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We found 20 providers with an interest in lung problems and who accept Aetna Silver near Voorhees, NJ.

Dr. Louis Harold Guernsey Jr., MD
Specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology, Adult Pulmonology
443 Laurel Oak Road; Suite 230
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Louis Guernsey practices pediatric pulmonology and adult pulmonology. His clinical interests include intensive care and lung problems. He is professionally affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Bryn Mawr Hospital, and Cooper University Health Care. Dr. Guernsey is an in-network provider for Coventry, Aetna HSA, Coventry HSA, and more. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University, Dr. Guernsey attended Emory University School of Medicine. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include South Jersey Magazine's Top Children's Physicians and SJ magazine Top Doc for Kids.

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Relevant Interests: , lung problems

All Interests: Shortness of Breath, Intensive Care, Lung Problems, Sleep Problems, Chronic Cough

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
1865 Route 70 East; 2nd Floor
Cherry Hill, NJ
 

Dr. Martin Levinson specializes in family medicine, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. Clinical interests for Dr. Levinson include bronchitis, asthma, and sleep apnea. Dr. Levinson is professionally affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. Before performing his residency at Rush University Medical Center, Dr. Levinson attended Weill Cornell Medical College for medical school. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE.

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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 Pediatric Pulmonology
1012 Laurel Oak Road
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Suzanne Beck is a pediatric pulmonologist. Dr. Beck honors several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. Her education and training includes medical school at Temple University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Beck include: Young Investigator Award, Maryland Thoracic Society; Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Clinical Fellowship; and ATS Travel Award. She is affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

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Relevant Interests: , cystic fibrosis (CF)

All Interests: Cystic Fibrosis, Sleep Disorders

Dr. Taine Tayard Valere Valere Pechet, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
1865 Route 70 East; 1st Floor
Cherry Hill, NJ
 

Dr. Taine Pechet specializes in thoracic surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), cancer surgery, and collapsed lung (pneumothorax). Dr. Pechet is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Harvard Medical School. He completed his residency training at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis, Caritas Carney Hospital, and Brigham and Women's Hospital. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Pechet has received include Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine 's annual Top Docs issue, 2011 through 2016; Philadelphia Super Doctors; and Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2013-14. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Philadelphia VA Medical Center. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , collapsed lung (pneumothorax), lung cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, small cell lung cancer, lung tumor, interstitial lung disease, lung problems, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Stenosis, Bronchoscopy, Esophagus Problems, Laser Treatment, Lung Problems, Minimally Invasive ... (Read more)

Dr. Harish Mohan Sehdev, MD
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
2301 Evesham Road; Building 800, Suite 221
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Harish Sehdev practices maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology). Dr. Sehdev's areas of expertise include high risk pregnancy, diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), and heart problems. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Virtua Voorhees Hospital. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Sehdev has received include Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2013-2014 and Philadelphia Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , lung problems

All Interests: Blood Tests, Sickle Cell Disease, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Lung Problems, Diabetes, ... (Read more)

Dr. Dawn Maria Salvatore, MD
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
443 Laurel Oak Road; Suite 130
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Dawn Salvatore's area of specialization is vascular surgery. Dr. Salvatore's patients gave her an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Clinical interests for Dr. Salvatore include carotid artery disease, carotid endarterectomy, and varicose veins. She accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Coventry, and more. She attended Georgetown University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Ohio State University Medical Center for residency. She has received the distinction of Top Doctor, Indianapolis Monthly, Indianapolis 2011,2010,2009. Dr. Salvatore's hospital/clinic affiliations include Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Methodist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , pulmonary embolism

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

Jeffrey S. Fendrick, MD
Specializes in Home Health, General Pediatrics
13 Lakeview Drive
Gibbsboro, NJ
 

Dr. Jeffrey Fendrick is a physician who specializes in home health and general pediatrics. Dr. Fendrick graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and then he performed his residency at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. Clinical interests for Dr. Fendrick include warts, ankle sprain, and athlete's foot. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

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

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

Dr. Corinna Sabine Bowser, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
1401 Route 70 East, Suite 26; Suite 26
Cherry Hill, NJ
 

Dr. Corinna Bowser's area of specialization is pediatric allergy & immunology. Clinical interests for Dr. Bowser include sinusitis (sinus infection), drug allergy, and asthma. Her professional affiliations include Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, Bryn Mawr Hospital, and Cooper University Health Care. Dr. Bowser accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. She has an open panel. Dr. Bowser attended medical school at Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich Faculty of Medicine. She completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Bowser (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, German, and French.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Drug Allergy, Blood Tests, Allergies, Hives, Tests, Food Allergy, Rhinitis, Sinusitis, Asthma

Dr. Evan Wayne Alley, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1865 Route 70 East; 1st Floor
Cherry Hill, NJ
 

Dr. Evan Alley is a specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He graduated from the University of Kansas School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Jefferson University Hospitals. In Dr. Alley's practice, he is particularly interested in lung cancer and mesothelioma. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Alley has received professional recognition including the following: Philadelphia Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

All Interests: Lung Cancer, Mesothelioma, Thymoma

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Specializes in Adult Allergy & Immunology
2301 Evesham Road
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Min Ku works as an allergist and immunologist. Dr. Ku's areas of expertise include contact dermatitis, immunization (preventive vaccines), and bronchitis. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare HSA, AmeriHealth, and United Healthcare HMO. She studied medicine at Penn State College of Medicine. She trained at Penn State Hershey Medical Center for residency. She is professionally affiliated with Aria Health and Cooper University Health Care.

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Relevant Interests: , bronchitis, obstructive lung disease, asthma

All Interests: Eczema, Immunization, Bronchitis, Contact Dermatitis, Skin Allergy, Asthma, Allergies, Pulmonary ... (Read more)

Dr. Dominic Adam Marchiano, MD
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
1865 Route 70 East; 2nd Floor
Cherry Hill, NJ
 

Dr. Dominic Marchiano's area of specialization is maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology). His areas of expertise include the following: diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), high risk pregnancy, and heart problems. Dr. Marchiano is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending New York University (NYU) School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Mount Sinai Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital and Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP). He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , lung problems

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Diabetes during Pregnancy, Prenatal Ultrasound, Miscarriages, Blood Tests, ... (Read more)

Dr. Benjamin A Dsouza, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
1865 Route 70 East; 1st Floor
Cherry Hill, NJ
 

Dr. Benjamin D'souza's medical specialty is adult cardiology. He is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. Dr. D'souza's training includes a residency program at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. His clinical interests include ventricular tachycardia, syncope (fainting), and pacemaker. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. His professional affiliations include Philadelphia VA Medical Center and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , lung problems

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiac Ablation, Lung Problems, Tachycardia, Arrhythmias, ... (Read more)

Dr. Celeste Patricia Durnwald, MD
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
2301 Evesham Road, Building 800; Suite 221
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Celeste Durnwald's area of specialization is maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology). After completing medical school at Northeast Ohio Medical University, she performed her residency at Summa Health System. Dr. Durnwald's areas of expertise include diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), heart problems, and lupus. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Her professional affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. She welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , lung problems

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Diabetes during Pregnancy, Diabetes Management, Urinary Tract Problems, Diabetic ... (Read more)

Dr. Corrina M Oxford-Horrey, BS, MD
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
1865 Route 70 East; 2nd Floor
Cherry Hill, NJ
 

Dr. Corrina Oxford works as a perinatologist. She attended medical school at Howard University College of Medicine. She trained at Pennsylvania Hospital for residency. Dr. Oxford's areas of expertise include diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), high risk pregnancy, and heart problems. Patient ratings for Dr. Oxford average 2.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Oxford honors. Her professional affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Philadelphia VA Medical Center. She welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , lung problems

All Interests: Diabetes during Pregnancy, Prenatal Ultrasound, Pre-Eclampsia, Sickle Cell Disease, Hypertension, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ashish Bharat Patel, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
Md Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper; Two Cooper Plaza
Camden, NJ
 

Dr. Ashish Patel sees patients in Camden, NJ and Mount Laurel, NJ. His medical specialty is radiation oncology. Dr. Patel graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Maryland. His areas of expertise include the following: brachytherapy (seed implants) and robotic stereotactic radiosurgery (cyberknife). Dr. Patel is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Aetna HSA, and Coventry HSA. He is professionally affiliated with Cooper University Health Care.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

All Interests: Brachytherapy, Urologic Cancer, Gynecologic Cancer, Gamma Knife Radiosurgery, Radiation Therapy, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
1012 Laurel Oak Road
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Maria Mascarenhas specializes in pediatric gastroenterology. Clinical interests for Dr. Mascarenhas include cystic fibrosis (CF), celiac disease, and crohn's disease. Dr. Mascarenhas honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry. She attended medical school at Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore University, and St. John's Medical College. She trained at Texas Children's Hospital for residency. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Mascarenhas include: Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Fellows Faculty Honor Roll; "South Jersey Top Docs" - Pediatric Nutrition; and Best Doctors in America. She is affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

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Relevant Interests: , cystic fibrosis (CF)

All Interests: Celiac Disease, Nutrition Issues, Malnutrition, Ulcerative Colitis, Encopresis, Gastroparesis, ... (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.