We found 46 providers with an interest in lung problems and who accept Gold Compass 1000 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's specialties are adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. Dr. Khan's areas of expertise include the following: sleep disorders, intensive care, and lung problems. He is affiliated with Riddle Hospital, The Memorial Hospital of Salem County, and Crozer-Keystone Health System. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. He is open to new patients. Dr. Khan studied medicine at King Edward Medical University. His residency was performed at Lankenau Medical Center. Dr. Khan (or staff) is conversant in 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 sees patients in Chester, PA, Upland, PA, and Glen Mills, PA. His medical specialties are adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. He studied medicine at Medical College and Hospital Kolkata. He trained at Hahnemann University Hospital for his residency. Dr. Ramachandran is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Ramachandran (or staff) speaks the following languages: Hebrew, Arabic, and Chinese. He is affiliated with Bryn Mawr Hospital and Crozer-Keystone Health System. Unfortunately, Dr. Ramachandran is not currently accepting new patients.

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

Dr. Lauren Rome's medical specialty is adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. Her areas of expertise include the following: emphysema, lung cancer, and bronchitis. She is affiliated with Main Line Health. Dr. Rome graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. For her residency, Dr. Rome trained at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia. Dr. Rome honors Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. She welcomes new patients.

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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. Areas of expertise for Dr. Ramprasad include bronchoscopy, asthma, and bronchiectasis. She is affiliated with Crozer-Keystone Health System. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ramprasad takes. She attended medical school at Kilpauk Medical College. Dr. Ramprasad (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Tamil and Hindi.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma, bronchiectasis

All Interests: Bronchiectasis, Sleep Problems, Bronchoscopy, Asthma

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

Dr. George Lieb practices pulmonology (lung & respiratory disease) and critical care (intensive care medicine) in Media, PA and West Chester, PA. He attended Eugenio Maria de Hostos University and then went on to complete his residency at Temple University Hospital, Episcopal Campus and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. Areas of expertise for Dr. Lieb include emphysema, sleep study, and bronchitis. Dr. Lieb honors Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Riddle Hospital and Chester County Hospital. Dr. Lieb 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's medical specialty is adult pulmonology. Dr. Hindman is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Hindman include collapsed lung (pneumothorax), lung cancer, and intensive care. He honors Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Hindman is professionally affiliated with Chester County Hospital.

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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 medical specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. These areas are among his clinical interests: sinusitis (sinus infection), endoscopic sinus surgery, and dizziness. Dr. Feehery is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate. Before completing his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals and a hospital affiliated with Jefferson Medical College, Dr. Feehery attended medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. Dr. Feehery's distinctions include: "Top Doctor" in Otolaryngology, Main Line Today; "Top Doctors" in Otolaryngology; and Philadelphia magazine. He speaks Italian. He is professionally affiliated with Riddle Hospital and Crozer-Keystone Health System. He is open to 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's specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. She practices in Paoli, PA, Collegeville, PA, and Exton, PA. Dr. Rastogi graduated from St. George's University School of Medicine. She completed her residency training at Hahnemann University Hospital. Her clinical interests include bladder cancer, esophageal cancer, and lung cancer. She takes several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. Dr. Rastogi speaks Marathi. She is professionally affiliated with Main Line Health. She has an open panel.

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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's areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Associates in Hematology/Oncology, Riddle Hospital, and Crozer-Keystone Health System. After completing medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College, he performed his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals. Dr. Vivacqua honors Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. His distinctions include: "Top Doctor" in Oncology, Main Line Today and Philadelphia Super Doctors. Dr. Vivacqua has an open panel.

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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 practices adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology in Broomall, PA, Newtown Square, PA, and Glen Mills, PA. These areas are among his clinical interests: leukemia, breast cancer, and multiple myeloma. Dr. Sprandio is affiliated with Bryn Mawr Hospital and Crozer-Keystone Health System. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. He welcomes new patients. Dr. Sprandio is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Pennsylvania Hospital. Dr. Sprandio has received the following distinctions: "Top Doctor" in Oncology, Main Line Today; "Top Doctor" in Medical Oncology; and Philadelphia magazine.

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

Dr. David Webner is a family practitioner and sports medicine specialist. For his professional training, Dr. Webner completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania. Areas of expertise for Dr. Webner include concussion and sports health. He honors several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. He 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 the following languages: Hebrew and Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Crozer-Keystone Health System.

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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 works as an adult hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist. Dr. Roush's clinical interests include chemotherapy, breast cancer, and bone marrow biopsy. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Bryn Mawr Hospital and Crozer-Keystone Health System. After completing medical school at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, he performed his residency at Graduate Hospital. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Roush honors. Dr. Roush has received the distinction of "Top Doctor" in Oncology, Main Line Today. He welcomes new patients.

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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)

Jeffrey S. Fendrick, MD
Specializes in Home Health, General Pediatrics
440 East Marshall Street; 3rd Floor North, Suite 300
West Chester, PA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Fendrick specializes in home health and general pediatrics. His areas of expertise include warts, ankle sprain, and athlete's foot. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Fendrick obtained his medical school training at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and performed his residency at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. Dr. Fendrick is professionally affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

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Relevant Interests: , pneumonia, obstructive lung disease, asthma, lower respiratory (lung and airway) infection, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Warts, Ankle Sprain, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Diabetes Management, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Eating ... (Read more)

Dr. Andre Augustine Konski, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
701 East Marshall Street
West Chester, PA
 

Dr. Andre Konski works as a radiation oncologist in West Chester, PA and Philadelphia, PA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Konski include rectal cancer, throat cancer, and sinus cancer. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Before performing his residency at the University of Rochester Medical Center, Dr. Konski attended New York Medical College for medical school. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Recognized by America's Top Doctors; Recognized by Main Line Today's Top Doctor's 2016 issue; and Recognized by Philadelphia Magazine 's Top Doctors annually from 2014 through 2016. His professional affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer, lung problems

All Interests: Liver Tumor, Bone Cancer, Brain Cancer, Kaposi's Sarcoma, Liver Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Sarcoma, ... (Read more)

Dr. Kenneth Brian Briskin, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
300 Evergreen Drive; Suite 320
Glen Mills, PA
 

Dr. Kenneth Briskin's area of specialization is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. Briskin obtained his medical school training at the University of Michigan Medical School and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Clinical interests for Dr. Briskin include sinusitis (sinus infection), endoscopic sinus surgery, and asthma. He is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of "Top Doctor" in Otolaryngology, Main Line Today. He is affiliated with Riddle Hospital and Crozer-Keystone Health System. Dr. Briskin is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Hearing Test, Thyroid Surgery, Tumor, Sleep Problems, Ear Infection, Hoarseness, Sinus Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Joel Robert Perloff, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
300 Evergreen Drive; Suite 320
Glen Mills, PA
 

Dr. Joel Perloff is an ear, nose and throat specialist in Chester, PA, Glen Mills, PA, and Media, PA. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Perloff's clinical interests include chronic sinusitis, endoscopic sinus surgery, and asthma. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Perloff honors several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. He has received the following distinction: "Top Doctor" in Dermatology and Plastic Surgery, Main Line Today. Dr. Perloff's hospital/clinic affiliations include Riddle Hospital and Crozer-Keystone Health System. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Deviated Septum, Sleep Problems, Ear Infection, Hoarseness, Voice Disorders, Acid Reflux, ... (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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