- A type 1 diabetic whose pancreas has been damaged will need insulin.
- A person with Hashimoto’s whose thyroid has been damaged will need replacement thyroid hormones.
- Someone with Sjogren’s syndrome will need eye drops and mouth rinses to replace tears and saliva.
We found 4 providers with an interest in autoimmune disorders and who accept Humana Platinum HMO near Philadelphia, PA.
Dr. Robert Strauss' medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Strauss include anemia, colon cancer, and celiac disease. Patient reviews placed Dr. Strauss at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Dr. Strauss graduated from National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) Faculty of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. He has received the distinction of Atlanta Super Doctors. Dr. Strauss (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and German. Dr. Strauss is professionally affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital and Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP).
Relevant Interests: , celiac disease
All Interests: Colitis, Gastrointestinal Biopsy, Liver Cancer, Intestinal Problems, Colon Cancer, Crohn's Disease, ... (Read more)
Dr. Sunil Singhal's specialty is thoracic surgery. Dr. Singhal attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University for residency. His areas of expertise include the following: esophageal cancer, video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), and cancer surgery. He honors Highmark, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Philadelphia VA Medical Center.
Relevant Interests: , myasthenia gravis
All Interests: Myasthenia Gravis, Lung Problems, Esophageal Cancer, Malignant Mesothelioma, Lung Cancer, Non-Small ... (Read more)
Dr. Christopher Plastaras is a physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) specialist in Philadelphia, PA. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and performed his residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia. Dr. Plastaras's clinical interests include leg pain, spinal decompression, and nerve block. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Plastaras honors. Dr. Plastaras has received the following distinction: Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2009-2010, 2011-2012. He is professionally affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.
Relevant Interests: , rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis
All Interests: Elbow Pain, Ankle Sprain, Sports Health, Auto Injuries, Hip Pain, Radiculopathy, Musculoskeletal ... (Read more)
Dr. Steve Williams, who practices in Philadelphia, PA, is a medical specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). He attended Eastern Virginia Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at NYU Langone Medical Center and Boston Medical Center. Dr. Williams's areas of clinical interest consist of spinal cord injuries, multiple sclerosis (MS), and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He has received professional recognition including the following: Boston Super Doctors. Dr. Williams is professionally affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.
Relevant Interests: , multiple sclerosis (MS)
All Interests: Head Injury, Multiple Sclerosis, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Concussion, Spinal Cord Injuries