We found 8 providers with an interest in lung problems and who accept Beech Street PPO near Anaheim, CA.

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Dr. Donald S Levy, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Allergy & Immunology
705 W La Veta Avenue; #101
Orange, CA
 

Dr. Donald Levy is a physician who specializes in allergy & immunology. His clinical interests include asthma and food allergy. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Levy completed his residency training at Kings County Hospital Center. His distinctions include: Richard L. Day, MD, Master Teacher Award in Pediatrics, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, NY; Southern California Super Doctors; and Southern California Super Doctors 2008. Dr. Levy's hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph Heritage Medical Group, UC Irvine Health Gottschalk Medical Plaza, and St. Joseph Hospital (Orange, CA).

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Drug Allergy, Eczema, Allergies, Hives, Food Allergy, Eosinophilic Esophagitis, Anaphylaxis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Cara Bailey Bailey, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
1920 East Katella Avenue; Suite M
Orange, CA
 

Dr. Cara Ruiz sees patients in Orange, CA. Her medical specialty is general pediatrics. Dr. Ruiz is especially interested in asthma. Her patients gave her an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ruiz takes. After attending the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine. She is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Ruiz's hospital/clinic affiliations include HealthCare Partners IPA - South Coast, St. Joseph Hospital Affiliated Physicians (SJHAP), and St. Joseph Hospital (Orange, CA).

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Asthma

Dr. Muhammad Javed Sohel, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Other
805 W La Veta Avenue; Suite 110
Orange, CA
 

Dr. Muhammad Sohel's area of specialization is general internal medicine. His average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Sohel has a special interest in lung problems. His professional affiliations include St. Joseph Hospital Affiliated Physicians (SJHAP), St. Joseph Hospital (Orange, CA), and HealthCare Partners IPA - Arta. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Sohel attended medical school at Allama Iqbal Medical College. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo. Dr. Sohel (or staff) is conversant in Urdu, Arabic, and Spanish.

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All Interests: Lung Problems

Dr. Jerry Frederick Tsai, MD
Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine
2501 E Chapman Avenue
Orange, CA
 

Dr. Jerry Tsai is an adult hospital medicine specialist in Orange, CA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Tsai include diabetes, primary care, and benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate). He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HealthSmart, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Dr. Tsai attended Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University for medical school. He is professionally affiliated with St. Joseph Heritage Medical Group and St. Joseph Hospital (Orange, CA).

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All Interests: Primary Care, Iron Deficiency Anemia, Heart Problems, Diabetes, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, High ... (Read more)

Dr. Sam S Huang, MD
Specializes in Other, Medical Oncology, Hematology
1010 W La Veta Avenue; Suite 250
Orange, CA
 

Dr. Sam Huang practices medical oncology and hematology (blood disorders) in Orange, CA and Irvine, CA. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine, Dr. Huang attended Weill Cornell Medical College for medical school. Dr. Huang's areas of clinical interest consist of lung cancer and breast cancer. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Huang is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, CIGNA Plans, and more. In addition to English, Dr. Huang (or staff) speaks Mandarin and Spanish. His professional affiliations include St. Joseph Heritage Medical Group, St. Joseph Hospital Affiliated Physicians (SJHAP), and St. Joseph Hospital (Orange, CA).

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Relevant Interests: , lung cancer

All Interests: Gastrointestinal Problems, Lung Cancer, Breast Cancer

Dr. Lourdes O Brown, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
1310 W Stewart Drive; Suite 506
Orange, CA
 

Dr. Lourdes Brown is a medical specialist in adolescent medicine. Her areas of clinical interest consist of adolescent issues, asthma, and skin issues. Dr. Brown's professional affiliations include Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center, Greater Newport Physicians (GNP), and St. Joseph Hospital Affiliated Physicians (SJHAP). She is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. She welcomes new patients. Dr. Brown studied medicine at Far Eastern University, Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation. She trained at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center and Children's Hospital of Orange County for residency. Dr. Brown (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Filipino, Spanish, and Ilocano.

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All Interests: Adolescent Issues, Skin Issues, Asthma

Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
500 S. Anaheim Hills Road; Suite 206
Anaheim Hills, CA
 

Dr. Hae Young Song specializes in allergy & immunology and practices in Yorba Linda, CA and Anaheim, CA. He attended medical school at the University of Washington School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine. Dr. Song's areas of expertise include the following: sinusitis (sinus infection), asthma, and food allergy. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Song honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with St. Joseph Hospital (Orange, CA).

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All Interests: Eczema, Allergies, Hives, Food Allergy, Nose Problems, Sinusitis, Asthma

Dr. Roger J Bindra, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
500 S Anaheim Hills Road; Suite 110
Anaheim, CA
 

Dr. Roger Bindra is a specialist in adolescent medicine. After completing medical school at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Children's Hospital of Orange County. Areas of expertise for Dr. Bindra include asthma. Dr. Bindra's average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bindra honors. He speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include St. Joseph Hospital Affiliated Physicians (SJHAP), St. Joseph Hospital (Orange, CA), and CHOC Children's at Mission Hospital.

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All Interests: Asthma

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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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