We found 7 providers with an interest in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and who accept Gold Choice HSA 2000 - 2 with IVF near Fort Worth, TX.

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Dr. Oyeyemi Adetokunbo Fabuyi, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
508 S Adams; Suite 200
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Oyeyemi Fabuyi's areas of specialization are adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology; he sees patients in Fort Worth, TX, Lakeworth, TX, and Arlington, TX. Patient ratings for Dr. Fabuyi average 3.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include syncope (fainting), aortic valve disease, and bronchiectasis. He is professionally affiliated with Medical City Fort Worth, Texas Health Fort Worth, and Texas Health Care. Dr. Fabuyi accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. His practice is open to new patients. He attended Ogun State University, Obafemi Awolowo College of Health Sciences and then went on to complete his residency at Harlem Hospital Center.

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

All Interests: Chest CT Scan, Bronchiectasis, Atrial Fibrillation, Sleep Disorders, Lung Biopsy, Bronchitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Priya N Navaneethan, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
10141 U.s.; 59 Road
Wharton, TX
 

Dr. Priya Oolut, who practices in Sugar Land, TX, Wharton, TX, and El Campo, TX, is a medical specialist in adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. Her clinical interests include lung biopsy, lung cancer, and lung surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Oolut is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Oolut takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas, Dr. Oolut attended medical school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. She is affiliated with Houston Methodist. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Lung Biopsy, Bronchoscopy, Sarcoidosis, Sleep Apnea, Lung Cancer, Lung Surgery, Pulmonary ... (Read more)

Specializes in Otolaryngology
1250 Eighth Avenue; Suite 135
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Jeremy Watkins, who practices in Fort Worth, TX, is a medical specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). These areas are among his clinical interests: enlarged turbinates, deviated septum, and headache. Dr. Watkins's average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and more. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine and Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. Dr. Watkins's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Medical City Fort Worth, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Cook Children's. Dr. Watkins has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Enlarged Turbinates, Dizziness, Down Syndrome, Bronchitis, Eyelid Problems, Bone Cancer, Larynx ... (Read more)

Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1315 6th Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Frood Eelani is a general internist. His clinical interests include depression, anemia, and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). He has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Eelani takes. He is a graduate of the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Eelani trained at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. In addition to English, Dr. Eelani speaks Persian. His professional affiliations include Medical City Fort Worth and Texas Health Fort Worth. Dr. Eelani has an open panel.

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

All Interests: Depression, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Sleep Apnea, Urinalysis, Physical Exams, Diabetes, ... (Read more)

Specializes in General Internal Medicine
650 St. Louis Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Adebola Olatunji's area of specialization is general internal medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Olatunji include diabetes, heart failure, and hypertension (high blood pressure). He is professionally affiliated with Medical City Fort Worth and Texas Health Fort Worth. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Olatunji has an open panel. He is a graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, College of Health Sciences. He trained at The Dudley Group of Hospitals for his residency.

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Relevant Interests: , chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Hypertension, Diabetes, High Cholesterol, Heart Failure, Chronic Obstructive ... (Read more)

Specializes in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Internal Medicine
1650 West Rosedale; Suite 301
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Morvarid Rezaie is a specialist in hospice and palliative medicine (end-of-life care and serious illness). She works in Fort Worth, TX. Areas of expertise for Dr. Rezaie include diabetes, heart failure, and hypertension (high blood pressure). She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth for residency. She has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars. Dr. Rezaie is professionally affiliated with Medical City Fort Worth and Texas Health Fort Worth. She is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Diabetes, High Cholesterol, Heart Failure, Asthma, Chronic ... (Read more)

Dr. Daud Hussain Ashai, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care
1001 College Avenue; Suite A
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Daud Ashai practices adult critical care in Fort Worth, TX. He graduated from King Edward Medical University. His areas of expertise include diabetes, intensive care, and heart failure. Dr. Ashai's average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Ashai honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Ashai (or staff) speaks Urdu. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Medical City Fort Worth, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Fort Worth.

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Relevant Interests: , chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

All Interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, High Cholesterol, Heart Failure, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, ... (Read more)

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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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