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We found 28 pulmonologists who accept EmblemHealth near Plainview, NY.

Dr. Javed Iqbal, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
2201 Hempstead Turnpike; Department of Pulmonary & Critical Care
East Meadow, NY
 

Dr. Javed Iqbal is a specialist in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He works in Bronx, NY and East Meadow, NY. Dr. Iqbal (or staff) is conversant in Urdu, Mandarin, and Arabic. His professional affiliations include Montefiore Medical Center and Nassau University Medical Center. Before performing his residency at Harlem Hospital Center, Dr. Iqbal attended King George Medical University for medical school. He honors Amerigroup, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Peter Alex Weil, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
100 Manetto Hill Road; Suite
Plainview, NY
 

Dr. Peter Weil is an adult critical care and adult pulmonology specialist in Plainview, NY. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina and a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center, Dr. Weil attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. His average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. Vytra, MagnaCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Weil honors. Dr. Weil's professional affiliations include St. Joseph Hospital, North Shore University Hospital, and Syosset Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
69 Old East Neck Road
Melville, NY
 

Dr. Kenneth Steier, who practices in Melville, NY, Middletown, NY, and New York, NY, is a medical specialist in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. Vytra, Cigna, and Healthfirst are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Steier takes. Dr. Steier studied medicine at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Steier (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, Polish, and Russian.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
100 Manetto Hill Road
Plainview, NY
 

Dr. Vlassi Baktidy works as a critical care specialist and pulmonologist. Dr. Baktidy is rated highly by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Vytra, MagnaCare, and Cigna, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended St. George's University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at St. Vincent's Hospital, Staten Island for residency. He speaks Greek. Dr. Baktidy's hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital, Elmira, North Shore University Hospital, and Syosset Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Laurence Robert Butt, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
350 South Broadway
Hicksville, NY
 

Dr. Laurence Butt is a specialist in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He is affiliated with North Shore University Hospital. Dr. Butt graduated from Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. He is in-network for Vytra, Medicaid, Medicare, and more. He welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
2201 Hempstead Turnpike
East Meadow, NY
 

Dr. Artur Alaverdian is an adult critical care and adult pulmonology specialist. His professional affiliations include Nassau University Medical Center and Mount Sinai Roosevelt. Dr. Alaverdian is in-network for Amerigroup, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center. Dr. Alaverdian speaks Spanish.

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Dr. Suhail Raoof, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
2201 Hempstead Turnpike; 10th Flr.-dcb Building
East Meadow, NY
 

Dr. Suhail Raoof is a specialist in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He works in Brooklyn, NY, East Meadow, NY, and New York, NY. In addition to English, Dr. Raoof (or staff) speaks Urdu, Hebrew, and Arabic. Dr. Raoof is affiliated with New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital. He is a graduate of Maulana Azad Medical College. Patients rated Dr. Raoof highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. He has received the following distinction: New York Super Doctors. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Dr. Seymour Issac Huberfeld, MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
43 Crossway Park Avenue
Woodbury, NY
 

Dr. Seymour Huberfeld, who practices in New Hyde Park, NY and Woodbury, NY, is a medical specialist in adult pulmonology. Dr. Huberfeld has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by Dr. Huberfeld's patients. Dr. Huberfeld is professionally affiliated with Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center, North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset, and Winthrop-University Hospital. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and HealthSmart are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Huberfeld accepts. Dr. Huberfeld is accepting new patients. Dr. Huberfeld attended Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University for medical school and subsequently trained at Long Island Jewish Medical Center for residency. Dr. Huberfeld (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Hebrew, Spanish, and Yiddish.

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Specializes in Emergency Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
2201 Hempstead Turnpike
East Meadow, NY
 

Dr. Eddy Jean-Baptisite practices emergency medicine and adult pulmonology in East Meadow, NY. Dr. Jean-Baptisite (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and French. He is professionally affiliated with NuHealth. He studied medicine at the University of Haiti Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy. His training includes residency programs at The Brooklyn Hospital Center and Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers. Dr. Jean-Baptisite takes Amerigroup, Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), and POMCO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
4271 Hempstead Turnpike; Suite 1
Bethpage, NY
 

Dr. Richard Gordon works as an adult pulmonologist in Bethpage, NY and Mineola, NY. Patients rated Dr. Gordon highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Amerigroup, Child Health Plus, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Gordon speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph Hospital and Plainview Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Dr. Jamie L Bessich, MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
55 Sherwood Drive
Hungington, NY
 

Dr. Jamie Bessich's area of specialization is adult pulmonology. Before completing her residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Dr. Bessich attended medical school at Dartmouth Medical School. Clinical interests for Dr. Bessich include non-small cell lung cancer, mesothelioma, and mediastinal tumor. She honors several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Vytra, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO. Dr. Bessich is professionally affiliated with Perlmutter Cancer Center and White River Junction VA Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Stenosis, Lung Problems, Trachea Problems, Lung Cancer, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, Mesothelioma, ... (Read more)

Dr. Aman Hourizadeh, DO
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
180 East Pulaski Road
Huntington Station, NY
 

Dr. Aman Hourizadeh is a specialist in adult pulmonology. Dr. Hourizadeh obtained his medical school training at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and performed his residency at Beth Israel Medical Center. He has a special interest in emphysema, asthma, and pulmonary fibrosis. He has received a 2.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is in-network for Coresource, Aetna EPO, Anthem, and more. He is affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Sarcoidosis, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Pulmonary Function ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine, Adult Critical Care, Other, Adult Pulmonology
2201 Hempstead Turnpike
East Meadow, NY
 

Dr. Jose Mejia's specialties are adult hospital medicine, adult critical care, and adult pulmonology. He attended Autonomous University of Santo Domingo Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center for residency. Dr. Mejia is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), and POMCO, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Mejia (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Hebrew, and Arabic. Dr. Mejia is affiliated with Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center and NuHealth.

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Dr. Sandeep Mehrishi, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
2201 Hempstead Turnpike
East Meadow, NY
 

Dr. Sandeep Mehrishi practices adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology in Glen Oaks, NY, Hillside Aavenue, NY, and East Meadow, NY. Before completing his residency at Nassau University Medical Center, Dr. Mehrishi attended medical school at SMS Medical College, Jaipur. Amerigroup, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mehrishi takes. Dr. Mehrishi (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Arabic, and Spanish. Dr. Mehrishi is professionally affiliated with Nassau University Medical Center, Plainview Hospital, and North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology, Pediatric Critical Care
2201 Hempstead Turnpike
East Meadow, NY
 

Dr. Peter Ciminera is a specialist in pediatric pulmonology and pediatric critical care. He has a special interest in intensive care. He honors several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Ciminera's education and training includes medical school at the University of Bologna Faculty of Medicine and residency at Nassau University Medical Center. Dr. Ciminera (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu, Mandarin, and Hebrew. He is professionally affiliated with NuHealth.

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Clinical interests: Intensive Care

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Dr. Peter Gregory Terry, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
15 Burke Lane
Syosset, NY
 

Dr. Peter Terry practices adult critical care and adult pulmonology. Dr. Terry studied medicine at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. He accepts Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Terry (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, Italian, and Russian. Dr. Terry's practice is open to new patients.

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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.