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We found 4 pulmonologists who accept WellCare near Fishkill, NY.

Dr. Andrew Needelman, MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
600 Westage Business Ctr Drive
Fishkill, NY

Dr. Andrew Needelman's specialty is adult pulmonology. MVP Health Care, MultiPlan, and Fidelis are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Needelman honors. He graduated from New York Medical College and then he performed his residency at Stamford Hospital, Connecticut. Dr. Needelman is affiliated with Mount Kisco Medical Group (MKMG).

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Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
66 Middlebush Road; Suite M206
Wappingers Falls, NY

Dr. Jai Jalaj specializes in adult pulmonology and practices in Wappingers Falls, NY. Dr. Jalaj is in-network for Fidelis, Family Health Plus, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Patna Medical College. Dr. Jalaj (or staff) is conversant in Hindi.

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Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
831 Route 52; Suite 2a
Fishkill, NY

Dr. Akhaya Das is a pulmonologist. He is professionally affiliated with VA Hudson Valley Health Care System. He takes several insurance carriers, including MVP Health Care, MagnaCare, and Family Health Plus. Dr. Das attended medical school at Kasturba Medical College.

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Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
400 Westage Business Ctr Drive
Fishkill, NY

Dr. Harvey Shanies is a physician who specializes in adult pulmonology. Dr. Shanies honors MVP Health Care, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. He graduated from New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. He speaks Spanish.

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What is Pulmonology?

Pulmonology is a subspecialty that focuses on complex diseases of the lungs. In order to diagnose and treat lung disorders, a pulmonologist may also examine the chest, nose, throat, or heart. However, the main function of pulmonology is to make sure the lungs are functioning well.

Some of the diseases and disorders that might be treated by a pulmonologist include:
  • Pneumonia
  • Asthma
  • Tuberculosis
  • Emphysema
  • Mesothelioma and other lung cancers
  • Cystic Fibrosis

A pulmonologist often uses pulmonary function tests, such as spirometry, to measure how well the lungs are able to move air in and out. Pulmonologists are trained to take surgical samples and biopsies when needed, but they do not typically perform surgery. Pulmonologists may provide consultations to other doctors, acute care for sudden illnesses, or regular care for patients with long-term lung disorders.