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We found 16 providers with an interest in asthma and who accept Humana Gold 2250/HMO Premier near Katy, TX.

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Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
545b S Mason Road
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Douglas Schreiber is an allergy & immunology specialist in Houston, TX and Katy, TX. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include asthma and allergy testing. Dr. Schreiber is professionally affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Dr. Schreiber attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Dr. Schreiber speaks Spanish.

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All Interests: Allergy Testing, Asthma

Dr. Duyen Kim Nguyen, DO
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
23222 Kingsland Boulevard; Suite A
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Duyen Nguyen's area of specialization is pediatric allergy & immunology. Dr. Nguyen is especially interested in sinusitis (sinus infection), asthma, and food allergy. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. She attended medical school at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Nguyen trained at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine for her residency. She has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars. In addition to English, she speaks Vietnamese. She is professionally affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Allergy & Asthma Associates, and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital.

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All Interests: Allergies, Food Allergy, Sinusitis, Asthma

Dr. Enrique T Quintero, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
23222 Kingsland Boulevard; Suite A
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Enrique Quintero's area of specialization is pediatric allergy & immunology. Dr. Quintero's clinical interests include sinusitis (sinus infection), contact dermatitis, and hay fever (allergic rhinitis). He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Monterrey Faculty of Medicine. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Quintero is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Contact Dermatitis, Sleep Apnea, Lung Problems, Sinusitis, Asthma, Hives, Hay Fever

Dr. Anthony John Weido, MD
Specializes in Adult Allergy & Immunology
23222 Kingsland Boulevard; Suite A
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Anthony Weido specializes in adult allergy & immunology and practices in Houston, TX, Webster, TX, and Spring, TX. Patient ratings for Dr. Weido average 4.5 stars out of 5. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Children’s Hospital and Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna Medicare, as well as other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Weido has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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All Interests: Allergies, Hives, Sinus Problems, Angioedema, Asthma

Dr. Vikas S Kancherla, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
23222 Kingsland Boulevard; Suite A
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Vikas Kancherla's area of specialization is pediatric allergy & immunology. Dr. Kancherla is especially interested in sinusitis (sinus infection), hay fever (allergic rhinitis), and asthma. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Dr. Kancherla is affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, and Houston Methodist. He welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Sinusitis, Asthma, Hay Fever

Dr. Kiran Dev Nair, DO
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
23900 Katy Freeway
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Kiran Nair is a specialist in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He works in Houston, TX and Katy, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Nair include lung transplant, lung cancer, and lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS). Dr. Nair is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Nair is accepting new patients. He graduated from the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine.

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All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Lung Biopsy, Bronchoscopy, Sarcoidosis, Sleep Apnea, Lung Problems, Spirometry, ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Spencer Burress, MD
Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
23222 Kingsland Boulevard; Suite A
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Robert Burress' specialty is allergy & immunology. Dr. Burress has indicated that his clinical interests include sinusitis (sinus infection), hay fever (allergic rhinitis), and asthma. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. After completing medical school at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine and the University of Florida College of Medicine, he performed his residency at Wilford Hall Medical Center. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist and Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital. Dr. Burress's practice is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Lung Problems, Sinusitis, Asthma, Hives, Hay Fever

Dr. L. Reed Reed Shirley, MD
Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
21820 Kingsland Boulevard; Suite 110
Katy, TX
 

Dr. L. Shirley is an allergist/immunologist in Sugar Land, TX, Houston, TX, and Katy, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Shirley include immune disorders and asthma. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital, Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, and Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital. Dr. Shirley is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. His education and training includes medical school at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and residency at Stanford University Medical Center. Dr. Shirley has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors.

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All Interests: Immune Disorders, Asthma

Dr. Viswanath Kalapatapu, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1331 W Grand Parkway North; Suite 230
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Viswanath Kalapatapu's area of specialization is general internal medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Kalapatapu include knee problems, prostate problems, and gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders). He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. Dr. Kalapatapu graduated from American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. Dr. Kalapatapu takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, United Healthcare Choice, and more. He has an open panel.

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All Interests: Prostate Problems, Depression, Contact Dermatitis, Hypertension, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Knee ... (Read more)

Dr. Suzanne Melancon Kyle, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
3030 South Mason Road
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Suzanne Kyle is a physician who specializes in general pediatrics. Dr. Kyle's education and training includes medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Acne, Obesity, Allergies, Asthma, Breastfeeding Issues

Dr. Razaali Razak, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
24022 Cinco Village Ctr Drive; Suite 100
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Razaali Razak specializes in general pediatrics and practices in Katy, TX. In his practice, Dr. Razak focuses on asthma, breastfeeding issues, and allergies. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 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, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Sindh Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Razak (or staff) speaks Urdu. Dr. Razak is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital.

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All Interests: Allergies, Asthma, Breastfeeding Issues

Dr. Bianca Shah Jasani, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
24022 Cinco Village Center Drive; Suite 100
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Bianca Jasani's specialty is general pediatrics. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. After attending St. George's University School of Medicine, Dr. Jasani completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. She is affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital.

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All Interests: Sleep Problems, Newborn Care, Asthma

Dr. Celeste D Palmer, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
24022 Cinco Village Center Drive; Suite 100
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Celeste Palmer's specialty is general pediatrics. She is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital. Dr. Palmer takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. She graduated from George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Her training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU).

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All Interests: Allergies, Obesity, Asthma, Breastfeeding Issues

Dr. Niranjan S Puranik, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
24022 Cinco Village Center Drive; Suite 100
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Niranjan Puranik is a general pediatrician in Katy, TX and Houston, TX. He attended medical school at St. George's University School of Medicine. He takes United Healthcare Choice, United Healthcare HSA, Humana HMO, and more. Dr. Puranik (or staff) speaks the following languages: Marathi and Spanish. He is affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital.

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All Interests: Sports Health, Obesity, Allergies, Asthma

Dr. Joshua Chad Defriece, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
29320 Katy Freeway; Suite 500
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Joshua Defriece's area of specialization is family medicine. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Defriece include diabetes, obesity, and thyroid problems. Dr. Defriece is affiliated with Houston Methodist and Banner Health. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Defriece honors. Dr. Defriece is open to new patients. He is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine. He speaks Spanish.

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All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Hypertension, Preventive Care, Diabetes, Obesity, Hay Fever, High Cholesterol, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Family Medicine
5423 E. 5th Street; Suite D
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Thanh Taylor's medical specialty is family medicine. She is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. She is a graduate of the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. Patients gave Dr. Taylor an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna Medicare.

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All Interests: Diabetes, Asthma

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What is Asthma?

Asthma is a chronic lung disease where the tissue and airways of the lungs become extremely sensitive to certain substances. When these substances are breathed in, the lungs become inflamed. The muscles around the airways tighten and squeeze the lungs, and passages within the lungs swell and tighten. The airways themselves produce mucus, which further clogs the tightened, swollen airways. A person having an asthma attack finds it very difficult to breathe, and a severe attack can even be fatal.

Asthma affects people of all ages, but people with asthma are most often diagnosed as children. Symptoms can include wheezing, a tight feeling in the chest, shortness of breath, and coughing. Some people have mild symptoms all the time, and some people have no symptoms at all, but everyone with asthma is susceptible to occasional severe attacks or flare-ups of symptoms when they are exposed to triggers. Triggers vary widely but can include:

  • Allergens (dust mites, pet fur, mold, pollen, grass)
  • Irritants (smoke, pollution, dust, chemicals)
  • Viral infections
  • Physical activity, especially outdoors
  • Certain medications or chemicals in foods (aspirin, sulfites)

Treatment for most asthma patients involves three steps. Learn what your asthma triggers are and avoid them. Take a daily control medication, usually an inhaled corticosteroid, to reduce inflammation in the lungs. Also, have “rescue medication” with you at all times to take in case of a severe attack. These quick-acting inhaled medications relax the muscles around the airways and allow the lungs to open up for air.

There is no cure for asthma, but with treatment it should not interfere with your daily life and activities.