We found 5 providers with an interest in lung problems and who accept Bronze Choice HSA 6300 - 2 with IVF near Arlington, TX.

Dr. Keisha Mari Shaheed, DO
Specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology
2312 Oak Manor
Arlington, TX

Dr. Keisha Shaheed is a physician who specializes in pediatric pulmonology. Dr. Shaheed has a special interest in sleep apnea, narcolepsy, and insomnia. She is affiliated with the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Her education and training includes medical school at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.

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Relevant Interests: , lung problems

All Interests: Sleep Apnea, CPAP Treatment, Lung Problems, Sleep Problems, Insomnia, Exercise, Narcolepsy

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

Dr. Oyeyemi Fabuyi is an adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology specialist. After attending Ogun State University, Obafemi Awolowo College of Health Sciences for medical school, he completed his residency training at Harlem Hospital Center. His areas of expertise include the following: syncope (fainting), aortic valve disease, and bronchiectasis. Dr. Fabuyi's average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Fabuyi takes. Dr. Fabuyi is affiliated with Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. He welcomes new patients.

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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 Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
902 West Randol Mill Road; Suite 200
Arlington, TX

Dr. Baron Hamman is a specialist in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. He works in Dallas, TX and Arlington, TX. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. Hamman trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama and a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville for residency. Clinical interests for Dr. Hamman include lung cancer, lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS), and atrial fibrillation. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Hamman accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Hamman is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital, HeartPlace, and Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital. He has an open panel.

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

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

Dr. Stephen Johnston is a medical specialist in adult cardiology. Dr. Johnston studied medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: coronary angiogram, rheumatic heart disease, and shortness of breath (dyspnea). Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Johnston has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include 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 area of specialization is acupuncture. Mr. Lee (or staff) speaks Spanish and Chinese. His clinical interests include gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), menstrual disorders, and hepatitis. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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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