We found 40 providers with an interest in lung problems and who accept Coventry HMO near Upland, PA.

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Dr. Asad Ullah Khan, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
1 Medical Center Boulevard; Prof. Building 2
Chester, PA
 

Dr. Asad Khan's medical specialty is adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Khan include sleep disorders, intensive care, and lung problems. Dr. Khan is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from King Edward Medical University. For his professional training, Dr. Khan completed a residency program at Lankenau Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Khan (or staff) speaks Urdu and Hindi. Dr. Khan is professionally affiliated with Riddle Hospital, The Memorial Hospital of Salem County (MHSC), and Crozer-Keystone Health System. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , lung problems

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Intensive Care, Lung Problems

Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
One Medical Center Boulevard; Physicians Office Building Ii, Suite 422
Upland, PA
 

Dr. Siva Ramachandran practices adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Bryn Mawr Hospital and Crozer-Keystone Health System. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Unfortunately, Dr. Ramachandran is not currently accepting new patients. After completing medical school at Medical College and Hospital Kolkata, he performed his residency at Hahnemann University Hospital. Dr. Ramachandran (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Hebrew, Arabic, and Chinese.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer, asthma, lung problems

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Bronchoscopy, Lung Problems, Lung Cancer, Asthma, Thoracentesis

Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
1 Medical Center Boulevard; Prof. Building 2 Suite 422
Chester, PA
 

Dr. Leonard Berkowitz's specialties are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. Dr. Berkowitz's clinical interests include pneumonia, asthma, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). He is affiliated with Riddle Hospital and Crozer-Keystone Health System. He is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Coventry, and more. Dr. Berkowitz is open to new patients. Before performing his residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo, Dr. Berkowitz attended SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and SUNY Upstate Medical University for medical school. He has received the distinction of "Top Doctor" in Pulmonology, Main Line Today.

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

All Interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Pneumonia, Biopsy, Lung Problems, Asthma, Thoracentesis

Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
30 Medical Center; Suite 202
Upland, PA
 

Dr. Shivraj Desai works as an adult pulmonologist in Philadelphia, PA and Upland, PA. He attended the University of Mumbai and Grant Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Bryn Mawr Hospital for residency. Clinical interests for Dr. Desai include lung cancer, bronchoscopy, and asthma. He is in-network for Coventry, Aetna HSA, and Coventry HSA, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Desai (or staff) speaks the following languages: Marathi, Gujarati, and Hindi. He is affiliated with Crozer-Keystone Health System.

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

All Interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Bronchoscopy, Lung Problems, Lung Cancer, Asthma, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
1 Medical Center Boulevard; Prof. Building 2 Suite 422
Chester, PA
 

Dr. Gary Wendell works as a critical care specialist and pulmonologist. Dr. Wendell has a special interest in intensive care. His professional affiliations include Riddle Hospital and Crozer-Keystone Health System. After completing medical school at the University of Vermont College of Medicine, he performed his residency at Hahnemann University Hospital. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Coventry, and more. Dr. Wendell welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , pneumonia, asthma, lung problems

All Interests: Pneumonia, Biopsy, Intensive Care, Lung Problems, Asthma, Thoracentesis

Dr. Wei Bin, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
1 Medical Center Boulevard; Prof. Building 2 Suite 422
Chester, PA
 

Dr. Wei Bin's specialties are adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. In his practice, Dr. Bin focuses on sleep disorders, intensive care, and lung problems. He honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Peking University Health Science Center and Temple University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Scranton-Temple Residency Program and a hospital affiliated with Meharry Medical College. He is conversant in Chinese. Dr. Bin's hospital/clinic affiliations include Riddle Hospital, The Memorial Hospital of Salem County (MHSC), and Crozer-Keystone Health System. His practice is open to new patients.

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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)

Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
1 Bartol Avenue; Suite 14
Ridley Park, PA
 

Dr. Daniel Dupont is an adult pulmonologist. His clinical interests encompass bronchoscopy and pulmonary function test (PFT). United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Dupont accepts. Dr. Dupont obtained his medical school training at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and performed his residency at Metropolitan Hospital, Philadelphia. He is 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. George Lieb, MD
Specializes in Pulmonology, Internal Medicine, Critical Care
1098 West Baltimore Pike; Riddle Health Center 3, Suite 3402
Media, PA
 

Dr. George Lieb's medical specialty is pulmonology (lung & respiratory disease) and critical care (intensive care medicine). Dr. Lieb's clinical interests include emphysema, sleep study, and bronchitis. He is affiliated with Riddle Hospital and Chester County Hospital. He takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. He welcomes new patients. After completing medical school at Eugenio Maria de Hostos University, he performed his residency at Temple University Hospital, Episcopal Campus and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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

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

Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
1 Bartol Avenue; Suite 14
Ridley Park, PA
 

Dr. Eric Heffelfinger specializes in adult pulmonology. Before completing his residency at Metropolitan Hospital, Dr. Heffelfinger attended medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Heffelfinger include lung cancer and asthma. Dr. Heffelfinger takes Coventry, Aetna HSA, Coventry HSA, and more. He is affiliated with Crozer-Keystone Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer, asthma, lung problems

All Interests: Lung Problems, Lung Cancer, Asthma

Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
1 Bartol Avenue; Suite 14
Ridley Park, PA
 

Dr. Gerald Meis is a physician who specializes in adult pulmonology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Meis include lung cancer and asthma. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Meis honors. He graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Meis completed a residency program at Osteopathic Medical Center of Philadelphia. He is professionally affiliated with Crozer-Keystone Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer, asthma, lung problems

All Interests: Lung Problems, Lung Cancer, Asthma

Specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology, Pediatric Sleep Medicine
30 Medical Center Boulevard; Po Box, Suite 201
Upland, PA
 

Dr. Vatsala Ramprasad specializes in pediatric pulmonology and pediatric sleep medicine. Her areas of clinical interest consist of bronchoscopy, asthma, and bronchiectasis. She is professionally affiliated with Crozer-Keystone Health System. Dr. Ramprasad takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Ramprasad (or staff) speaks Tamil and Hindi.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma, bronchiectasis

All Interests: Bronchiectasis, Sleep Problems, Bronchoscopy, Asthma

Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
One Medical Center Boulevard; Suite 341
Upland, PA
 

Dr. William Keogh is an adult hematologist, adult oncologist, and medical oncologist. Clinical interests for Dr. Keogh include bone marrow biopsy. Dr. Keogh takes Coventry, Aetna HSA, and Coventry HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency training at Hahnemann University Hospital and Mercy Catholic Medical Center. He has received the distinction of "Top Doctor" in Oncology, Main Line Today. Dr. Keogh's professional affiliations include Associates in Hematology/Oncology, Riddle Hospital, and Crozer-Keystone Health System. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Keogh's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

All Interests: Bone Marrow Biopsy, Colon Problems, Liver Disease, Leukemia, Stem Cell Transplant, Lung Cancer, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
One Medical Center Boulevard; Suite 341
Upland, PA
 

Dr. Raymond Vivacqua works as an adult hematologist, adult oncologist, and medical oncologist in Upland, PA, Glen Mills, PA, and Newtown Square, PA. He is affiliated with Associates in Hematology/Oncology, Riddle Hospital, and Crozer-Keystone Health System. Dr. Vivacqua is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Dr. Vivacqua attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Jefferson University Hospitals for residency. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include "Top Doctor" in Oncology, Main Line Today and Philadelphia Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , lung problems

All Interests: Biopsy, Cancer Prevention, Colon Problems, Sarcoma, Bone Problems, Liver Disease, Lung Problems, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Brain Injury Medicine, Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
196 West Sproul Road; Suite 110
Springfield, PA
 

Dr. David Webner's areas of specialization are brain injury medicine, family medicine, and sports medicine; he sees patients in Springfield, PA and Glen Mills, PA. Dr. Webner (or staff) is conversant in Hebrew and Spanish. His clinical interests encompass concussion and sports health. Dr. Webner is affiliated with Crozer-Keystone Health System. For his professional training, Dr. Webner completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania. He honors Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Webner include: Residents' Outstanding Teaching Award; Outstanding Teaching Attending Award; and "Top Doctors" in Orthopedics, Main Line Today.

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Relevant Interests: , exercise induced asthma

All Interests: Sports Health, Ultrasound, Concussion, Exercise Induced Asthma, Fasciotomy, Stress Fractures, Joint ... (Read more)

Dr. Denise A Diprimio Kalman, DO
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
One Medical Center Boulevard
Upland, PA
 

Dr. Denise Kalman works as a pediatric allergist and immunologist in Upland, PA, West Chester, PA, and Chester, PA. Her areas of expertise include sinusitis (sinus infection), immunodeficiency, and drug allergy. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Bryn Mawr Hospital and Crozer-Keystone Health System. Dr. Kalman graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and then she performed her residency at Jefferson University Hospitals. Dr. Kalman honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. She has received professional recognition including the following: "Top Doctor" in Allergy and Asthma, Main Line Today. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma, lung problems

All Interests: Drug Allergy, Eczema, Immunodeficiency, Allergies, Hives, Tests, Food Allergy, Skin Testing, Lung ... (Read more)

Jonathan Lee, MD
Specializes in General Practice, General Pediatrics
1001 Baltimore Pike; Suite 208
Springfield, PA
 

Dr. Jonathan Lee's areas of specialization are general practice and general pediatrics. Areas of expertise for Dr. Lee include asthma, sports health, and allergies. He takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. Dr. Lee is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Nationwide Children's Hospital and Ohio State University Medical Center. Dr. Lee's professional affiliations include Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), Riddle Hospital, and Crozer-Keystone Health System. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Sports Health, Allergies, Asthma

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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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