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We found 89 providers with an interest in lung problems and who accept Coventry Silver HMO near Newtown Square, PA.

Dr. Louis Harold Guernsey Jr., MD
Specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology, Adult Pulmonology
Nemours Pediatric Partners at Bryn Mawr; Medical Office Building North, Suite 201
Bryn Mawr, PA
 

Dr. Louis Guernsey's specialties are pediatric pulmonology and adult pulmonology. He has a special interest in intensive care and lung problems. Coventry, Aetna HSA, and Coventry HSA are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Guernsey takes. After attending Emory University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. He has received distinctions including South Jersey Magazine's Top Children's Physicians and SJ magazine Top Doc for Kids. Dr. Guernsey is professionally affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Bryn Mawr Hospital, and Cooper University Health Care.

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Relevant Interests: , lung problems

All Interests: Shortness of Breath, Intensive Care, Lung Problems, Sleep Problems, Chronic Cough

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Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
825 Old Lancaster Road; Suite 320
Bryn Mawr, PA
 

Dr. Andrew Pitman's area of specialization is adult pulmonology. Patients rated Dr. Pitman highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Pitman include emphysema, barrett's esophagus, and lung cancer. He is affiliated with Bryn Mawr Medical Specialists and Bryn Mawr Hospital. He accepts Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Pitman welcomes new patients. He is a graduate of Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine, State University of New York (SUNY), and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. He has received the distinction of Philadelphia Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , emphysema, lung cancer, bronchitis, pneumonia, asthma, lung problems

All Interests: Sleep Problems, Bronchitis, Tuberculosis, Tests, Pneumonia, Sleep Apnea, Snoring, Lung Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Wei Bin, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
2010 West Chester Pike; Mob Wellness Center Ii, Suite 212
Havertown, PA
 

Dr. Wei Bin specializes in adult critical care, obstetrics & gynecology, and sleep medicine. His areas of expertise consist of sleep disorders, intensive care, and lung problems. Dr. Bin's professional affiliations include Riddle Hospital, The Memorial Hospital of Salem County, and Crozer-Keystone Health System. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Coventry, and more. He is accepting new patients. Before performing his residency at Scranton-Temple Residency Program and a hospital affiliated with Meharry Medical College, Dr. Bin attended Peking University Health Science Center and Temple University School of Medicine. He is conversant in Chinese.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer, asthma, acute respiratory distress syndrome, interstitial lung disease, pulmonary hypertension, lung problems, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Disorders, Bronchoscopy, Sarcoidosis, Hypertension, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
1991 Sproul Road; Suite 500
Broomall, PA
 

Dr. Lauren Rome works as a pulmonologist. Her clinical interests include emphysema, lung cancer, and bronchitis. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. Before performing her residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, Dr. Rome attended the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg for medical school. She is affiliated with Main Line Health. Dr. Rome has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , emphysema, lung cancer, bronchitis, pneumonia, asthma, lung problems

All Interests: Bronchitis, Tuberculosis, Tests, Pneumonia, Lung Problems, Lung Cancer, Cancer, Emphysema, Asthma

Dr. Catherine Anne Riley, MD
Specializes in Pulmonology, Adult Cardiology, Critical Care
825 Old Lancaster Road; Suite 320
Bryn Mawr, PA
 

Dr. Catherine Riley is a Bryn Mawr, PA physician who specializes in pulmonology (lung & respiratory disease), adult cardiology, and critical care (intensive care medicine). These areas are among her clinical interests: emphysema, sleep study, and pneumonia. She accepts Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at Lankenau Medical Center, Dr. Riley attended Drexel University College of Medicine for medical school. Her professional affiliations include Bryn Mawr Medical Specialists and Bryn Mawr Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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

All Interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Disorders, Pneumonia, Sleep Apnea, Sleep Study, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
825 Old Lancaster Road; Suite 320
Bryn Mawr, PA
 

Dr. Clarke Piatt is a pulmonologist. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. In Dr. Piatt's practice, he is particularly interested in emphysema, sleep study, and asthma. He is professionally affiliated with Bryn Mawr Medical Specialists and Bryn Mawr Hospital. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. Dr. Piatt welcomes new patients. He is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine and a graduate of Temple University Hospital's residency program.

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

All Interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Study, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Emphysema, Asthma

Dr. Ronald Bruce Barnett, MD
Specializes in Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
Penn Medicine Valley Forge; 1001 Chesterbrook Boulevard
Berwyn, PA
 

Dr. Ronald Barnett is a physician who specializes in sleep medicine and adult pulmonology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Barnett include emphysema, shortness of breath (dyspnea), and second opinions. Dr. Barnett takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. After completing medical school at Emory University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals. His professional affiliations include Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , emphysema, bronchitis, asthma, pulmonary fibrosis, interstitial lung disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Second Opinions, Sleep Disorders, Bronchitis, Sarcoidosis, Sleep Apnea, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Asthma, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
255 West Lancaster Avenue; Paoli Hospital, Mob 2, Suite 124
Paoli, PA
 

Dr. Howard Lustine practices adult critical care and adult pulmonology in Wynnewood, PA and Paoli, PA. His clinical interests include emphysema, cystic fibrosis (CF), and pneumonia. He is professionally affiliated with Main Line Health. After attending Georgetown University School of Medicine, Dr. Lustine completed his residency training at Jefferson University Hospitals. He honors Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Lustine is closed to new patients at this time.

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

All Interests: Sleep Problems, Tuberculosis, Tests, Pneumonia, Cystic Fibrosis, Sleep Apnea, Snoring, Emphysema, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Pulmonology, Internal Medicine, Critical Care
1098 West Baltimore Pike; Riddle Health Center 3, Suite 3402
Media, PA
 

Dr. George Lieb works as a pulmonologist and critical care specialist in Media, PA and West Chester, PA. Clinical interests for Dr. Lieb include emphysema, sleep study, and bronchitis. He is professionally affiliated with Riddle Hospital and Chester County Hospital. He attended medical school at Eugenio Maria de Hostos University. For his professional training, Dr. Lieb completed residency programs at Temple University Hospital, Episcopal Campus and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. Dr. Lieb is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , emphysema, bronchitis, pneumonia, asthma, pulmonary fibrosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Bronchitis, Pneumonia, Sleep Apnea, Rhinitis, Sleep Study, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
196 Sproul Road; Suite 207
Springfield, PA
 

Dr. Daniel Dupont practices adult pulmonology in Ridley Park, PA and Springfield, PA. In his practice, Dr. Dupont focuses on bronchoscopy and pulmonary function test (PFT). He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry. Before performing his residency at Metropolitan Hospital, Philadelphia, Dr. Dupont attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school. Dr. Dupont is professionally affiliated with Crozer-Keystone Health System.

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

All Interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Bronchoscopy, Pulmonary Function Test, Asthma

Dr. Neil A Mushlin, DO
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
15 Industrial Boulevard; Suite 202
Paoli, PA
 

Dr. Neil Mushlin's medical specialty is adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He is rated highly by his patients. Clinical interests for Dr. Mushlin include emphysema, sleep study, and pneumonia. Dr. Mushlin accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry. Before completing his residency at Lankenau Medical Center, Dr. Mushlin attended medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. His professional affiliations include Main Line Health and Phoenixville Hospital. Dr. Mushlin has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , emphysema, pneumonia, asthma, pulmonary fibrosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Disorders, Pneumonia, Sleep Apnea, Sleep Study, ... (Read more)

Dr. Gerald Anthony Meis, DO
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
196 Sproul Road; Suite 207
Springfield, PA
 

Dr. Gerald Meis is a specialist in adult pulmonology. He works in Ridley Park, PA and Springfield, PA. His areas of expertise consist of lung cancer and asthma. Dr. Meis is affiliated with Crozer-Keystone Health System. He attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Osteopathic Medical Center of Philadelphia for residency. Dr. Meis is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer, asthma, lung problems

All Interests: Lung Problems, Lung Cancer, Asthma

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Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
196 Sproul Road; Suite 207
Springfield, PA
 

Dr. Eric Heffelfinger is a physician who specializes in adult pulmonology. He has a special interest in lung cancer and asthma. Dr. Heffelfinger is affiliated with Crozer-Keystone Health System. He attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Metropolitan Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, Aetna HSA, Coventry HSA, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer, asthma, lung problems

All Interests: Lung Problems, Lung Cancer, Asthma

Dr. Yolanda Denise Heman-Ackah, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
2010 West Chester Pike; Mob Wellness Center Ii, Suite 212
Havertown, PA
 

Dr. Yolanda Heman-Ackah's specialty is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Heman-Ackah's clinical interests include sinusitis (sinus infection), endoscopic sinus surgery, and asthma. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Crozer-Keystone Health System and Lankenau Medical Center. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Heman-Ackah accepts. Dr. Heman-Ackah is accepting new patients. She attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota for residency. Dr. Heman-Ackah speaks French.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Deviated Septum, Sleep Problems, Hoarseness, Stroboscopy, Tracheostomy, Sinus ... (Read more)

Dr. Thomas Edward Klein, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
1068 West Baltimore Pike; Riddle Hospital, Hcc Ii, Suite 2106
Media, PA
 

Dr. Thomas Klein is a pediatric allergy & immunology specialist in Havertown, PA, Media, PA, and Wynnewood, PA. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: sinusitis (sinus infection), drug allergy, and hay fever (allergic rhinitis). Dr. Klein accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Dr. Klein attended Albany Medical College for medical school. Dr. Klein has received distinctions including "Top Doctor" in Asthma and Allergy, Main Line Today; Top Allergist and Immunologist awarded by HealthTap; and Philadelphia Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Riddle Hospital and Crozer-Keystone Health System. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Drug Allergy, Flu Shot, Immunodeficiency, Blood Tests, Allergies, Hives, Tests, Nasal Polyps, Food ... (Read more)

Dr. Pallavi Ravindra Marathe, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
255 W. Lancaster Avenue
Paoli, PA
 

Dr. Pallavi Rastogi, who practices in Paoli, PA, Collegeville, PA, and Exton, PA, is a medical specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Rastogi's clinical interests include bladder cancer, esophageal cancer, and lung cancer. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rastogi accepts. Before performing her residency at Hahnemann University Hospital, Dr. Rastogi attended St. George's University School of Medicine. She is affiliated with Main Line Health. Dr. Rastogi welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

All Interests: Bladder Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Gallbladder Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Skin Cancer, Blood Disorders, ... (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.