We found 4 providers with an interest in lung problems and who accept Bronze Choice HSA 6300 - 2 with IVF near Arlington, TX.

Dr. Oyeyemi Adetokunbo Fabuyi, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
301 Highlander Boulevard; Suite 121
Arlington, TX

Dr. Oyeyemi Fabuyi, who practices in Fort Worth, TX, Lakeworth, TX, and Arlington, TX, is a medical specialist in adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. His areas of expertise include the following: syncope (fainting), aortic valve disease, and bronchiectasis. Dr. Fabuyi is affiliated with Medical City Fort Worth, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, and Texas Health Care. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Fabuyi has an open panel. Before performing his residency at Harlem Hospital Center, Dr. Fabuyi attended Ogun State University, Obafemi Awolowo College of Health Sciences for medical school.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary edema, bronchiectasis, lung problems, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema, bronchitis, lung abscess, pneumonia, asthma, pulmonary embolism, interstitial lung disease

All Interests: Bronchiectasis, Atrial Fibrillation, Sleep Disorders, Lung Biopsy, Bronchitis, Bronchoscopy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Baron Lloyd Hamman, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
902 West Randol Mill Road; Suite 200
Arlington, TX

Dr. Baron Hamman specializes in thoracic surgery and practices in Dallas, TX and Arlington, TX. Dr. Hamman's average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: lung cancer, lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS), and atrial fibrillation. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Hamman graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. For his residency, Dr. Hamman trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama and a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Hamman speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital, HeartPlace, and Texas Health Heart & Vascular Hospital Arlington. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

All Interests: Bypass Surgery, Atrial Fibrillation, Beating Heart Coronary Bypass Surgery, Minimally Invasive ... (Read more)

Dr. Stephen B Johnston, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
811 W. Interstate 20; Suite G-10
Arlington, TX

Dr. Stephen Johnston specializes in adult cardiology and practices in Dallas, TX, Irving, TX, and Fort Worth, TX. His areas of expertise include the following: coronary angiogram, rheumatic heart disease, and shortness of breath (dyspnea). His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Johnston takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. Dr. Johnston has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, VA North Texas Health Care System (VANTHCS), and USMD Medical Clinic of North Texas.

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Relevant Interests: , pulmonary hypertension

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Women's Heart Disease, Cardiomyopathy, Cardiac Stress Testing, Nuclear Stress ... (Read more)

Specializes in Acupuncture
4300 Matlock Road; Suite 101
Arlington, TX

Mr. Leon Lee's specialty is acupuncture. Patient reviews placed Mr. Lee at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), menstrual disorders, and hepatitis. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Mr. Lee (or staff) speaks Spanish and Chinese.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Hepatitis, Infertility, Nutrition Issues, Osteoporosis, Rheumatic Diseases, ... (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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