We found 58 providers with an interest in lung problems and who accept Aetna near Jenkintown, PA.

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Dr. Alan David Haber, MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
333 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Alan Haber, who practices in Philadelphia, PA, is a medical specialist in adult pulmonology. In his practice, Dr. Haber focuses on lung cancer, mesothelioma, and thymoma. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Fox Chase Cancer Center and Jeanes Hospital. Dr. Haber graduated from Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Haber completed his residency training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. He is in-network for Aetna, Aetna Bronze, Aetna HSA, and more. He has received the following distinctions: Philadelphia magazine Top Doctors; Chairman's Award for Outstanding Service in Department of Medicine, Graduate Hospital; and Dean's Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching. Allegheny University of the Health Sciences.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer, lung problems

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Intensive Care, Diagnostic Bronchoscopy, Lung Problems, Consultation, Lung Cancer, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
333 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Michael Unger works as a pulmonologist. His areas of expertise consist of lung cancer, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Aetna HSA are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Unger honors. He graduated from the University of Bordeaux and then he performed his residency at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York. Dr. Unger has received professional recognition including the following: Philadelphia Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Fox Chase Cancer Center and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer, lung problems

All Interests: Radiation Therapy, Lung Problems, Chemotherapy, Lung Cancer

Dr. Paul N Lanken, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Paul Lanken specializes in adult critical care and adult pulmonology and practices in Philadelphia, PA. Clinical interests for Dr. Lanken include intensive care and acute respiratory distress syndrome. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Dr. Lanken attended medical school at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Lanken has received the distinction of Philadelphia Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP).

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Relevant Interests: , acute respiratory distress syndrome, lung problems

All Interests: Intensive Care, Lung Problems, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Dr. Michael L Lippmann, MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
5401 Old York Road; Suite 331
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Michael Lippmann is an adult pulmonologist. After attending SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences for medical school, he completed his residency training at Yale-New Haven Hospital. His areas of expertise include bronchitis and asthma. Dr. Lippmann is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Philadelphia Super Doctors. Dr. Lippmann (or staff) is conversant in Hebrew and German. He is professionally affiliated with Einstein Healthcare Network.

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Relevant Interests: , bronchitis, asthma, lung problems

All Interests: Bronchitis, Lung Problems, Asthma

Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Geriatrics, Adult Pulmonology
5735 Ridge Avenue; Suite 102
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Gregory Lenchner's areas of specialization are adult critical care, geriatrics (elderly care), and adult pulmonology; he sees patients in Wynnewood, PA and Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Lenchner has indicated that his clinical interests include lung problems. He is affiliated with Crozer-Keystone Health System. He attended Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons for medical school and subsequently trained at Jefferson University Hospitals and a hospital affiliated with Jefferson Medical College for residency. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lenchner honors.

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All Interests: Lung Problems

Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
60 E Township Line Road
Elkins Park, PA
 

Dr. Jorge Mora's specialties are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He practices in Philadelphia, PA and Elkins Park, PA. Dr. Mora is especially interested in sleep disorders and lung cancer. He is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Central University of Venezuela Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia. He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Einstein Healthcare Network.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Lung Cancer

Dr. Glenn Eiger, MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
5401 Old York Road; Suite 331
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Glenn Eiger works as a pulmonologist. These areas are among his clinical interests: intensive care, asthma, and interstitial lung disease. He honors several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. Before completing his residency at Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, Dr. Eiger attended medical school at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Eiger is affiliated with Einstein Healthcare Network.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma, interstitial lung disease

All Interests: Interstitial Lung Disease, Intensive Care, Asthma

Dr. Raezelle Zinman, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology
1200 Old York Road
Abington, PA
 

Dr. Raezelle Zinman specializes in pediatric pulmonology. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. She attended medical school at McGill University Faculty of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Zinman completed a residency program at The Montreal Children's Hospital. Dr. Zinman is affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

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Relevant Interests: , cystic fibrosis (CF), asthma

All Interests: Cystic Fibrosis, Dysplasia, Medical Education, Asthma

Dr. Ganesan Murali, MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
5401 Old York Road; Suite 331
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Ganesan Murali specializes in adult pulmonology. His clinical interests encompass sleep disorders and lung cancer. Dr. Murali honors several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Aetna HSA, and Coventry HSA. After attending Madras Medical College for medical school, he completed his residency training at Graduate Hospital. He is affiliated with Einstein Healthcare Network.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Lung Cancer

Dr. Alyson Beth Simpson, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology, Adult Allergy
701 Limekiln Park
Ambler, PA
 

Dr. Alyson Simpson practices pediatric allergy & immunology and adult allergy. Areas of expertise for Dr. Simpson include hay fever (allergic rhinitis), tests, and asthma. Her professional affiliations include Abington Health, Lankenau Medical Center, and Crozer-Keystone Health System. She graduated from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Simpson completed a residency program at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. Dr. Simpson welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Eczema, Allergies, Hives, Tests, Food Allergy, Allergen Immunotherapy, Skin Testing, Pulmonary ... (Read more)

Dr. Yanis Boumber, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
333 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Yanis Boumber is a Philadelphia, PA physician who specializes in adult oncology and medical oncology. His clinical interests include lung cancer, mesothelioma, and thymoma. His professional affiliations include Fox Chase Cancer Center and Jeanes Hospital. Dr. Boumber is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Aetna HSA. He obtained his medical school training at Rostov State Medical University and performed his residency at Good Samaritan Hospital of Maryland and a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Boumber's distinctions include: ECOG-ACRIN Young Investigator Award Nominee; Celgene Future Leaders in Hematology Award; and ASCO Young Investigator Award. He speaks Russian.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer, lung problems

All Interests: Immunotherapy, Thoracic Cancer, Lung Problems, Chemotherapy, Lung Cancer, Mesothelioma, Thymoma

Dr. Anthony J Olszanski, MD
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
333 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Anthony Olszanski is a medical specialist in adult oncology and medical oncology. His clinical interests include esophageal cancer, lung cancer, and stomach cancer. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Aetna, Aetna Bronze, and Aetna HSA. After completing medical school at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, Dr. Olszanski performed his residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. He has received the following distinction: Robert L. Krigel Memorial Award: Excellence in Teaching and Clinical Oncology. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Fox Chase Cancer Center, Temple University Hospital (TUH), and Jeanes Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer, lung problems

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Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
2137 Welsh Road; Suite 2b
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Raquel Empedrad practices allergy & immunology. Dr. Empedrad's areas of expertise include sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. She is affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Virtua Memorial Hospital, and Allergic Disease Associates. She graduated from Cebu Doctors' University College of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Nassau University Medical Center. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , emphysema, asthma, lung problems, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Eczema, Conjunctivitis, Contact Dermatitis, Hoarseness, Nasal Polyps, Food Allergy, Ear Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Stacey Su, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
333 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Stacey Su's specialties are general surgery and thoracic surgery. She practices in Philadelphia, PA, Drexel Hill, PA, and Broomall, PA. She studied medicine at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. She trained at Brigham and Women's Hospital for residency. Areas of expertise for Dr. Su include esophageal cancer, barrett's esophagus, and lung cancer. Dr. Su's patients gave her an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry. Her distinctions include: Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA); NIH Research Training Grant, Division of NIDDK; and Warren-Whitman-Richardson Research Fellowship, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Su (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and French. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Fox Chase Cancer Center, Crozer-Keystone Health System, and Jeanes Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer, lung problems

All Interests: Mediastinal Disease, Acid Reflux, Lung Problems, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Esophageal Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Scot William Ebbinghaus, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
333 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Scot Ebbinghaus' areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology; he sees patients in Philadelphia, PA. He attended medical school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. Dr. Ebbinghaus completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama. His areas of clinical interest consist of lung cancer, mesothelioma, and thymoma. He takes Aetna, Aetna Bronze, and Aetna HSA, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Ebbinghaus is professionally affiliated with Fox Chase Cancer Center.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer, lung problems

All Interests: Lung Problems, Lung Cancer, Mesothelioma, Thymoma

Dr. Joshua E Meyer, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
333 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Joshua Meyer's specialty is radiation oncology. He attended the University of Massachusetts Medical School and subsequently trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College for residency. His areas of expertise include esophageal cancer, lung cancer, and stomach cancer. Dr. Meyer honors Aetna, Aetna Bronze, Aetna HSA, and more. He has received professional recognition including the following: ASCO Cancer Foundation Merit Award, American Society of Clinical Oncology; ARRO Educator of the Year; and Clinical Fellow, ASCO/AACR Workshop on Methods in Clinical Cancer Research. He is affiliated with Fox Chase Cancer Center.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

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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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