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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
217 White Horse Pike
Haddon Heights, NJ
 

Dr. Antonio Velasco is a physician who specializes in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. His clinical interests include esophageal varices, cystic fibrosis (CF), and sleep apnea. He attended Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford for residency. Dr. Velasco is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , 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, Immunization, Bronchitis, Bronchoscopy, Sarcoidosis, Esophagitis, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Raquel Empedrad's specialty is allergy & immunology. These areas are among Dr. Empedrad's clinical interests: sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. Dr. Empedrad is affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Virtua Memorial, and Allergic Disease Associates. Dr. Empedrad accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Empedrad attended Cebu Institute of Medicine and Cebu Doctors' University College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Nassau University Medical Center for residency.

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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. George Alec Belecanech, MD
Specializes in Adult Allergy & Immunology
608 North Broad Street; Suite 310
Woodbury, NJ
 

Dr. George Belecanech's area of specialization is adult allergy & immunology. His areas of expertise include the following: sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. Dr. Belecanech's hospital/clinic affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Virtua Memorial, and Allergic Disease Associates. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Belecanech accepts. Before performing his residency at Keesler Air Force Base Medical Center, Dr. Belecanech attended MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. Dr. Belecanech 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. Marc Fred Goldstein, MD
Specializes in Adult Allergy & Immunology
608 North Broad Street; Suite 310
Woodbury, NJ
 

Dr. Marc Goldstein works as an allergist and immunologist. Clinical interests 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, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Goldstein attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He trained at Hahnemann University Hospital for residency. 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. Nancy Deborah Gordon, MD
Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
608 North Broad Street; Suite 310
Woodbury, NJ
 

Dr. Nancy Gordon's specialty is allergy & immunology. These areas are among Dr. Gordon's clinical interests: sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. She graduated from Temple University School of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Gordon completed a residency program at Temple University Hospital. She is professionally affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Virtua Memorial, and Allergic Disease Associates.

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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. Ashok Ramchandra Bapat, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
Woodbury Medical Center, Suite 202; Suite 202
Woodbury, NJ
 

Dr. Ashok Bapat's medical specialty is adult hematology and adult oncology. He attended Seth G.S. Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). Clinical interests for Dr. Bapat include bladder cancer, throat cancer, and sinus cancer. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He has received professional recognition including the following: Philadelphia Super Doctors. Dr. Bapat is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System and Cooper University Health Care.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

All Interests: Rectal Problems, Bone Cancer, Brain Cancer, Ear Cancer, Kaposi's Sarcoma, Liver Cancer, Bile Duct ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Donald Dvorin specializes in allergy & immunology. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Dvorin's clinical interests include sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He studied medicine at Far Eastern University, Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation. Dr. Dvorin's training includes residency programs at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford and Long Island Jewish Medical Center. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Virtua Memorial, and Allergic Disease Associates.

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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. Irene Christa Haralabatos, MD
Specializes in Adult Allergy & Immunology
608 North Broad Street; Suite 310
Woodbury, NJ
 

Dr. Irene Haralabatos works as an allergist and immunologist. She graduated from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and then she performed her residency at Parkland Health & Hospital System. Her areas of expertise include sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Haralabatos takes. Dr. Haralabatos is professionally affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Virtua Memorial, and Allergic Disease Associates.

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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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Specializes in General Pediatrics
216 Albertson Avenue
Barrington, NJ
 

Dr. Katherine Gargiulo's area of specialization is general pediatrics. Areas of expertise for Dr. Gargiulo include warts, celiac disease, and ankle sprain. Dr. Gargiulo's professional affiliations include Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Kennedy Health System, and Virtua Voorhees Hospital. She obtained her medical school training at Penn State College of Medicine and performed her residency at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. Dr. Gargiulo takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, CIGNA Plans, and more.

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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)

Dr. Trina Ann Poretta, DO
Specializes in Other, Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
Woodbury Medical Center, Suite 202; Suite 202
Woodbury, NJ
 

Dr. Trina Poretta is a specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Poretta is a graduate of UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine. Her residency was performed at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford. Her clinical interests include bladder cancer, thyroid cancer, and liver tumor. Patients gave Dr. Poretta an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System and Cooper University Health Care.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer, lung tumor

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

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Specializes in Other, Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
Woodbury Medical Center, Suite 202; Suite 202
Woodbury, NJ
 

Dr. David Ross works as a hematologist and oncologist. Clinical interests for Dr. Ross include bladder cancer, throat cancer, and sinus cancer. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Montefiore Medical Center, Dr. Ross attended medical school at Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Ross is affiliated with Kennedy Health System and Cooper University Health Care.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

All Interests: Rectal Problems, Urologic Cancer, Bone Cancer, Brain Cancer, Ear Cancer, Kaposi's Sarcoma, Liver ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Family Medicine
726 S White Horse Pike; Suite 2
Audubon, NJ
 

Dr. William Bromley is a physician who specializes in family medicine. His clinical interests include warts, cardiac risk reduction, and carpal tunnel surgery. Patients gave Dr. Bromley an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). Dr. Bromley's professional affiliations include Kennedy Health System and Virtua Voorhees Hospital.

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

All Interests: Warts, Ankle Sprain, Eczema, Diabetes Management, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Conjunctivitis, Erectile ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
901 Route 168; Suites 301-305
Turnersville, NJ
 

Dr. Kevin Bufalino works as a diagnostic radiologist in Voorhees, NJ, Cherry Hill, NJ, and Turnersville, NJ. These areas are among his clinical interests: gastrointestinal bleeding, bone scan, and myelogram (spinal cord imaging). He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. After completing medical school at Temple University School of Medicine, Dr. Bufalino performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, Allegheny University. He is affiliated with South Jersey Radiology Associates (SJRA) and Inspira Medical Center Woodbury. Dr. Bufalino welcomes new patients.

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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
901 Route 168; Suites 301-305
Turnersville, NJ
 

Dr. John Harding practices diagnostic radiology. These areas are among his clinical interests: gastrointestinal bleeding, MRI (magnetic resonance imaging), and bone scan. Dr. Harding is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Medical College of Wisconsin for medical school and subsequently trained at Hahnemann University Hospital for residency. His hospital/clinic affiliations include South Jersey Radiology Associates (SJRA) and Inspira Medical Center Woodbury. Dr. Harding is open to new patients.

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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
901 Route 168; Suites 301-305
Turnersville, NJ
 

Dr. James Elder specializes in diagnostic radiology and practices in Cherry Hill, NJ, Voorhees, NJ, and Turnersville, NJ. Dr. Elder's clinical interests include gastrointestinal bleeding, bone scan, and myelogram (spinal cord imaging). He is affiliated with South Jersey Radiology Associates (SJRA). Before completing his residency at Hahnemann University Hospital, Dr. Elder attended medical school at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more.

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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)

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Specializes in Musculoskeletal Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology
901 Route 168; Suites 301-305
Turnersville, NJ
 

Dr. Jerry Apple's specialties are musculoskeletal radiology and diagnostic radiology. These areas are among his clinical interests: gastrointestinal bleeding, bone scan, and myelogram (spinal cord imaging). He is professionally affiliated with South Jersey Radiology Associates (SJRA). After attending Duke University School of Medicine, Dr. Apple completed his residency training at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Apple is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more.

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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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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.