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We found 76 providers with an interest in lung problems and who accept United Healthcare near Sewell, NJ.

Dr. Roman Krol, MD
Specializes in Primary Care, Adult Pulmonology
239 Hurffville Cross Keys Road
Sewell, 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
239 Hurffville Cross Keys Road
Sewell, 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. Allen Jay Salm, MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
239 Hurffville Cross Keys Road
Sewell, 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)

Dr. Jewelle R Sutherland, MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
239 Hurffville Cross Keys Road
Sewell, 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)

Dr. Angel Victor E Rodis, MD
Specializes in Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
239 Hurffville Cross Keys Road
Sewell, 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 Family Medicine, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
1006 Mantua Pike
Woodbury Heights, NJ
 

Dr. Martin Levinson specializes in family medicine, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. He obtained his medical school training at Weill Cornell Medical College and performed his residency at Rush University Medical Center. In Dr. Levinson's practice, he is particularly interested in bronchitis, asthma, and sleep apnea. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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

All Interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Bronchitis, Sleep Apnea, Lung Problems, Asthma

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Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
608 North Broad Street; Suite 310
Woodbury, 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)

Dr. Robert Hal Debbs, DO
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Gynecology
543 N Broad Street
Woodbury, NJ
 

Dr. Robert Debbs is a maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology) and gynecology specialist. Clinical interests for Dr. Debbs include high risk pregnancy, thyroid problems, and diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Inspira Medical Center Woodbury. After attending Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, Dr. Debbs completed his residency training at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Debbs takes. He has received the following distinctions: Philadelphia Super Doctors; Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2011-2012, 2013-2014; and Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine 's annual Top Docs issue in 2002, and from 2013 - 2016. Dr. Debbs is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , lung problems

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Diabetes during Pregnancy, Prenatal Ultrasound, Pre-Eclampsia, Miscarriage, Labor ... (Read more)

Dr. Stephen Eugene Zrada, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
239 Hurfville - Cross Keys Road; Suite 480
Sewell, 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. George Alec Belecanech, MD
Specializes in Adult Allergy & Immunology
608 North Broad Street; Suite 310
Woodbury, NJ
 

Dr. George Belecanech specializes in adult allergy & immunology. His areas of expertise include sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. Dr. Belecanech's professional affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Virtua Memorial, and Allergic Disease Associates. He graduated from MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Keesler Air Force Base Medical Center. Dr. Belecanech is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Recognized as a "Top Doc" by South Jersey Magazine.

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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)

Dr. Dawn Maria Salvatore, MD
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
188 Fries Mill Road; Suite M3
Turnersville, NJ
 

Dr. Dawn Salvatore is a specialist in vascular surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Salvatore include carotid artery disease, carotid endarterectomy, and varicose veins. Dr. Salvatore is affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Methodist Hospital. After completing medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine, she performed her residency at Ohio State University Medical Center. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Salvatore is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Coventry, and more. She has received the distinction of Top Doctor, Indianapolis Monthly, Indianapolis 2011,2010,2009.

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Relevant Interests: , pulmonary embolism

All Interests: Renal Vascular Disease, Femoral Popliteal Bypass Surgery, Ultrasound, Sclerotherapy, Varicose ... (Read more)

Dr. Marc Fred Goldstein, MD
Specializes in Adult Allergy & Immunology
608 North Broad Street; Suite 310
Woodbury, NJ
 

Dr. Marc Goldstein practices adult allergy & immunology. His areas of expertise include the following: sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. Dr. Goldstein's professional affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Virtua Memorial, and Allergic Disease Associates. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and residency at Hahnemann University Hospital. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. 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, asthma, lung problems, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

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

Dr. Richard Harvey Greenberg, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
239 Hurffville - Cross Keys Road, Suite 480; Suite 480
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Richard Greenberg is a hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist. His areas of expertise include bladder cancer, leiomyosarcoma, and thyroid cancer. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, and Cooper University Health Care. Dr. Greenberg graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at the University Hospitals, Cleveland. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Greenberg accepts.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer, lung tumor

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

Dr. Donald Jeffrey Dvorin, MD
Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
608 North Broad Street; Suite 310
Woodbury, NJ
 

Dr. Donald Dvorin's medical specialty is allergy & immunology. Dr. Dvorin's areas of expertise include sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. His professional affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Virtua Memorial, and Allergic Disease Associates. He attended Far Eastern University, Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation and then went on to complete his residency at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford and Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Patient ratings for Dr. Dvorin average 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for 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)

Dr. Paul Jerome Berlin, MD
Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
155 Bridgeton Park
Mullica Hill, NJ
 

Dr. Paul Berlin practices allergy & immunology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Berlin include contact dermatitis, autoimmune disorders, and allergy testing. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. His residency was performed at Schneider Children's Hospital, National Cancer Institute, and Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Dr. Berlin is affiliated with Kennedy Health System, The Memorial Hospital of Salem County, and Inspira Medical Center Elmer. Dr. Berlin has an open panel.

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

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

Dr. Peter Rex Honig, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
565 Egg Harbor Road
Sewell, NJ
 

Dr. Peter Honig's medical specialty is family medicine. Dr. Honig is rated highly by his patients. His areas of expertise include the following: sexually transmitted diseases (STds), sinusitis (sinus infection), and cystocele (bladder prolapse). He is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at Delaware Valley Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Kennedy Health System, and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , chronic bronchitis

All Interests: Depression, Cystocele, Ear Infection, Fever, Hoarseness, Hypertension, Influenza, Iron Deficiency ... (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.