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

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

Dr. Kirankumar Viramgama, who practices in Gettysburg, PA, is a medical specialist in adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. Patients gave Dr. Viramgama an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include sleep disorders, intensive care, and lung problems. He is affiliated with WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital. Dr. Viramgama accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Capital BlueCross, and more. He welcomes new patients. He attended B.J. Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at Coney Island Hospital.

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All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Intensive Care, Lung Problems, Alternative Medicine

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

Dr. Shubhra Ray's areas of specialization are adult critical care and adult pulmonology; he sees patients in York, PA and Gettysburg, PA. Clinical interests for Dr. Ray include lung cancer, endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS), and interventional pulmonology. Dr. Ray is affiliated with WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital, WellSpan Medical Group, and WellSpan York Hospital. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ray honors. He welcomes new patients. Dr. Ray's education and training includes medical school at Maulana Azad Medical College and residency at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center and New York Methodist Hospital. Dr. Ray (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Bengali and Hindi.

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All Interests: Interventional Pulmonology, Lung Cancer, Endobronchial Ultrasound

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

Dr. Lyle Siddoway is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). His clinical interests include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), holter monitoring, and electrophysiological (EP) study. Dr. Siddoway honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Siddoway is affiliated with WellSpan Medical Group, WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital, and WellSpan York Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Electrocardiogram, Holter Monitoring, Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator, Echocardiogram, Heart ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Satish Shah practices adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He studied medicine at Medical College Baroda. He completed his residency training at Harrisburg Hospital. Dr. Shah's areas of expertise include the following: leukemia, lung cancer, and colon cancer. He is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, PPHN, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Shah (or staff) is conversant in Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital. He has an open panel.

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All Interests: Paracentesis, Biopsy, Sarcoma, Bone Problems, Colon Cancer, Blood Disorders, Leukemia, Lung Cancer, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Gregory Fazio works as a cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Fazio include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), holter monitoring, and electrophysiological (EP) study. He takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Fazio attended medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and Georgetown University School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with WellSpan Medical Group, WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital, and WellSpan York Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Electrocardiogram, Holter Monitoring, Echocardiogram, Heart Problems, Exercise Stress Test, Lung ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Tina Khair is a specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. She studied medicine at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. She trained at Beth Israel Medical Center, New York for residency. Dr. Khair's clinical interests include lung cancer, second opinions, and colon cancer. She accepts United Healthcare Platinum, PPHN, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Khair's office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Second Opinions, Osteoporosis, Gynecologic Cancer, Biopsy, Sarcoma, Bone Problems, Colon 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.