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We found 21 providers with an interest in lung problems and who accept Coventry Bronze near Danville, PA.

Dr. Paul Flavian Simonelli, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
100 N Academy Avenue
Danville, PA
 

Dr. Paul Simonelli is an adult pulmonology specialist. Dr. Simonelli is professionally affiliated with Geisinger. He graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , interstitial lung disease, pulmonary hypertension, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Sarcoidosis, Interstitial Lung Disease, Pulmonary ... (Read more)

Dr. David Emery Fisk, MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
100 N Academy Avenue
Danville, PA
 

Dr. David Fisk is a pulmonologist in Bloomsburg, PA, Danville, PA, and Tunkhannock, PA. Dr. Fisk's patients gave Dr. Fisk an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Fisk honors several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. Dr. Fisk's education and training includes medical school at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut. Dr. Fisk is affiliated with Geisinger.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma, interstitial lung disease

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Tuberculosis, Interstitial Lung Disease, Asthma

Dr. Michael L Ayers, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
100 N Academy Avenue
Danville, PA
 

Dr. Michael Ayers is a specialist in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He works in Danville, PA, Bloomsburg, PA, and Montoursville, PA. After completing medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Patient ratings for Dr. Ayers average 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Ayers honors Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Ayers is professionally affiliated with Geisinger.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Stent Placement, Intensive Care, Lung Cancer, Photodynamic ... (Read more)

Dr. Jason Andrew Stamm, MD
Specializes in Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
100 N Academy Avenue
Danville, PA
 

Dr. Jason Stamm is an intensive care specialist and adult pulmonologist in Bloomsburg, PA, Danville, PA, and Montoursville, PA. Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Stamm honors. His education and training includes medical school at Penn State College of Medicine and residency at Wilford Hall Medical Center. Dr. Stamm is affiliated with Geisinger.

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Relevant Interests: , cystic fibrosis (CF), pulmonary hypertension

All Interests: Transplant Procedures, Cystic Fibrosis, Intensive Care, Pulmonary Hypertension

Dr. Carlos Ramon Perez, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology
100 N Academy Avenue
Danville, PA
 

Dr. Carlos Perez specializes in pediatric pulmonology. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Perez honors several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. He studied medicine at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Dr. Perez's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Geisinger.

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Relevant Interests: , cystic fibrosis (CF), asthma

All Interests: Cystic Fibrosis, Sleep Problems, Asthma

Dr. Kathy Lee Young, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Pulmonology
100 N Academy Avenue
Danville, PA
 

Dr. Kathy Young is a specialist in adult critical care and pulmonology (lung & respiratory disease). Patients gave her an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Young is in-network for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers. She graduated from Penn State College of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with West Virginia University. Dr. Young is affiliated with Geisinger.

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Relevant Interests: , lung problems

All Interests: Intensive Care, Lung Problems

Dr. Robert Henry Kinsey, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology
100 N Academy Avenue
Danville, PA
 

Dr. Robert Kinsey works as a pediatric pulmonologist. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is affiliated with Geisinger. Dr. Kinsey takes Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and the University of Virginia School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , cystic fibrosis (CF), pneumonia, asthma

All Interests: Cystic Fibrosis, Neuromuscular Disorders, Pneumonia, Asthma

Dr. Andrew Paul Matragrano, MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
100 N Academy Avenue
Danville, PA
 

Dr. Andrew Matragrano practices adult pulmonology. He graduated from Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine. Dr. Matragrano's residency was performed at Harlem Hospital Center. The average patient rating for Dr. Matragrano is 4.5 stars out of 5. Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Matragrano accepts. He is affiliated with Geisinger.

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Relevant Interests: , lung problems

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Tuberculosis, Exercise Physiology, Lung Problems

Dr. Cecilia Yoana Canto Alarcon, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Otolaryngology
100 N Academy Avenue; Department of Otolaryngology Geisinger Medical Center
Danville, PA
 

Dr. Cecilia Helwig works as a pediatric otolaryngologist in Danville, PA and Wilkes Barre, PA. She is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Helwig's areas of expertise include hearing loss, swallowing problems (dysphagia), and vascular malformations. She is affiliated with Geisinger. She attended the University of Chile Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chile for residency. Dr. Helwig has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. She takes Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , cystic fibrosis (CF)

All Interests: Cystic Fibrosis, Neck Problems, Speech Disorders, Hearing Loss, Ear Infection, Tonsil Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Thomas James Gergel, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
100 N Academy Avenue
Danville, PA
 

Dr. Thomas Gergel is a radiation oncologist in Danville, PA. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Gergel include cancer. Dr. Gergel is professionally affiliated with Geisinger. Dr. Gergel takes Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, he performed his residency at Roswell Park Cancer Institute. Dr. Gergel (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, Polish, and Ukrainian.

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Relevant Interests: , lung problems

All Interests: Lung Problems, Spine Problems, Cancer, Stereotactic Radiosurgery

Dr. Matthew Thomas McElroy, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
100 N Academy Avenue
Danville, PA
 

Dr. Matthew McElroy specializes in family medicine and sports medicine and practices in Danville, PA, Lewisburg, PA, and Montoursville, PA. In addition to English, he speaks German. He has indicated that his clinical interests include musculoskeletal problems. Dr. McElroy is professionally affiliated with Geisinger. Dr. McElroy obtained his medical school training at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and performed his residency at Geisinger Medical Center. The average patient rating for Dr. McElroy is 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver.

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Relevant Interests: , exercise induced asthma

All Interests: Ultrasound, Fractures, Musculoskeletal Problems, Concussion, Exercise Induced Asthma

Dr. Michael Alan Facktor, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
100 N Academy Avenue
Danville, PA
 

Dr. Michael Facktor works as a pediatric allergist and immunologist in Danville, PA. Dr. Facktor is affiliated with Geisinger. He attended medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School. He trained at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh for his residency. Patient ratings for Dr. Facktor average 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Eczema, Immunodeficiency, Hives, Nasal Polyps, Food Allergy, Chronic Cough, Asthma

Dr. Matthew Alan Facktor, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
100 N Academy Avenue
Danville, PA
 

Dr. Matthew Facktor is a medical specialist in thoracic surgery. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Facktor's clinical interests include esophageal cancer, video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), and lung cancer. He is affiliated with Geisinger. Dr. Facktor is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. His education and training includes medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine and residency at Rush University Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer, lung problems

All Interests: Cancer Screening, Mediastinal Disease, Esophagus Problems, Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Timothy James McCloskey, DO
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
100 N Academy Avenue
Danville, PA
 

Dr. Timothy McCloskey's specialty is pediatric allergy & immunology. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. McCloskey is affiliated with Geisinger. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Geisinger Medical Center, Dr. McCloskey attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Eczema, Immunodeficiency, Hives, Nasal Polyps, Food Allergy, Chronic Cough, Asthma

Dr. Rajiv Prasanna Panikkar, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
100 N Academy Avenue
Danville, PA
 

Dr. Rajiv Panikkar is a Danville, PA physician who specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. In his practice, he is particularly interested in cancer. Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Panikkar accepts. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). He is professionally affiliated with Geisinger.

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Relevant Interests: , lung problems

All Interests: Lung Problems, Solid Tumor, Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer

Dr. Michael Edward Friscia, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
100 N Academy Avenue
Danville, PA
 

Dr. Michael Friscia, who practices in Danville, PA, Port Matilda, PA, and Lewistown, PA, is a medical specialist in thoracic surgery. Dr. Friscia is especially interested in esophageal cancer, lung cancer, and hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating). Patient ratings for Dr. Friscia average 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and residency at Pennsylvania Hospital. He is professionally affiliated with Geisinger.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer, lung problems

All Interests: Mediastinal Disease, Lung Problems, Hyperhidrosis, Heart Surgery, Esophageal Cancer, Lung Cancer, ... (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.