We found 52 providers with an interest in lung problems and who accept Aetna Silver HMO near West Chester, PA.

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Dr. Asad Ullah Khan, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
145 S. Brinton Lake Road; Crozer Health Pavilion, Suite100
Glen Mills, PA
 

Dr. Asad Khan is an adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology specialist. Dr. Khan has a special interest in sleep disorders, intensive care, and lung problems. He is professionally affiliated with Riddle Hospital, The Memorial Hospital of Salem County, and Crozer-Keystone Health System. He accepts Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. He welcomes new patients. Dr. Khan graduated from King Edward Medical University and then he performed his residency at Lankenau Medical Center. Dr. Khan (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu and Hindi.

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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
145 S. Brinton Lake Road; Crozer Health Pavilion, Suite100
Glen Mills, PA
 

Dr. Siva Ramachandran is a specialist in adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. Dr. Ramachandran attended medical school at Medical College and Hospital Kolkata. His medical residency was performed at Hahnemann University Hospital. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. Dr. Ramachandran (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Hebrew, Arabic, and Chinese. His professional affiliations include Bryn Mawr Hospital and Crozer-Keystone Health System. He is not accepting new patients at this time.

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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
500 Evergreen Drive; Suite 17
Glen Mills, PA
 

Dr. Gary Wendell is an adult critical care specialist and pulmonologist. In Dr. Wendell's practice, he is particularly interested in intensive care. He accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Vermont College of Medicine. His residency was performed at Hahnemann University Hospital. He is professionally affiliated with Riddle Hospital and Crozer-Keystone Health System. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Wendell's office for an appointment.

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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
145 S. Brinton Lake Road; Crozer Health Pavilion, Suite100
Glen Mills, PA
 

Dr. Wei Bin specializes in adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. His education and training includes medical school at Peking University Health Science Center and Temple University School of Medicine and residency at Scranton-Temple Residency Program and a hospital affiliated with Meharry Medical College. Areas of expertise for Dr. Bin include sleep disorders, intensive care, and lung problems. He honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He is conversant in Chinese. Dr. Bin is affiliated with Riddle Hospital, The Memorial Hospital of Salem County, and Crozer-Keystone Health System. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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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 Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
154 Exton Square Parkway
Exton, PA
 

Dr. Lauren Rome is a specialist in adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. Clinical interests for Dr. Rome include emphysema, lung cancer, and bronchitis. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rome honors. After attending the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg for medical school, Dr. Rome completed her residency training at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia. She is professionally affiliated with Main Line Health. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Rome's office for an appointment.

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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

Specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology
300 Evergreen Drive; Suite 130
Glen Mills, PA
 

Dr. Vatsala Ramprasad sees patients in Glen Mills, PA, Upland, PA, and Chester, PA. Her medical specialty is pediatric pulmonology. Dr. Ramprasad (or staff) speaks Tamil and Hindi. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Ramprasad include bronchoscopy, asthma, and bronchiectasis. She is professionally affiliated with Crozer-Keystone Health System. Dr. Ramprasad attended medical school at Kilpauk Medical College. She is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma, bronchiectasis

All Interests: Bronchiectasis, Sleep Problems, Bronchoscopy, Asthma

Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
500 Evergreen Drive; Suite 17
Glen Mills, PA
 

Dr. Leonard Berkowitz's specialties are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He practices in Chester, PA, Upland, PA, and Glen Mills, PA. In his practice, Dr. Berkowitz focuses on pneumonia, asthma, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). He accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry. After attending SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and SUNY Upstate Medical University for medical school, Dr. Berkowitz completed his residency training at Massachusetts General Hospital and a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo. He has received the distinction of "Top Doctor" in Pulmonology, Main Line Today. He is affiliated with Riddle Hospital and Crozer-Keystone Health System. Dr. Berkowitz has an open panel.

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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

Dr. George Lieb, MD
Specializes in Pulmonology, Internal Medicine, Critical Care
795 East Marshall Street; Suite 304
West Chester, PA
 

Dr. George Lieb's medical specialty is pulmonology (lung & respiratory disease) and critical care (intensive care medicine). Clinical interests for Dr. Lieb include emphysema, sleep study, and bronchitis. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Riddle Hospital and Chester County Hospital. He obtained his medical school training at Eugenio Maria de Hostos University and performed his residency at Temple University Hospital, Episcopal Campus and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. Dr. Lieb accepts Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He welcomes 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)

Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
795 East Marshall Street; Suite 304
West Chester, PA
 

Dr. Robert Hindman specializes in adult pulmonology. These areas are among his clinical interests: collapsed lung (pneumothorax), lung cancer, and intensive care. He is affiliated with Chester County Hospital. Dr. Hindman attended medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He honors Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , collapsed lung (pneumothorax), lung cancer, pneumonia, asthma, interstitial lung disease, lung problems, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Sarcoidosis, Pneumonia, Interstitial Lung Disease, Collapsed ... (Read more)

Dr. John Michael Feehery, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
300 Evergreen Drive; Suite 320
Glen Mills, PA
 

Dr. John Feehery is a physician who specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Clinical interests for Dr. Feehery include sinusitis (sinus infection), endoscopic sinus surgery, and dizziness. Dr. Feehery honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College, Dr. Feehery performed his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals and a hospital affiliated with Jefferson Medical College. He has received distinctions including "Top Doctor" in Otolaryngology, Main Line Today; "Top Doctors" in Otolaryngology; and Philadelphia magazine. He is conversant in Italian. He is affiliated with Riddle Hospital and Crozer-Keystone Health System. Dr. Feehery welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Thyroid Surgery, Sleep Problems, Dizziness, Ear Infection, Balance Disorders, Tympanostomy, Facial ... (Read more)

Dr. Pallavi Ravindra Marathe, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
154 Exton Square Parkway
Exton, PA
 

Dr. Pallavi Rastogi is an adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Rastogi include bladder cancer, esophageal cancer, and lung cancer. Dr. Rastogi takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. She is a graduate of St. George's University School of Medicine and a graduate of Hahnemann University Hospital's residency program. She is conversant in Marathi. She is professionally affiliated with Main Line Health. Dr. Rastogi is accepting 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)

Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
500 Evergreen Drive; Suite G3
Glen Mills, PA
 

Dr. Raymond Vivacqua sees patients in Upland, PA, Glen Mills, PA, and Newtown Square, PA. His medical specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He honors Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. Dr. Vivacqua attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals. He has received professional recognition including the following: "Top Doctor" in Oncology, Main Line Today and Philadelphia Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include Associates in Hematology/Oncology, Riddle Hospital, and Crozer-Keystone Health System. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Vivacqua's office for an appointment.

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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 Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
500 Evergreen Drive; Suite G4
Glen Mills, PA
 

Dr. John Sprandio is a specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He works in Broomall, PA, Newtown Square, PA, and Glen Mills, PA. He attended Temple University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Pennsylvania Hospital for residency. Clinical interests for Dr. Sprandio include leukemia, breast cancer, and multiple myeloma. He accepts Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Sprandio has received distinctions including "Top Doctor" in Oncology, Main Line Today; "Top Doctor" in Medical Oncology; and Philadelphia magazine. His professional affiliations include Bryn Mawr Hospital and Crozer-Keystone Health System. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

All Interests: Bone Problems, Blood Disorders, Leukemia, Chemotherapy, Lung Cancer, Lymphoma, Multiple Myeloma, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
500 Evergreen Drive; Suite G3
Glen Mills, PA
 

Dr. W. Keogh works as a hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist. Clinical interests for Dr. Keogh include bone marrow biopsy. He is affiliated with Associates in Hematology/Oncology, Riddle Hospital, and Crozer-Keystone Health System. Dr. Keogh takes Coventry, Aetna HSA, and Coventry HSA, as well as other insurance carriers. He has an open panel. Dr. Keogh attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Hahnemann University Hospital and Mercy Catholic Medical Center. He has received professional recognition including the following: "Top Doctor" in Oncology, Main Line Today.

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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 Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
300 Evergreen Drive; Suite 320
Glen Mills, PA
 

Dr. David Webner's areas of specialization are family medicine and sports medicine; he sees patients in Springfield, PA and Glen Mills, PA. He has indicated that his clinical interests include concussion and sports health. Dr. Webner is affiliated with Crozer-Keystone Health System. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Webner accepts. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania for his residency. Dr. Webner has received the following distinctions: Residents' Outstanding Teaching Award; Outstanding Teaching Attending Award; and "Top Doctors" in Orthopedics, Main Line Today. Dr. Webner (or staff) speaks Hebrew and Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , exercise induced asthma

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

Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
500 Evergreen Drive; Suite G4
Glen Mills, PA
 

Dr. Robert Roush is a specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Roush is especially interested in chemotherapy, breast cancer, and bone marrow biopsy. His professional affiliations include Bryn Mawr Hospital and Crozer-Keystone Health System. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Roush honors. Dr. Roush is accepting new patients. He studied medicine at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. He trained at Graduate Hospital for residency. He has received the distinction of "Top Doctor" in Oncology, Main Line Today.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

All Interests: Bone Marrow Biopsy, Blood Disorders, Chemotherapy, Lung Cancer, Multiple Myeloma, B-Cell Lymphoma, ... (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.
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