology Associates (SJRA) and Inspira Medical Center Woodbury. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Dr. Bufalino is accepting new patients. After completing medical school at Temple University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, Allegheny University.

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Relevant Interests: , lung problems

All Interests: Breast Biopsy, Bone Density Test, Nuclear Stress Test, PET Scan, Heart Problems, Liver Disease, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
1000 Lincoln Drive East
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. John Harding is a diagnostic radiologist in Voorhees, NJ, Cherry Hill, NJ, and Turnersville, NJ. His clinical interests include gastrointestinal bleeding, MRI (magnetic resonance imaging), and bone scan. He is affiliated with South Jersey Radiology Associates (SJRA) and Inspira Medical Center Woodbury. Dr. Harding is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. He attended Medical College of Wisconsin for medical school and subsequently trained at Hahnemann University Hospital for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , lung problems

All Interests: Bone Density Test, Nuclear Stress Test, Heart Problems, Liver Disease, Lung Problems, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
1000 Lincoln Drive East
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. James Elder's area of specialization is diagnostic radiology. These areas are among Dr. Elder's clinical interests: gastrointestinal bleeding, bone scan, and myelogram (spinal cord imaging). He is affiliated with South Jersey Radiology Associates (SJRA). He is a graduate of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) and a graduate of Hahnemann University Hospital's residency program. Dr. Elder is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , lung problems

All Interests: Lung Biopsy, Breast Biopsy, Bone Density Test, PET Scan, Heart Problems, Liver Disease, Lung ... (Read more)

Dr. Christopher Jay Boynton, MD
Specializes in Surgery
668 Main Street
Lumberton, NJ
 

Dr. Christopher Boynton specializes in surgery. Before performing his residency at Hahnemann University Hospital, Dr. Boynton attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. His areas of expertise include fine needle aspiration (FNA), thyroid cancer, and liver tumor. Patients gave Dr. Boynton an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, Medicare Supplement (Medigap), and more.

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Relevant Interests: , collapsed lung (pneumothorax), lung cancer, lung tumor

All Interests: Liver Tumor, Lung Biopsy, Hepatectomy, Colectomy, Esophagitis, Gastrointestinal Biopsy, Gallstones, ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert A Davis, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
94 Brick Road; Suite 105
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Robert Davis practices family medicine in Marlton, NJ and Voorhees, NJ. After completing medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Davis performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. His clinical interests include post-polio syndrome (PPS), warts, and ankle sprain. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Diabetes Management, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Eating ... (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.