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We found 6 providers with an interest in asthma and who accept United Healthcare Compass near Nassau Bay, TX.

Dr. Suzanne Marie Condron, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
17150 El Camino Real
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Suzanne Condron's medical specialty is general pediatrics. She 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. Dr. Condron attended Baylor College of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Her professional affiliations include Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital, and Kelsey-Seybold Clinic - Fort Bend Medical and Diagnostic Center.

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All Interests: Nutrition Issues, Allergies, Preventive Care, Obesity, Asthma

Dr. Alfred Salim Maksoud, MD
Specializes in Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
18300 St. John Drive
Nassau Bay, TX
 

Dr. Alfred Maksoud specializes in critical care (intensive care medicine) and adult pulmonology. Before completing his residency at Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Maksoud attended medical school at American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine and Baylor College of Medicine. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Maksoud honors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital and Houston Methodist.

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All Interests: Bronchoscopy, Hypertension, Sleep Apnea, Lung Cancer, Asthma, Shortness of Breath, Emphysema

Dr. Majd Alnas, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
18300 St. John Drive
Nassau Bay, TX
 

Dr. Majd Alnas' medical specialty is general internal medicine and adult pulmonology. Dr. Alnas's areas of expertise include lung biopsy, lung cancer, and lung surgery. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He is a graduate of the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine and a graduate of St. Joseph Mercy Oakland's residency program. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. He is open to new patients.

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

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Specializes in General Practice, Family Medicine, General Pediatrics
2045 Space Park Drive; Suite 170
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Bay Nguyen's areas of specialization are general practice, family medicine, and general pediatrics. Dr. Nguyen's patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Areas of expertise for Dr. Nguyen include diabetes, sinusitis (sinus infection), and ulcers. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Tulsa Regional Medical Center. Dr. Nguyen is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. He is accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, Sinusitis, Ulcers, Anemia, Hay Fever, High Cholesterol, Asthma

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, General Internal Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
18300 St. John Drive
Nassau Bay, TX
 

Dr. Askin Uysal practices adult critical care, general internal medicine, and hospital medicine (hospitalist) in Houston, TX, Baytown, TX, and Nassau Bay, TX. Dr. Uysal (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: German and Turkish. Clinical interests for Dr. Uysal include lung biopsy, lung cancer, and lung surgery. Dr. Uysal is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He graduated from Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He trained at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center for residency. Dr. Uysal honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Uysal has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars.

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

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Specializes in Family Medicine
18300 St. John Drive
Nassau Bay, TX
 

Dr. Alvaro Zamora is a physician who specializes in family medicine. His patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Zamora's areas of expertise include diabetes, sinusitis (sinus infection), and pap test. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients. Dr. Zamora's education and training includes medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and residency at JPS Health Network.

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All Interests: Hypertension, Physical Exams, Diabetes, Spirometry, Sinusitis, High Cholesterol, Asthma, Pap Test, ... (Read more)

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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.