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Specializes in Family Medicine, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
1006 Mantua Pike
Woodbury Heights, NJ
 

Dr. Martin Levinson's medical specialty is family medicine, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. Dr. Levinson's areas of expertise consist of bronchitis, asthma, and sleep apnea. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He attended Weill Cornell Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Rush University Medical Center for residency. His professional 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's medical specialty is allergy & immunology. Dr. Empedrad's clinical interests include sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. Dr. Empedrad is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. After attending Cebu Institute of Medicine and Cebu Doctors' University College of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Empedrad completed Dr. Empedrad's residency training at Nassau University Medical Center. Dr. Empedrad's 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. Robert Hal Debbs, DO
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Gynecology
543 N Broad Street
Woodbury, NJ
 

Dr. Robert Debbs is a maternal-fetal medicine specialist and gynecologist. Clinical interests for Dr. Debbs include high risk pregnancy, diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), and heart problems. He is professionally affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Inspira Medical Center Woodbury. Dr. Debbs honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Dr. Debbs has an open panel. He attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford for residency. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include 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.

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Relevant Interests: , lung problems

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

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

Dr. George Belecanech practices adult allergy & immunology. Clinical interests for Dr. Belecanech include sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. Dr. Belecanech is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He studied medicine at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. He trained at Keesler Air Force Base Medical Center for residency. Dr. Belecanech has received the following distinction: Recognized as a "Top Doc" by South Jersey Magazine. His professional 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. Marc Fred Goldstein, MD
Specializes in Adult Allergy & Immunology
608 North Broad Street; Suite 310
Woodbury, NJ
 

Dr. Marc Goldstein works as an adult allergist and immunologist. His 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. Goldstein accepts. After attending the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Dr. Goldstein completed his residency training at Hahnemann University Hospital. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Goldstein has received include Philadelphia Super Doctors; Recognized in Courier Post's 2008 Best of South Jersey Doctors; and Recognized in Delaware Valley Consumers 2007 Best Doctors. He is 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. Suman S Jaswal, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
Penn Medicine Ccp Oregon Avenue; 1809-13 Oregon Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Suman Jaswal specializes in adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). Before completing his residency at Hahnemann University Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, Dr. Jaswal attended medical school at the University of Minnesota Medical School and St. George's University School of Medicine. These areas are among Dr. Jaswal's clinical interests: consultative cardiology, high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia), and ventricular tachycardia. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Jaswal takes. He is affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital and Hahnemann University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , lung problems

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Dizziness, Aortic Stenosis, Cardiac Stress Testing, Nuclear Stress Test, ... (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. His average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. Dr. Dvorin is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Far Eastern University, Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation. Dr. Dvorin's residency was performed 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. Nancy Deborah Gordon, MD
Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
608 North Broad Street; Suite 310
Woodbury, NJ
 

Dr. Nancy Gordon's area of specialization is allergy & immunology. She graduated from Temple University School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Temple University Hospital. Dr. Gordon's clinical interests include sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Gordon 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. Irene Christa Haralabatos, MD
Specializes in Adult Allergy & Immunology
608 North Broad Street; Suite 310
Woodbury, NJ
 

Dr. Irene Haralabatos specializes in adult allergy & immunology. After attending UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, she completed her residency training at Parkland Health & Hospital System. Areas of expertise for Dr. Haralabatos include sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Her 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. Dominic Adam Marchiano, MD
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
543 N Broad Street
Woodbury, NJ
 

Dr. Dominic Marchiano is a maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology) specialist. His clinical interests include diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), high risk pregnancy, and heart problems. Dr. Marchiano's hospital/clinic affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital and Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP). His education and training includes medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He is accepting 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. Sindhu Kikkeri Srinivas, MD
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
2301 Evesham Road; Building 800
Blackwood, NJ
 

Dr. Sindhu Srinivas' specialty is maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology). Her areas of expertise include amniocentesis, high risk pregnancy, and diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes). Dr. Srinivas's hospital/clinic affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Srinivas has an open panel. She attended UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and subsequently trained at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for residency. In addition to English, she speaks Kannada.

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Relevant Interests: , lung problems

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Diabetes during Pregnancy, Pre-Eclampsia, Diabetic Nephropathy, Sickle Cell ... (Read more)

Dr. Corrina M Oxford-Horrey, BS, MD
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
543 N Broad Street
Woodbury, NJ
 

Dr. Corrina Oxford is a maternal-fetal medicine specialist. She is a graduate of Howard University College of Medicine. She trained at Pennsylvania Hospital for residency. Areas of expertise for Dr. Oxford include diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), high risk pregnancy, and heart problems. She has received a 2.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Dr. Oxford takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Her professional affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Philadelphia VA Medical Center. She has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , lung problems

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

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Specializes in Family Medicine
2601 S 12th Street
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Mark Testa practices family medicine. He attended medical school at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: urge incontinence (overactive bladder), sexually transmitted diseases (STds), and sinusitis (sinus infection). Dr. Testa has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Testa is in-network for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System, Jefferson Health, and Methodist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , chronic bronchitis

All Interests: Depression, Cystocele, Ear Infection, Fever, Urge Incontinence, Hoarseness, Hypertension, ... (Read more)

Dr. Harsha Sharma, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1006 Mantua Pike
Woodbury Heights, NJ
 

Dr. Harsha Sharma is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist. She is a graduate of Lady Hardinge Medical College. Dr. Sharma's training includes a residency program at Queens Hospital Center. Her areas of expertise include the following: menopause, colposcopy, and diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes). She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Sharma is affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , lung problems

All Interests: Colposcopy, Adolescent Gynecology, Loop Electrosurgical Excision, Cervix Problems, Blood Tests, ... (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.