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We found 6 pulmonologists who accept Blue Cross/Blue Shield near Brownsville, TX.

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Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
840 W Price Road
Brownsville, TX
 

Dr. Charles Zavala is an adult pulmonologist in Brownsville, TX. Dr. Zavala attended medical school at National University of Asunción Faculty of Medical Sciences. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Zavala honors.

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Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
844 Central Boulevard; Suite 420
Brownsville, TX
 

Dr. Ricardo Schwarcz's area of specialization is adult pulmonology. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Schwarcz accepts. He is a graduate of the University of Buenos Aires Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Schwarcz's training includes a residency program at Hahnemann University Hospital.

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Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
844 Central Boulevard; Suite #420
Brownsville, TX
 

Dr. Jairo Rodriguez specializes in adult pulmonology and practices in Brownsville, TX and Harlingen, TX. Dr. Rodriguez is conversant in Spanish. He graduated from National University of Colombia Faculty of Medicine. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He accepts 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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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
844 Central Boulevard; Suite 420
Brownsville, TX
 

Dr. Stanley Sy specializes in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He graduated from the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
844 Central Boulevard; 420
Brownsville, TX
 

Dr. Ammar Halloum specializes in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. Dr. Halloum attended medical school at the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Halloum honors.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
1740 Boca Chica Boulevard; Suite B
Brownsville, TX
 

Dr. Javier Jover specializes in adult critical care and adult pulmonology and practices in Brownsville, TX. 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. Dr. Jover graduated from National University of Asunción Faculty of Medical Sciences.

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What is Pulmonology?

Pulmonology is a subspecialty that focuses on complex diseases of the lungs. In order to diagnose and treat lung disorders, a pulmonologist may also examine the chest, nose, throat, or heart. However, the main function of pulmonology is to make sure the lungs are functioning well.

Some of the diseases and disorders that might be treated by a pulmonologist include:
  • Pneumonia
  • Asthma
  • Tuberculosis
  • Emphysema
  • Mesothelioma and other lung cancers
  • Cystic Fibrosis

A pulmonologist often uses pulmonary function tests, such as spirometry, to measure how well the lungs are able to move air in and out. Pulmonologists are trained to take surgical samples and biopsies when needed, but they do not typically perform surgery. Pulmonologists may provide consultations to other doctors, acute care for sudden illnesses, or regular care for patients with long-term lung disorders.