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Dr Louis H Guernsey MD
Specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology, Adult Pulmonology
Average rating 5.0 stars out of 5 (1 rating)
Nemours Pediatric Partners at Bryn Mawr; Medical Office Building North, Suite 201
Bryn Mawr, PA

Dr. Louis Guernsey's areas of specialization are pediatric pulmonology and adult pulmonology. These areas are among Dr. Guernsey's clinical interests: intensive care and lung problems. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Aetna HSA, and Coventry HSA. After completing medical school at Emory University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. He has received professional recognition including the following: South Jersey Magazine's Top Children's Physicians and SJ magazine Top Doc for Kids. Dr. Guernsey is professionally affiliated with Cooper University Physicians, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and Nemours duPont Pediatrics.

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Relevant Interests: , Lung Problems

All Interests: Intensive Care, Lung Problems

Karen C Patterson MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
3400 Spruce Street; 3 Ravdin Building Ste. F.
Philadelphia, PA

Dr. Karen Patterson's specialties are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. She practices in Philadelphia, PA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Patterson include second opinions, cystic fibrosis (CF), and pleural effusion (water on the lungs). Her professional affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Penn Medicine Institute for Rehabilitation Medicine (Penn Rehab) and Specialty Hospital at Rittenhouse, and Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP). She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. She is not accepting new patients at this time. Before completing her residency at Boston Medical Center, Dr. Patterson attended medical school at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Dr. Patterson speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , Emphysema, Bronchitis, Cystic Fibrosis, Pleural Effusion, Pneumonia, Obstructive Lung Disease, Asthma, Interstitial Lung Disease, Lung Problems, Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

All Interests: Second Opinions, Bronchitis, Bronchoscopy, Sarcoidosis, Neuromuscular Disorders, Cystic Fibrosis, Lu ... (Read more)

Nalaka S Gooneratne MD
Specializes in Sleep Medicine, Geriatrics, Adult Pulmonology
3615 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA

Dr. Nalaka Gooneratne sees patients in Philadelphia, PA. His medical specialties are sleep medicine, geriatrics (elderly care), and adult pulmonology. His areas of expertise include sleep study, asthma, and sleep apnea. Dr. Gooneratne's hospital/clinic affiliations include Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He obtained his medical school training at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and performed his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He is conversant in French.

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Relevant Interests: , Asthma, Lung Problems, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

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

Michael W Sims MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
3737 Market Street; 10th Floor
Philadelphia, PA

Dr. Michael Sims is a medical specialist in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He has indicated that his clinical interests include emphysema, bronchitis, and lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS). Dr. Sims honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Sims is professionally affiliated with Penn Medicine Institute for Rehabilitation Medicine (Penn Rehab) and Specialty Hospital at Rittenhouse, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , Emphysema, Bronchitis, Obstructive Lung Disease, Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

All Interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Bronchitis, Intensive Care, Lung Volume Reduction Surgery, Ob ... (Read more)

Dr Nuala Jennings Meyer MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
3400 Civic Center Boulevard; West Pavilion - 1st Floor
Philadelphia, PA

Dr. Nuala Meyer's specialties are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. She practices in Philadelphia, PA. Her clinical interests include intensive care and acute respiratory distress syndrome. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Meyer graduated from the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Meyer trained at the University of Chicago Medical Center. She is professionally affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Penn Medicine Institute for Rehabilitation Medicine (Penn Rehab) and Specialty Hospital at Rittenhouse, and Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP).

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Relevant Interests: , Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Lung Problems

All Interests: Intensive Care, Lung Problems, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Dr Catherine Ann Riley MD
Specializes in Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
825 Old Lancaster Road; Suite 420
Bryn Mawr, PA

Dr. Catherine Riley is a Bryn Mawr, PA physician who specializes in critical care (intensive care medicine) and adult pulmonology. Clinical interests for Dr. Riley include emphysema, sleep study, and pneumonia. Dr. Riley honors Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She attended Drexel University College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Lankenau Medical Center for residency. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Bryn Mawr Medical Specialists and Bryn Mawr Hospital. She is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , Emphysema, Pneumonia, Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

All Interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Problems, Sleep Disorders, Pneumonia, Sleep Apnea, Snor ... (Read more)

Denis Hadjiliadis MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
Average rating 1.0 stars out of 5 (1 rating)
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA

Dr. Denis Hadjiliadis works as a critical care specialist and pulmonologist in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Hadjiliadis's areas of expertise consist of lung transplant, cystic fibrosis (CF), and bronchiectasis. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, he performed his residency at Mayo Clinic. He has received the following distinction: Recognized by Philadelphia magazine's annual Top Docs issue, 2015-2017. Dr. Hadjiliadis (or staff) speaks Greek and French. Dr. Hadjiliadis's hospital/clinic affiliations include Penn Medicine Institute for Rehabilitation Medicine (Penn Rehab) and Specialty Hospital at Rittenhouse, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , Cystic Fibrosis, Bronchiectasis

All Interests: Transplant Procedures, Bronchiectasis, Lung Transplant, Cystic Fibrosis

Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
Average rating 4.0 stars out of 5 (1 rating)
100 E Lancaster Avenue; Suite 230
Wynnewood, PA

Dr. Donald Peterson is a specialist in adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. These areas are among his clinical interests: lung cancer, cystic fibrosis (CF), and sleep apnea. Dr. Peterson is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. He studied medicine at Harvard Medical School. For his professional training, Dr. Peterson completed a residency program at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Peterson has received the distinction of Philadelphia Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Lankenau Medical Center. Dr. Peterson welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , Emphysema, Lung Cancer, Bronchitis, Cystic Fibrosis, Pneumonia, Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

All Interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Problems, Bronchitis, Tuberculosis, Tests, Pneumonia, I ... (Read more)

Jason S Fritz MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
3737 Market Street; 10th Floor
Philadelphia, PA

Dr. Jason Fritz sees patients in Philadelphia, PA. His medical specialties are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. His areas of expertise include the following: lung cancer, second opinions, and intensive care. Dr. Fritz is affiliated with Penn Medicine Institute for Rehabilitation Medicine (Penn Rehab) and Specialty Hospital at Rittenhouse, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. He attended Temple University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Fritz accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , Emphysema, Lung Cancer, Bronchitis, Pleural Effusion, Pneumonia, Obstructive Lung Disease, Asthma, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Interstitial Lung Disease, Lung Problems, Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

All Interests: Second Opinions, Bronchitis, Bronchoscopy, Sarcoidosis, Lung Problems, Lung Cancer, Respiratory Fail ... (Read more)

Dr Olajumoke Olanrewaju Fadugba MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology, Allergy & Immunology
3400 Civic Center; West Pavillion 1st Floor
Philadelphia, PA

Dr. Olajumoke Fadugba's areas of specialization are adult pulmonology and allergy & immunology. She obtained her medical school training at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and performed her residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Dr. Fadugba's clinical interests include anaphylaxis, sinusitis (sinus infection), and drug allergy. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Dr. Fadugba is professionally affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , Asthma

All Interests: Drug Allergy, Immunization, Atopic Dermatitis, Allergies, Hives, Nasal Polyps, Food Allergy, Anaphyl ... (Read more)

Jason Douglas Christie MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
422 Guardian Drive; Blockley Hall, Room 719
Philadelphia, PA

Dr. Jason Christie practices adult pulmonology. Dr. Christie attended medical school at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. He trained at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for residency. He has a special interest in intensive care and lung problems. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Christie has received professional recognition including the following: Recognized in Philadelphia magazine's annual Top Docs issue from 2010 through 2017; Philadelphia Super Doctors; and Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2012-14. He is affiliated with Penn Medicine Institute for Rehabilitation Medicine (Penn Rehab) and Specialty Hospital at Rittenhouse, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , Lung Problems

All Interests: Intensive Care, Lung Problems

Frank T Leone MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
3400 Civic Center Boulevard; West Pavilion, 1st Floor
Philadelphia, PA

Dr. Frank Leone is an adult critical care specialist and pulmonologist. Dr. Leone graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals. His areas of expertise consist of emphysema, asthma, and smoking cessation. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Leone honors. He has received professional recognition including the following: Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2011-2012. He is affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , Emphysema, Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

All Interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Emphysema, Asthma, Smoking Cessation

Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
100 E Lancaster Avenue; Suite 230
Wynnewood, PA

Dr. Lee Greenspon is a critical care specialist and adult pulmonologist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Greenspon include sleep study, cystic fibrosis (CF), and sleep apnea. Dr. Greenspon is professionally affiliated with Lankenau Medical Center. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Greenspon honors. He welcomes new patients. Dr. Greenspon graduated from Temple University School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Medical College of Pennsylvania Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , Emphysema, Bronchitis, Cystic Fibrosis, Asthma, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

All Interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Problems, Bronchitis, Indirect Calorimetry, Cystic Fibr ... (Read more)

Harold I Palevsky MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
Average rating 4.83 stars out of 5 (3 ratings)
3400 Spruce Street; 3 Ravdin Building, Suite F
Philadelphia, PA

Dr. Harold Palevsky is an adult pulmonologist. He is rated highly by his patients. He has a special interest in lung transplant, emphysema, and lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS). Dr. Palevsky's hospital/clinic affiliations include Penn Medicine Institute for Rehabilitation Medicine (Penn Rehab) and Specialty Hospital at Rittenhouse, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Palevsky is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and a graduate of Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania's residency program. He has received distinctions including Philadelphia Super Doctors; Recognized annually in Philadelphia magazine's Top Docs issue from 2004 through 2017; and Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012-14.

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Relevant Interests: , Emphysema, Lung Problems

All Interests: Second Opinions, Lung Transplant, Lung Volume Reduction Surgery, Lung Problems, Emphysema

Daniel Joseph Dorgan MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
3400 Civic Center Boulevard; West Pavilion, 1st Floor
Philadelphia, PA

Dr. Daniel Dorgan works as an adult critical care specialist and adult pulmonologist in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Dorgan's areas of expertise include intensive care, cystic fibrosis (CF), and bronchiectasis. His professional affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Penn Medicine Institute for Rehabilitation Medicine (Penn Rehab) and Specialty Hospital at Rittenhouse, and Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP). He attended the University of Michigan Medical School and subsequently trained at Columbia University Medical Center for residency. Dr. Dorgan takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , Cystic Fibrosis, Bronchiectasis, Lung Problems

All Interests: Bronchiectasis, Cystic Fibrosis, Intensive Care, Lung Problems

Andrew R Haas MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA

Dr. Andrew Haas is an adult critical care and adult pulmonology specialist. Dr. Haas attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for residency. His clinical interests include collapsed lung (pneumothorax), swollen lymph nodes (lymphadenopathy), and non-small cell lung cancer. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Haas accepts. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Penn Medicine Institute for Rehabilitation Medicine (Penn Rehab) and Specialty Hospital at Rittenhouse, and Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP).

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Relevant Interests: , Emphysema, Collapsed Lung, Lung Cancer, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, Small Cell Lung Cancer, Pleural Effusion, Lung Tumor, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

All Interests: Airway Stent Placement, Bronchoscopy, Laser Treatment, Lung Cancer, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, Smal ... (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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