We found 6 providers with an interest in lung problems and who accept Platinum Navigate Plus 0 near Gettysburg, PA.

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Dr. Shubhra Ray, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
40 V - Twin Drive; Suite 205
Gettysburg, PA
 

Dr. Shubhra Ray works as an adult critical care specialist and pulmonologist. In his practice, Dr. Ray focuses on lung cancer, endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS), and interventional pulmonology. Dr. Ray is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Coventry, and more. He graduated from Maulana Azad Medical College and then he performed his residency at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center and New York Methodist Hospital. Dr. Ray (or staff) speaks Bengali and Hindi. His hospital/clinic affiliations include WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital, WellSpan Medical Group, and WellSpan York Hospital. Dr. Ray is accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Interventional Pulmonology, Lung Cancer, Endobronchial Ultrasound

Dr. Kirankumar Jayram Viramgama, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
124 W. High Street
Gettysburg, PA
 

Dr. Kirankumar Viramgama specializes in adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. Patient ratings for Dr. Viramgama average 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: sleep disorders, intensive care, and lung problems. He is professionally affiliated with WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital. He accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Capital BlueCross. His practice is open to new patients. After completing medical school at B.J. Medical College, Dr. Viramgama performed his residency at Coney Island Hospital.

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Dr. Satish A Shah, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
20 Expedition Trail; Suite 101
Gettysburg, PA
 

Dr. Satish Shah is an adult hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist. His areas of expertise include the following: leukemia, lung cancer, and colon cancer. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, PPHN, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Harrisburg Hospital, Dr. Shah attended Medical College Baroda for medical school. Dr. Shah (or staff) is conversant in Hindi. He is affiliated with WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital. Dr. Shah is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Lyle Amos Siddoway, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
455 S Washington Street; Suite 22
Gettysburg, PA
 

Dr. Lyle Siddoway's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm); he sees patients in Gettysburg, PA and York, PA. He attended Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Vanderbilt University Medical Center for residency. Clinical interests for Dr. Siddoway include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), holter monitoring, and electrophysiological (EP) study. Dr. Siddoway takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with WellSpan Medical Group, WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital, and WellSpan York Hospital. Dr. Siddoway's practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Tina Ashley Khair, DO
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
20 Expedition Trail; Suite 101
Gettysburg, PA
 

Dr. Tina Khair is an adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology specialist. Dr. Khair's areas of expertise include the following: lung cancer, second opinions, and colon cancer. She honors United Healthcare Platinum, PPHN, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. She graduated from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and then she performed her residency at Beth Israel Medical Center, New York. She is affiliated with WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital. She is open to new patients.

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Dr. Gregory P Fazio, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
455 S Washington Street; Suite 22
Gettysburg, PA
 

Dr. Gregory Fazio's areas of specialization are adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm); he sees patients in Gettysburg, PA, York, PA, and Hanover, PA. Clinical interests for Dr. Fazio include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), holter monitoring, and electrophysiological (EP) study. His professional affiliations include WellSpan Medical Group, WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital, and WellSpan York Hospital. He is a graduate of George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Fazio takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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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.
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