We found 95 providers with an interest in lung problems and who accept Aetna HMO near Westmont, IL.

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Dr. Adrienne Prestridge Savant, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology
2301 Enterprise Drive
Westchester, IL
 

Dr. Adrienne Savant's area of specialization is pediatric pulmonology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Savant include cystic fibrosis (CF). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Savant honors. She is a graduate of Eastern Virginia Medical School. She completed her residency training at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. Dr. Savant is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and Children's Hospital of Chicago Faculty Practice Plan. She has a closed panel.

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Relevant Interests: , cystic fibrosis (CF), interstitial lung disease, lung problems

All Interests: Interstitial Lung Disease, Cystic Fibrosis, Lung Problems, Pulmonary Function Test

Dr. Juan Gabriel Flores, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
12004 S Rt; 59 Ste 100
Plainfield, IL
 

Dr. Juan Flores is a physician who specializes in adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. Dr. Flores speaks Spanish. Areas of expertise for Dr. Flores include emphysema, lung cancer, and intensive care. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and DuPage Medical Group (DMG). After attending Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Dr. Flores completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , emphysema, lung cancer, asthma

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Sleep Apnea, Snoring, Lung Cancer, Asthma, Insomnia, Sleep Problems, Intensive ... (Read more)

Dr. Arnon E Rubin, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
700 East Ogden Avenue; Suite 202
Westmont, IL
 

Dr. Arnon Rubin is a physician who specializes in adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: emphysema, bronchitis, and intensive care. Dr. Rubin is professionally affiliated with Adventist Medical Center Bolingbrook, Adventist Medical Center Hinsdale, and Adventist Medical Center La Grange. Dr. Rubin is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and HealthSmart, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , emphysema, bronchitis, asthma, lung problems, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Disorders, Bronchitis, Intensive Care, Sleep Apnea, ... (Read more)

Dr. Matthew James Baugh, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
3825 Highland Avenue; Suite 310
Downers Grove, IL
 

Dr. Matthew Baugh is a physician who specializes in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Baugh include emphysema, lung cancer, and asthma. Dr. Baugh is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and DuPage Medical Group (DMG). He is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. Dr. Baugh accepts several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , emphysema, lung cancer, asthma, pulmonary fibrosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Lung Cancer, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Cough, Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Emphysema, ... (Read more)

Dr. Andrew D Yu, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
3825 Highland Avenue; Twr Ii, Suite 310
Downers Grove, IL
 

Dr. Andrew Yu is a Downers Grove, IL physician who specializes in adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. These areas are among his clinical interests: sinusitis (sinus infection), sleep disorders, and emphysema. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Yu obtained his medical school training at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. Dr. Yu is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and DuPage Medical Group (DMG). New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , emphysema, cystic fibrosis (CF), asthma

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Cystic Fibrosis, Sinusitis, Asthma, Intensive Care, Emphysema, Smoking Cessation

Dr. Ravi R Nemivant, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
12004 S Rt; 59 Ste 100
Plainfield, IL
 

Dr. Ravi Nemivant practices adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. These areas are among Dr. Nemivant's clinical interests: sleep disorders, emphysema, and lung cancer. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Rush University Medical Center, Dr. Nemivant attended medical school at Rush Medical College. Dr. Nemivant is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and DuPage Medical Group (DMG). He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , emphysema, lung cancer, cystic fibrosis (CF), asthma

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Thoracic Cancer, Cystic Fibrosis, Snoring, Lung Cancer, Asthma, Intensive Care, ... (Read more)

Dr. John D Porcelli, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
3825 Highland Avenue; Suite 310
Downers Grove, IL
 

Dr. John Porcelli, who practices in Downers Grove, IL and Elmhurst, IL, is a medical specialist in adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. He is especially interested in sleep disorders, emphysema, and intensive care. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and DuPage Medical Group (DMG). Dr. Porcelli attended medical school at Rush Medical College. Dr. Porcelli trained at Rush University Medical Center for residency. He is rated highly by his patients. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Porcelli's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , emphysema, asthma

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Asthma, Intensive Care, Hay Fever, Emphysema

Dr. Youngran Chung, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology
2301 Enterprise Drive
Westchester, IL
 

Dr. Youngran Chung specializes in pediatric pulmonology and practices in Heights, IL, Chicago, IL, and Winfield, IL. In addition to English, she speaks Korean. These areas are among her clinical interests: homeopathic treatment, medical hypnosis, and cystic fibrosis (CF). Dr. Chung's professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and Children's Hospital of Chicago Faculty Practice Plan. After completing medical school at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, she performed her residency at Michael Reese Hospital and Rush University Medical Center. Dr. Chung is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare EPO, United Healthcare HMO, and more. She welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , cystic fibrosis (CF), asthma, lung problems

All Interests: Homeopathic Treatment, Cystic Fibrosis, Lung Problems, Cough, Complementary Medicine, Asthma, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jobby J Mampilly, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
12004 S Rt; 59 Ste 100
Plainfield, IL
 

Dr. Jobby Mampilly is an adult critical care and adult pulmonology specialist. His clinical interests include intensive care, cystic fibrosis (CF), and asthma. Dr. Mampilly's hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and DuPage Medical Group (DMG). He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Mampilly welcomes new patients. He attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University.

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Relevant Interests: , cystic fibrosis (CF), asthma, pulmonary fibrosis

All Interests: Cystic Fibrosis, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Cough, Asthma, Intensive Care

Dr. Jaime Villanueva, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology, Preventive Medicine
430 Warrenville Road; Suite 310
Lisle, IL
 

Dr. Jaime Villanueva's areas of specialization are adult critical care, undersea and hyperbaric medicine, and sleep medicine; he sees patients in Winfield, IL and Lisle, IL. Clinical interests for Dr. Villanueva include emphysema, intensive care, and asthma. Dr. Villanueva is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and DuPage Medical Group (DMG). He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He is accepting new patients. Dr. Villanueva obtained his medical school training at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , emphysema, asthma

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Sleep Apnea, Snoring, Asthma, Intensive Care, Emphysema

Dr. Linda S Chan, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
2340 S Highland Avenue; #230
Lombard, IL
 

Dr. Linda Chan practices adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. Her areas of expertise consist of sleep study, sleep apnea, and lung problems. Preferred Network Access (PNA), Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chan takes. She attended Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and the University of Illinois College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University for residency. Dr. Chan's professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Medical Center and Adventist Medical Center GlenOaks.

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Relevant Interests: , lung problems

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Sleep Apnea, Lung Problems, Sleep Study, Sleep Problems

Dr. Carl Michael Barsanti, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
2340 S Highland Avenue; Suite 230
Lombard, IL
 

Dr. Carl Barsanti is a physician who specializes in adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Barsanti include intensive care and lung problems. He is affiliated with Adventist Medical Center GlenOaks. He is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , lung problems

All Interests: Intensive Care, Lung Problems

Dr. Peter C Freebeck, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
700 E Ogden Avenue; #202
Westmont, IL
 

Dr. Peter Freebeck is a medical specialist in adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. Dr. Freebeck's areas of expertise include sleep apnea, fatigue, and snoring. He is affiliated with Adventist Medical Center Bolingbrook, Adventist Medical Center Hinsdale, and Adventist Medical Center La Grange. He attended medical school at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and HealthSmart.

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Relevant Interests: , lung problems

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Sleep Apnea, Snoring, Lung Problems, Circadian Rhythm Disorders, Fatigue, ... (Read more)

Dr. Paul J Jagielo, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
700 E Ogden Avenue; Suite 202
Westmont, IL
 

Dr. Paul Jagielo is a specialist in adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. He has a special interest in sleep disorders, emphysema, and intensive care. Dr. Jagielo's professional affiliations include Adventist Medical Center Bolingbrook, Adventist Medical Center Hinsdale, and Adventist Medical Center La Grange. He is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Jagielo honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, HealthSmart, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , emphysema, asthma, lung problems

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Intensive Care, Lung Problems, Cough, Emphysema, Asthma

Dr. Ramji Ramaswamy Rajendran, PhD, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
3815 Highland Avenue
Downers Grove, IL
 

Dr. Ramji Rajendran is a specialist in radiation oncology. He works in Elk Grove Village, IL, Hoffman Estates, IL, and La Grange, IL. His areas of expertise include prostate problems, gynecologic cancer, and breast issues. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, Dr. Rajendran performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania. In addition to English, he speaks Tamil. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Adventist Medical Center Hinsdale, and Adventist Medical Center La Grange. Dr. Rajendran welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , lung problems

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Gynecologic Cancer, Lung Problems, Head and Neck Cancer, Breast Issues, ... (Read more)

Dr. Morounkeji E Akin-Olugbemi, MPH, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
2525 Ogden Avenue
Downers Grove, IL
 

Dr. Morounkeji Akin-Olugbemi specializes in general pediatrics and practices in Downers Grove, IL and Villa Park, IL. Dr. Akin-Olugbemi (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and French. Her areas of expertise include the following: immunization (preventive vaccines), ear infection, and newborn care. Dr. Akin-Olugbemi is professionally affiliated with Adventist Medical Center Hinsdale. She attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Cook County Children's Hospital. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HFN, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Akin-Olugbemi is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , asthma

All Interests: Adolescent Issues, Immunization, Ear Infection, Eating Disorders, Weight Loss, Weight Management, ... (Read more)

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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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