We found 13 providers with an interest in lung problems and who accept Gold Choice HSA 2000 - 2 near Frisco, TX.

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Dr. Andrew Scott Gelfand, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology, Pediatric Critical Care
7609 Preston Road
Plano, TX
 

Dr. Andrew Gelfand, who practices in Dallas, TX and Plano, TX, is a medical specialist in pediatric pulmonology and pediatric critical care. He has a special interest in cystic fibrosis (CF) and interstitial lung disease. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Gelfand is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. 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 professionally 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
7609 Preston Road
Plano, TX
 

Dr. Steven Copenhaver sees patients in Dallas, TX and Plano, TX. His medical specialties are pediatric pulmonology and pediatric critical care. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Copenhaver is especially interested in cystic fibrosis (CF) and interstitial lung disease. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Duke University Medical Center. He has received the following distinctions: 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). He has an open panel.

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

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

Dr. Syed Kamal Mustafa Naqvi, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology
7609 Preston Road
Plano, TX
 

Dr. Syed Naqvi is a physician who specializes in pediatric pulmonology. These areas are among Dr. Naqvi's clinical interests: sleep apnea, narcolepsy, and insomnia. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He attended Dow Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center for residency. He is affiliated with the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , interstitial lung disease, lung problems

All Interests: Sleep Apnea, CPAP Treatment, Lung Problems, Sleep Problems, Pulmonary Function Test, Insomnia, ... (Read more)

Dr. Suja J Nair, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology
7609 Preston Road
Plano, TX
 

Dr. Suja Nair practices pediatric pulmonology. Her areas of expertise consist of asthma, interstitial lung disease, and pulmonary function test (PFT). On average, patients gave her a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Nair accepts. She is a graduate of St. George's University School of Medicine and a graduate of Orlando Health's residency program. She has received the following distinction: PAS Travel Grant Pediatric Academic Societies-Society for Pediatric Research. Dr. Nair is affiliated with the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma, interstitial lung disease, lung problems

All Interests: Lung Problems, Pulmonary Function Test, Neuromuscular Disorders, Asthma, Interstitial Lung Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. Meghana Nitin Sathe, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
7609 Preston Road
Plano, TX
 

Dr. Meghana Sathe's area of specialization is pediatric gastroenterology. Dr. Sathe attended medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. She trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas for her residency. Her areas of expertise include the following: cystic fibrosis (CF), inflammatory bowel disease, and liver disease. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Sathe's distinctions include: Texas Rising Stars; Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Chi, Wellesley College; and Super Doctors Texas - Rising Stars Edition Texas Monthly. She is affiliated with the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , cystic fibrosis (CF)

All Interests: Cystic Fibrosis, Liver Disease, Pulmonary Function Test, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Inflammatory ... (Read more)

Specializes in General Internal Medicine
3880 Parkwood Boulevard; Suite 304
Frisco, TX
 

Dr. Jaspreet Alang's area of specialization is general internal medicine. He has a special interest in diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), and asthma. Dr. Alang is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Secure Horizons, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at St. John's Episcopal Hospital, Dr. Alang attended medical school at Banaras Hindu University Institute of Medical Sciences. Dr. Alang (or staff) is conversant in Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi. He is professionally affiliated with Centennial Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, Arthritis, Asthma, Cholesterol Problems

Dr. Vishnu Varma Kalidindi, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Other
8000 Warren Parkway; Suite 104, Building 1
Frisco, TX
 

Dr. Vishnu Kalidindi specializes in adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology and practices in Frisco, TX, Plano, TX, and Friso, TX. These areas are among Dr. Kalidindi's clinical interests: holter monitoring, carotid artery stenting, and angioplasty. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. After completing medical school at All India Institute of Medical Sciences and Rangaraya Medical College, he performed his residency at Chicago Medical School. In addition to English, Dr. Kalidindi (or staff) speaks Telugu and Hindi. Dr. Kalidindi is affiliated with Centennial Medical Center and Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Relevant Interests: , lung problems

All Interests: Nuclear Stress Test, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Lung Problems, Stress Testing, Stent, Transient ... (Read more)

Specializes in General Pediatrics
5601 Warren Parkway
Frisco, TX
 

Dr. Jay Schwartz is a pediatrician. Areas of expertise for Dr. Schwartz include premature babies, newborn care, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). Dr. Schwartz is professionally affiliated with Centennial Medical Center and Baylor Scott & White Health. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. After completing medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Dr. Schwartz performed his residency at Riley Hospital for Children.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Syncope, Headache, Acid Reflux, Gastrointestinal Problems, Premature Babies, Newborn Care, ... (Read more)

Dr. Phillip Howard Disraeli, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Urgent Care
8756 Teel Parkway; Suite 350
Frisco, TX
 

Dr. Phillip Disraeli's areas of specialization are family medicine and urgent care; he sees patients in Carrollton, TX and Frisco, TX. Dr. Disraeli is a graduate of Baylor College of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota for his residency. These areas are among his clinical interests: sports health, wheezing, and atrial fibrillation. Dr. Disraeli's average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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

All Interests: Sports Health, Atrial Fibrillation, Wheezing, Appendicitis, Diabetes Management, Immunization, ... (Read more)

Dr. Azra Rayaz Jagani, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
4461 Coit Road; Suite 207
Frisco, TX
 

Dr. Azra Jagani's area of specialization is adolescent medicine. Dr. Jagani's areas of expertise include the following: asthma, allergy testing, and weight loss. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. She graduated from Sindh Medical College. She trained at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center for her residency. Dr. Jagani is conversant in Spanish. She is affiliated with Centennial Medical Center and Medical Center of McKinney.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Allergy Testing, Asthma, Weight Loss

Dr. Hasina Hussain, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
4461 Coit Road
Frisco, TX
 

Dr. Hasina Hussain is an adolescent medicine specialist in Allen, TX and Frisco, TX. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Hussain include asthma, allergy testing, and weight loss. She 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. Hussain is a graduate of Sindh Medical College and a graduate of Wesley Medical Center's residency program. Dr. Hussain (or staff) speaks Spanish and Hindi. Her professional affiliations include Centennial Medical Center and Medical Center of McKinney.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Allergy Testing, Asthma, Weight Loss

Dr. Nazneen Mohua Talukder, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
4461 Coit Road; Suite 207
Frisco, TX
 

Dr. Nazneen Talukder practices adolescent medicine. Dr. Talukder's patients gave her an average rating of 2.0 out of 5 stars. Clinical interests for Dr. Talukder include asthma and allergy testing. She 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. Talukder graduated from MAG Osmani Medical College, Sylhet. For her residency, Dr. Talukder trained at Driscoll Children's Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Texas A & M Health Science Center. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. She is affiliated with Centennial Medical Center and Medical Center of McKinney.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Allergy Testing, Asthma

Dr. Jinju Nahidi Weiss, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
26791 Us Highway 380 E; Suite 101
Aubrey, TX
 

Dr. Jinju Weiss works as a family medicine physician and osteopathic manipulative medicine specialist. These areas are among Dr. Weiss's clinical interests: thyroid problems, depression, and injections. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. She graduated from the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. She trained at Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth for residency. She is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Cancer Screening, Depression, Men's Health Issues, Diabetes Management, ... (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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