We found 26 providers with an interest in asthma and who accept CIGNA EPO near Sunnyvale, CA.

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Dr. Michael Joseph Mulligan, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
701 E. El Camino Real; South Wing, 2nd Floor
Mountain View, CA
 

Dr. Michael Mulligan works as a pediatric allergist and immunologist. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Dr. Mulligan attended medical school at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Mary L. Johnson Specialty Services, and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. Dr. Mulligan has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , exercise induced asthma

All Interests: Drug Allergy, Immunodeficiency, Atopic Dermatitis, Conjunctivitis, Food Allergy, Eosinophilic ... (Read more)

Dr. Jamila C Martin, MPH, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology, Adult Allergy & Immunology
701 E. El Camino Real; South Wing, 2nd Floor
Mountain View, CA
 

Dr. Jamila Martin specializes in pediatric allergy & immunology and adult allergy & immunology. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Martin attended medical school at Duke University School of Medicine. Her residency was performed at the University Hospitals, Cleveland. She has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Dr. Martin is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. She is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Food Allergy, Sinusitis, Asthma, Allergies, Hives, Insect Sting Allergy, Anaphylaxis, Angioedema, ... (Read more)

Dr. Raymond H Hong, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
701 E. El Camino Real; South Wing, 2nd Floor
Mountain View, CA
 

Dr. Raymond Hong sees patients in Dublin, CA and Mountain View, CA. His medical specialty is pediatric allergy & immunology. In addition to English, Dr. Hong speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. After attending New York University (NYU) School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Hong's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , exercise induced asthma

All Interests: Drug Allergy, Eczema, Immunodeficiency, Atopic Dermatitis, Conjunctivitis, Food Allergy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Katharine K Padrez, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
701 E. El Camino Real; South Wing, 2nd Floor
Mountain View, CA
 

Dr. Katharine Padrez's medical specialty is general pediatrics. Patients gave Dr. Padrez an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. She graduated from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Padrez is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Eczema, Immunization, Asthma, Breastfeeding Issues, Premature Babies, Newborn Care, Parenting Issues

Dr. Parul Parikh Kumar, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
301 Old San Francisco Road; Level 2
Sunnyvale, CA
 

Dr. Parul Kumar's area of specialization is general internal medicine. On average, patients gave Dr. Kumar a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Kumar include internal medicine. She is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is closed to new patients at this time. Dr. Kumar is a graduate of New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. She trained at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center for residency. Dr. Kumar (or staff) speaks the following languages: Gujarati and Hindi.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Heart Problems, Diabetes, Internal Medicine, Asthma, Cholesterol Problems

Dr. Charles Hsiao-Kung Feng, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology, Internal Medicine
701 E. El Camino Real; South Wing, 2nd Floor
Mountain View, CA
 

Dr. Charles Feng specializes in pediatric allergy & immunology. He honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. He is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. Dr. Feng trained at Scripps Clinic for his residency. In addition to English, Dr. Feng (or staff) speaks Mandarin and Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Feng's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , exercise induced asthma

All Interests: Drug Allergy, Immunodeficiency, Atopic Dermatitis, Conjunctivitis, Food Allergy, Eosinophilic ... (Read more)

Dr. Aimee Lewis Blaustein, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
370 Distel Circle
Los Altos, CA
 

Dr. Aimee Blaustein's specialty is general pediatrics. Patients gave her an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Blaustein include asthma. Dr. Blaustein accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis, Dr. Blaustein attended the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. Dr. Blaustein's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She is not accepting new patients at this time.

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All Interests: Asthma

Dr. Julia Alamedia Cronin, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
701 E. El Camino Real; South Wing, 2nd Floor
Mountain View, CA
 

Dr. Julia Cronin is a pediatric allergy & immunology specialist in Los Gatos, CA and Mountain View, CA. She is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She graduated from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters. Dr. Cronin is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Her practice is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Atopic Dermatitis, Conjunctivitis, Food Allergy, Eosinophilic Esophagitis, Skin Issues, Asthma, ... (Read more)

Dr. Nora Frieda Woiwode, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
301 Old San Francisco Road; Level 2
Sunnyvale, CA
 

Dr. Nora Woiwode is a physician who specializes in general internal medicine. Her average rating from her patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. She has a special interest in internal medicine. Dr. Woiwode's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Unfortunately, Dr. Woiwode is not currently accepting new patients. She attended the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Diabetes, Women's Health Issues, Internal Medicine, Allergy Testing, ... (Read more)

Dr. Estela Del Carmen Ayala, MD
Specializes in Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
701 E. El Camino Real
Mountain View, CA
 

Dr. Estela Ayala works as an intensive care specialist and adult pulmonologist in Mountain View, CA and Los Gatos, CA. Dr. Ayala has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Ayala include intensive care and lung problems. Her professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Ayala is accepting new patients. She attended medical school at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Ayala trained at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center. She speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Mechanical Ventilation, Sarcoidosis, Cystic Fibrosis, Sleep Apnea, Lung Problems, Pulmonary ... (Read more)

Dr. Alan Chausow, MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
701 E. El Camino Real; North Wing, 2nd Floor
Mountain View, CA
 

Dr. Alan Chausow's medical specialty is adult pulmonology. After attending Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Michael Reese Hospital. Dr. Chausow has indicated that his clinical interests include lung problems. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Chausow accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Sarcoidosis, Cystic Fibrosis, Lung Problems, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Pulmonary Hypertension, Asthma, ... (Read more)

Dr. Grace M Cheng, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
370 Distel Circle
Los Altos, CA
 

Dr. Grace Cheng is a physician who specializes in general pediatrics. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Cheng include asthma. She is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Cheng attended Harvard Medical School and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Her patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Cheng takes. She welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Asthma

Dr. Marisa Elizabeth Cappiello, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
201 Old San Francisco Road
Sunnyvale, CA
 

Dr. Marisa Cappiello's area of specialization is general pediatrics. Her average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Cappiello takes. She welcomes new patients. She graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Cappiello's medical residency was performed at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital.

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All Interests: Eczema, Immunization, Asthma, Premature Babies, Newborn Care

Dr. Marianne Magdy Ghobrial, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
701 E. El Camino Real; North Wing, 2nd Floor
Mountain View, CA
 

Dr. Marianne Ghobrial practices general internal medicine. Her clinical interests encompass internal medicine. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ghobrial accepts. She attended Ain Shams University Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Ghobrial (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Arabic and French. Dr. Ghobrial is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She has a closed panel.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Diabetes, Internal Medicine, Asthma, Thyroid Problems

Dr. Ganesh Krishna, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
701 E. El Camino Real; North Wing, 2nd Floor
Mountain View, CA
 

Dr. Ganesh Krishna is an adult critical care specialist and adult pulmonologist in Mountain View, CA. Dr. Krishna has a special interest in intensive care and lung problems. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. After completing medical school at Tirunelveli Medical College, he performed his residency at George Washington University Medical Center. The average patient rating for Dr. Krishna is 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Sarcoidosis, Cystic Fibrosis, Lung Problems, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Pulmonary Hypertension, Asthma, ... (Read more)

Dr. Vidhi Shah, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2734 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA
 

Dr. Vidhi Shah works as a general internist. Dr. Shah's clinical interests encompass internal medicine. She is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. She graduated from Lady Hardinge Medical College. For her professional training, Dr. Shah completed residency programs at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, Chicago and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Shah (or staff) is conversant in Gujarati, Hindi, and Punjabi. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Good Samaritan Hospital, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She is accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, Diabetes Education, Arthritis, Women's Health Issues, Internal Medicine, ... (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.
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