We found 23 pulmonologists who accept BlueOptions Everyday Health 1423 near Pembroke Pines, FL.

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Dr. Charles P. Shenker, MD
Specializes in General Practice, Adult Pulmonology, Preventive Medicine
21150 Biscayne Boulevard; Suite 208
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Charles Shenker is a general practitioner, adult pulmonologist, and preventive medicine specialist in Aventura, FL. He studied medicine at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
3501 Johnson Street; 3rd Floor
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Luis Alvarez is a critical care specialist and adult pulmonologist in Hollywood, FL. In Dr. Alvarez's practice, he is particularly interested in cystic fibrosis (CF). He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Cayetano Heredia University. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Dr. Alvarez speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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Clinical interests: Cystic Fibrosis

Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
601 N. Flamingo Road; #407
Pembroke Pines, FL
 

Dr. Waddah Allaf is a pulmonologist. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine and performed his residency at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center. 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. Allaf speaks Arabic. Dr. Allaf's hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. His practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Juan Carlos Rodriguez, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
1601 N Palm Avenue; Suite 109
Pembroke Pines, FL
 

Dr. Juan Rodriguez is a specialist in adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Rodriguez's hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. He completed his residency training at Mount Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Rodriguez's patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology
3341 Johnson Street; Pulmonary Department
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Juan Martinez's area of specialization is pediatric pulmonology. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Martinez include cystic fibrosis (CF). He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Central University of the East School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University for residency. His distinctions include: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Third Year Clinical Fellowship Award; Boca Raton Super Doctors; and South Florida Super Doctors. Dr. Martinez is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital West, and Memorial Regional Hospital (Hollywood, FL) - Main Campus.

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Clinical interests: Cystic Fibrosis

Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
3501 Johnson Street; Third Floor
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Alvaro Visbal-Ventura sees patients in Hollywood, FL and Miramar, FL. His medical specialties are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. After attending Pontifical Xavierian University Faculty of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Visbal-Ventura completed his residency training at Henry Ford Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
1380 Ne Miami Gardens Drive; Suite 100, Primary Office
North Miami Beach, FL
 

Dr. Dennis O'Leary is an adult pulmonology specialist in North Miami Beach, FL and Miami, FL. Dr. O'Leary has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He attended medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. For his residency, Dr. O'Leary trained at a hospital affiliated with Midwestern University. Dr. O'Leary is professionally affiliated with Memorial Regional Hospital (Hollywood, FL) - Main Campus.

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Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
2301 N University Drive; Suite 205
Pembroke Pines, FL
 

Dr. Patricia Wade is an adult pulmonology specialist. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and more. After attending the University of the West Indies Faculty of Medical Sciences for medical school, she completed her residency training at The Brooklyn Hospital Center. Dr. Wade is conversant in Spanish. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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Dr. Lance A Cohen, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
3501 Johnson Street; Third Floor
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Lance Cohen practices adult critical care and adult pulmonology in Hollywood, FL. Clinical interests for Dr. Cohen include cystic fibrosis (CF). His professional affiliations include Memorial Hospital Pembroke, Memorial Hospital West, and Memorial Regional Hospital (Hollywood, FL) - Main Campus. Dr. Cohen is a graduate of the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. Dr. Cohen is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received distinctions including 'Fire Starter' award for physician leadership - Memorial Healthcare System; Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award; and NIH award # HLO7317-24, Total Support for period $ 360.

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Clinical interests: Cystic Fibrosis

Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
601 N Flamingo Road
Pembroke Pines, FL
 

Dr. Jorge Barros is an adult pulmonology specialist in Pembroke Pines, FL. Dr. Barros attended Central University of the East School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is conversant in Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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Dr. Leonard Simon, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Primary Care, Adult Pulmonology
3501 Johnson Street; Third, Floor, Primary Office
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Leonard Simon specializes in adult critical care, primary care, and adult pulmonology and practices in Palmetto Bay, FL, Miami, FL, and Hollywood, FL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Simon include sleep disorders, asthma, and snoring. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending the University of San Carlos of Guatemala, Faculty of Medical Sciences and Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Elmhurst Hospital Center and Beth Israel Medical Center. Dr. Simon has received distinctions including South Florida Super Doctors; Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition; and Florida Super Doctors. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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Clinical interests: Sleep Disorders, Snoring, Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Smoking Cessation

Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
3501 Johnson Street; Third, Floor, Primary Office
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Robert Alterbaum is an adult critical care and adult pulmonology specialist. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers, Dr. Alterbaum attended the University of the East, Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center for medical school. In addition to English, he speaks French.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
10794 Pines Boulevard; Suite 205, Primary Office
Pembroke Pines, FL
 

Dr. Mario Magcalas' areas of specialization are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. In addition to English, Dr. Magcalas (or staff) speaks Filipino and Spanish. Dr. Magcalas's hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. He is a graduate of the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. For his professional training, Dr. Magcalas completed residency programs at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. The average patient rating for Dr. Magcalas is 3.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology
3435 Hayes Street
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Herschel Scher's specialty is pediatric pulmonology. For his professional training, Dr. Scher completed residency programs at Groote Schuur Hospital and Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Scher include cystic fibrosis (CF). He honors 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 professional recognition including the following: Allergy Society of South Africa/Glaxo Traveling Scholarship; South Florida Super Doctors; and Boca Raton Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital West, and Memorial Regional Hospital (Hollywood, FL) - Main Campus.

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Clinical interests: Cystic Fibrosis

Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
7369 Sheridan Street; Suite 302, Primary Office
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Brian Gotkin sees patients in Hollywood, FL. His medical specialty is adult pulmonology. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Gotkin takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Before completing his residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, Dr. Gotkin attended medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Pembroke, Memorial Hospital West, and Memorial Regional Hospital (Hollywood, FL) - Main Campus.

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Specializes in Pulmonology, Other
3700 Washington Street; Suite 500
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Howard Braver's medical specialty is pulmonology (lung & respiratory disease). Patients gave Dr. Braver an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Medical College of Georgia and a graduate of Shands HealthCare's residency program.

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What is Pulmonology?

Pulmonology is a subspecialty that focuses on complex diseases of the lungs. In order to diagnose and treat lung disorders, a pulmonologist may also examine the chest, nose, throat, or heart. However, the main function of pulmonology is to make sure the lungs are functioning well.

Some of the diseases and disorders that might be treated by a pulmonologist include:
  • Pneumonia
  • Asthma
  • Tuberculosis
  • Emphysema
  • Mesothelioma and other lung cancers
  • Cystic Fibrosis

A pulmonologist often uses pulmonary function tests, such as spirometry, to measure how well the lungs are able to move air in and out. Pulmonologists are trained to take surgical samples and biopsies when needed, but they do not typically perform surgery. Pulmonologists may provide consultations to other doctors, acute care for sudden illnesses, or regular care for patients with long-term lung disorders.
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