We found 25 providers with an interest in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and who accept Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida BlueOptions Essential near Holiday, FL.

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Dr. Muhammad Ashraf Khan, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
4746 Rowan Road
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Imran Khan practices adult critical care and adult pulmonology in New Port Richey, FL. His areas of expertise include intensive care, asthma, and sleep apnea. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University, Dr. Khan attended Army Medical College and Quaid-e-Azam Medical College for medical school. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Morton Plant North Bay Hospital and Medical Center of Trinity.

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Relevant Interests: , chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Sleep Apnea, Lung Problems, Asthma, Sepsis, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. Bharat M Desai, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
8140 Picton Way; Suite 102
Trinity, FL
 

Dr. Bharat Desai is a critical care specialist and pulmonologist. These areas are among his clinical interests: sinusitis (sinus infection), hay fever (allergic rhinitis), and diabetes. Dr. Desai's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Desai honors. After attending Medical College Baroda for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. Dr. Desai (or staff) speaks Gujarati and Hindi. Dr. Desai is professionally affiliated with Morton Plant North Bay Hospital and Medical Center of Trinity.

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

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Immunization, Bronchoscopy, Hypertension, Lung Problems, Diabetes, Excision of ... (Read more)

Dr. Mukesh R Patel, MD
Specializes in Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
4738 Grand Boulevard; Suite H
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Mukesh Patel, who practices in Hudson, FL and New Port Richey, FL, is a medical specialist in critical care (intensive care medicine) and adult pulmonology. These areas are among his clinical interests: emphysema, cancer, and bronchitis. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Patel is a graduate of Medical College Baroda. He trained at Woodhull Medical Center for his residency. Dr. Patel (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Gujarati and Hindi. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, and Medical Center of Trinity.

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

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Lung Biopsy, Bronchitis, Bronchoscopy, Cystic Fibrosis, Sleep Apnea, Lung ... (Read more)

Dr. Amir Ali Noorani, MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
4746 Rowan Road
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Amir Noorani practices adult pulmonology. In addition to English, Dr. Noorani (or staff) speaks Urdu, Gujarati, and Hindi. His clinical interests include holter monitoring, lung cancer, and bronchitis. Dr. Noorani is affiliated with BayCare Physician Partners, Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, and Medical Center of Trinity. Dr. Noorani attended medical school at Dow Medical College. He trained at a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU) for his residency. Patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Florida Super Doctors 2009 - Gulf Coast Edition.

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Relevant Interests: , chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

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Dr. Bina Jain, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
5522 Trouble Creek Road
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Bina Jain sees patients in New Port Richey, FL. Her medical specialties are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Jain's areas of expertise include sleep disorders, emphysema, and lung cancer. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended medical school at Lady Hardinge Medical College. She trained at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County for residency. Dr. Jain (or staff) is conversant in Hindi. She is professionally affiliated with Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, and Medical Center of Trinity.

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

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Bronchitis, Lung Problems, Lung Cancer, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Asthma, Chronic ... (Read more)

Dr. Shiv Kumar Aggarwal, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
5522 Trouble Creek Road; Suite 100
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Shiv Aggarwal's specialty is general internal medicine. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Aggarwal's areas of expertise include alcohol abuse, heart problems, and biofeedback. He is affiliated with Morton Plant North Bay Hospital and Medical Center of Trinity. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Lutheran Medical Center, Dr. Aggarwal attended Maulana Azad Medical College for medical school. Dr. Aggarwal (or staff) speaks the following languages: Greek, Polish, and Hindi.

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

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Dr. Navnit Ukabhai Patel, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, General Pediatrics
2254 Us Highway 19
Holiday, FL
 

Dr. Navnit Patel's areas of specialization are general internal medicine and general pediatrics. He graduated from the University of Zambia School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center. Clinical interests for Dr. Patel include diabetes, herpes, and geriatric health. Dr. Patel's average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Patel is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. In addition to English, he speaks Gujarati. His professional affiliations include Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, and Medical Center of Trinity.

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Relevant Interests: , chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

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Dr. Usha Agarwal, MD
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
3543 Little Road; Suite B
Trinity, FL
 

Dr. Usha Agarwal is an adult infectious disease specialist in New Port Richey, FL and Trinity, FL. She has a 1.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Areas of expertise for Dr. Agarwal include heart problems, hepatitis, and lupus. Dr. Agarwal is professionally affiliated with Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, and Medical Center of Trinity. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Agarwal attended Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Harlem Hospital Center for residency. Dr. Agarwal (or staff) speaks Hindi.

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

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Dr. David Lawrence Herndon, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
7633 Cita Ln; New Port
Richey, FL
 

Dr. David Herndon practices family medicine. He is a graduate of A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine and a graduate of Largo Medical Center's residency program. Dr. Herndon's areas of expertise include the following: warts, menopause, and cryotherapy. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Herndon (or staff) speaks Spanish, Bulgarian, and Russian. His professional affiliations include Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, Access Healthcare, and Morton Plant North Bay Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , emphysema

All Interests: Warts, Cryosurgery, Depression, Primary Care, Immunization, Hypertension, Surgical Procedures, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jayadeva Chowdappa, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Other
3535 Little Road
Trinity, FL
 

Dr. Jayadeva Chowdappa is a physician who specializes in general internal medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Chowdappa include depression, holter monitoring, and audiometry test. Dr. Chowdappa is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers, Dr. Chowdappa attended medical school at Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute and Bangalore University. He is conversant in Persian. He is professionally affiliated with Morton Plant North Bay Hospital and Medical Center of Trinity.

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

All Interests: Depression, Audiometry Test, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Sleep Apnea, ... (Read more)

Dr. Najam Javeed, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
4740 Mile Stretch Drive
Holiday, FL
 

Dr. Najam Javeed, who practices in Holiday, FL, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He attended Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute and then went on to complete his residency at Jersey City Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Seton Hall University. His areas of expertise include the following: diabetes, arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), and holter monitoring. Dr. Javeed has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Javeed (or staff) speaks Urdu, Spanish, and Hindi. Dr. Javeed's professional affiliations include BayCare Physician Partners, Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, and Morton Plant North Bay Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Nuclear Stress Test, Hypertension, Diabetes, Arrhythmias, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. Norma Bernardina Sanchez Herrera, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
5340 Gulf Drive; Suite 102
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Norma Sanchez Humala practices family medicine in New Port Richey, FL. Dr. Sanchez Humala attended Cayetano Heredia University for medical school and subsequently trained at Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center. for residency. Areas of expertise for Dr. Sanchez Humala include diabetes, depression, and hypertension (high blood pressure). She is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. Dr. Sanchez Humala is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is conversant in Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Medical Center of Trinity.

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Relevant Interests: , chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

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Dr. John Dean Ibrahim, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
8215 State Road 54
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. John Ibrahim's area of specialization is family medicine. He graduated from Medical University of the Americas. For his professional training, Dr. Ibrahim completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. Dr. Ibrahim's clinical interests include well woman care, thyroid problems, and depression. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ibrahim honors. Dr. Ibrahim is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with BayCare Physician Partners, Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, and Medical Center of Trinity.

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Relevant Interests: , chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

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Dr. Jordan T Young Pa, BS, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
9332 State Road 54; #202
Trinity, FL
 

Dr. Jordan Young practices general internal medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Young include alcohol abuse, depression, and heart problems. Dr. Young honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. After completing medical school at Medical University of the Americas and Ibero-American University (UNIBE), he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with East Carolina University. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Young's hospital/clinic affiliations include Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point and Medical Center of Trinity.

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

All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Low Testosterone, Hypertension, Vitamin B12 Deficiency, Heart Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Hemant N Shah, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
3306 Us Highway 19
Holiday, FL
 

Dr. Hemant Shah's specialty is general internal medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Shah include heart problems, depression, and ambulatory phlebectomy. Patient ratings for Dr. Shah average 2.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He is a graduate of Government Medical College. He trained at Lutheran Medical Center for his residency. In addition to English, Dr. Shah (or staff) speaks Gujarati and Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point and Medical Center of Trinity.

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Relevant Interests: , emphysema

All Interests: Depression, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Hypertension, Skin Cancer, Gastrointestinal Problems, Heart ... (Read more)

Dr. Angelo Michael Cappiello, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
4915 Mile Stretch Drive
Holiday, FL
 

Dr. Angelo Cappiello works as an internist in Holiday, FL. He graduated from the University of the Northeast School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center. Areas of expertise for Dr. Cappiello include diabetes, emphysema, and depression. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Cappiello (or staff) speaks Spanish and Italian. Dr. Cappiello is professionally affiliated with Medical Center of Trinity.

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

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What is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)?

COPD, or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, is a progressive lung disease that makes it difficult to breathe. It is really two diseases in one: chronic bronchitis (which causes inflammation and thick mucus production in the airways of the lungs) and emphysema (which damages the air sacs and alveoli, delicate structures of the lung tissue that allow a person to breathe).

In the United States, almost all cases of COPD are caused by smoking or exposure to tobacco smoke. Other causes include occupational exposure to dust, chemicals and pollution, and a rare genetic condition.

COPD causes a wet cough that doesn’t go away. It can come with shortness of breath and wheezing, or a tight feeling in the chest. Some people have flare ups where their symptoms get worse, and during this time they can also experience flu-like symptoms such as fever and fatigue.

There is no cure for COPD, but there are treatments to improve breathing and slow the progression of the disease. The first step is to reduce exposure to what caused COPD in the first place, such as smoking. Medicines such as bronchodilators, usually given in an inhaler, can relax the muscles around the airways and make it easier to breathe. Sometimes they are given along with glucocorticosteroids, drugs that reduce inflammation. Vaccines help prevent respiratory illnesses that can worsen COPD. Oxygen therapy can be used if people aren’t able to get enough oxygen into their lungs on their own. In extreme cases, surgery can be used to remove damaged tissue from the lungs or even perform a lung transplant.
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