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We found 22 providers with an interest in lung problems and who accept United Healthcare Choice near Carrollton, TX.

Dr. Andrew Scott Gelfand, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology, Pediatric Critical Care
7000 West Plano Pky; Suite 205
Plano, TX
 

Dr. Andrew Gelfand's areas of specialization are pediatric pulmonology and pediatric critical care. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Gelfand include cystic fibrosis (CF) and interstitial lung disease. Dr. Gelfand accepts several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He attended Baylor College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Texas Children's Hospital for residency. Dr. Gelfand has received distinctions including Texas Super Doctors; Best Doctors in America; and Best Pediatric Specialists D Magazine. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano, and the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , cystic fibrosis (CF), interstitial lung disease, lung problems

All Interests: Borderline Personality Disorder, Interstitial Lung Disease, Cystic Fibrosis, Lung Problems

Dr. Steven Craig Copenhaver, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology, Pediatric Critical Care
7000 W Plano Parkway; Suite 205
Plano, TX
 

Dr. Steven Copenhaver, who practices in Dallas, TX and Plano, TX, is a medical specialist in pediatric pulmonology and pediatric critical care. Dr. Copenhaver is rated highly by his patients. His areas of expertise include cystic fibrosis (CF) and interstitial lung disease. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Before completing his residency at Duke University Medical Center, Dr. Copenhaver attended medical school at Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Copenhaver include: Texas Super Doctors; Texas Super Doctor Texas Monthly Magazine; and Best Pediatric Specialists D-Magazine. Dr. Copenhaver is affiliated with Texas Health Center for Diagnostics & Surgery, the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center, and Medical City Hospital (Dallas). New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , cystic fibrosis (CF), interstitial lung disease, lung problems

All Interests: Polyps, Cystic Fibrosis, Lung Problems, Vocal Cord Dysfunction, Cyst, Interstitial Lung Disease

Dr. Enrique Angel Perez, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
4343 N Josey Lane
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Enrique Perez specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. These areas are among his clinical interests: bone marrow aspiration, leukapheresis, and vulvar cancer. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Perez graduated from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Perez speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Oncology, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer, lung tumor

All Interests: Leukapheresis, Vulvar Cancer, Rectal Problems, Abdominal Cancer, Eyelid Problems, Brain Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sybil Jane Taquet, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
4343 N Josey Lane
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Sybil Taquet sees patients in Carrollton, TX and Dallas, TX. Her medical specialty is family medicine. Before performing her residency at Parkland Health & Hospital System, Dr. Taquet attended Paris Diderot University for medical school. Dr. Taquet's clinical interests include warts, alcohol abuse, and adolescent issues. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Taquet (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and French. She is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Relevant Interests: , exercise induced asthma, bronchitis, pneumonia, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Warts, Alcohol Abuse, Adolescent Issues, Amenorrhea, Eczema, Bone Spurs, Diabetes Management, ... (Read more)

Dr. Van Lam, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, General Pediatrics
4343 N Josey Lane
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Van Lam's medical specialty is general internal medicine and general pediatrics. Areas of expertise for Dr. Lam include well women care, migraine, and depression. Dr. Lam's professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and USMD Medical Clinic of North Texas. His education and training includes medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He has received professional recognition including the following: NCQA Diabetes Recognition Recognized for providing the highest-level of diabetes care. Dr. Lam welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Depression, Sports Health, Eczema, Diabetes Screening, Diabetes Management, Immunization, ... (Read more)

Dr. Joel Russel Maust, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
4343 N Josey Lane
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Joel Maust is a family practice physician. Dr. Maust's average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Maust include atrial fibrillation, diabetes screening, and appendicitis. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano, and USMD Medical Clinic of North Texas. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Maust is open to new patients. Before performing his residency at Travis Air Force Base, David Grant USAF Medical Center, Dr. Maust attended the University of Texas Medical School at Houston for medical school.

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Relevant Interests: , emphysema, bronchitis, pneumonia, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Sports Health, Atrial Fibrillation, Diabetes Screening, Diabetes Management, Bronchitis, Bursitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Kalyani Polani Raja, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
6750 N Macarthur Boulevard; Suite 150
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Kalyani Raja's area of specialization is general pediatrics. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Raja include premature babies, asthma, and counseling services. Patients gave her an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Parkland Community Health Plan are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Raja accepts. She graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. She completed her residency training at Children's Medical Center Dallas. Dr. Raja is professionally affiliated with Children's Hospital, Las Colinas Medical Center, and USMD Medical Clinic of North Texas. Dr. Raja is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Sports Health, Diabetes Screening, Allergies, Physical Exams, Premature Babies, Asthma, Counseling ... (Read more)

Dr. Baron Lloyd Hamman, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
5420 Lbj Freeway, Suite 1900; Barnett 1201
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Baron Hamman is a specialist in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. After attending the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama and a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hamman include lung cancer, lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS), and atrial fibrillation. The average patient rating for Dr. Hamman is 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Hamman has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. He speaks Spanish. He is professionally 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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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

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

Dr. Stephen Bryce Johnston, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
6750 N. Macarthur Boulevard; Suite 350
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Stephen Johnston sees patients in Arlington, TX, Bonham, TX, and Fort Worth, TX. His medical specialty is adult cardiology. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. Dr. Johnston's areas of expertise include the following: coronary angiogram, rheumatic heart disease, and shortness of breath (dyspnea). His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Johnston's 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)

Dr. Nana Amma Mireku, MD
Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
6750 N. Macarthur Boulevard; Suite 300
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Nana Mireku is an allergist/immunologist in Irving, TX. Areas of expertise for Dr. Mireku include sinusitis (sinus infection), immunodeficiency, and seasonal allergies. Dr. Mireku is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Michigan State University College of Human Medicine for medical school, she completed her residency training at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University. Dr. Mireku is professionally affiliated with Las Colinas Medical Center and USMD Medical Clinic of North Texas. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Eczema, Immunodeficiency, Hives, Food Allergy, Allergen Immunotherapy, Seasonal Allergies, ... (Read more)

Dr. Wen Shiao Lai, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
701 Tuscan Drive; Suite 125
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Wen Lai works as a general internist in Dallas, TX and Irving, TX. She obtained her medical school training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Areas of expertise for Dr. Lai include depression, thyroid cancer, and headache. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Lai is affiliated with the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , emphysema

All Interests: Depression, Immunization, Common Cold, Hypertension, Gastrointestinal Problems, Heart Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Anis A Ansari, MD
Specializes in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Internal Medicine
1948 E Hebron Parkway; Suite 110, Building 100
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Anis Ansari practices hospice and palliative medicine (end-of-life care and serious illness) in Carrollton, TX. His areas of expertise include the following: menopause, cancer screening, and amenorrhea (missed periods). He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Ansari is a graduate of Seth G.S. Medical College and Grant Medical College and a graduate of Good Samaritan Hospital of Maryland's residency program. Dr. Ansari (or staff) speaks Urdu, Gujarati, and Hindi. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano, and Medical Center of Lewisville. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Ansari's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , emphysema, bronchitis, asthma, acute respiratory distress syndrome

All Interests: Amenorrhea, Atrial Fibrillation, Diabetes Screening, Bone Spurs, Diabetes Management, Bronchitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Kathryn Hasson Levy, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
4343 N Josey Lane
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Kathryn Levy specializes in general pediatrics. In her practice, she is particularly interested in asthma, breastfeeding issues, and nutrition issues. Dr. Levy's hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano, and Medical Center of Lewisville. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Levy's office for an appointment. Her education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and residency at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Asthma, Breastfeeding Issues, Nutrition Issues

Dr. William Allen Neaville, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
10 Medical Parkway; Plaza 3 Suite 202
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. William Neaville specializes in pediatric allergy & immunology and practices in Dallas, TX. These areas are among his clinical interests: hay fever (allergic rhinitis), asthma, and atopic dermatitis. After completing medical school at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine, Dr. Neaville performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Atopic Dermatitis, Hay Fever, Asthma

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2138 N Josey Lane; Suite 102
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Nauman Anwar specializes in general internal medicine and practices in Carrollton, TX and Dallas, TX. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He has a special interest in diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), and asthma. Dr. Anwar is professionally affiliated with Centennial Medical Center. Dr. Anwar graduated from Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences and then he performed his residency at Deaconess Hospital, St. Louis. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, Asthma, Cholesterol Problems

Dr. Hong Xiao, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, General Pediatrics
4343 N Josey Lane
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Hong Xiao's areas of specialization are family medicine and general pediatrics; she sees patients in Dallas, TX and Carrollton, TX. Dr. Xiao studied medicine at Harbin Medical University. For her professional training, Dr. Xiao completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. These areas are among her clinical interests: atrial fibrillation, appendicitis, and diabetes management. Dr. Xiao has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. She speaks Chinese. She is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Medical Center of Lewisville.

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Relevant Interests: , emphysema, bronchitis, pneumonia, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Sports Health, Atrial Fibrillation, Diabetes Management, Bronchitis, Bursitis, Rheumatoid ... (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.