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Dr. Achal Dhupa, MD

Critical Care Medicine ·  Male · Age 54

Dr. Dhupa

Dr. Achal Dhupa, MD is a critical care medicine specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from North Shore University Hospital North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System in 1989 and specializes in critical care medicine and pulmonary disease.


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(858) 625-7200

Dr. Dhupa accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
Peach State Health Plan
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Principal Financial Group
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Medicaid
Options PPO
Wellcare of Georgia
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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Dhupa's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arterial Line Insertion
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Breath Testing
  • Breathing Disorders
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • End-of-Life Issues
  • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Intubation
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Procedures
  • Respiratory Diseases
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Swine Flu
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing

About Me

Care Philosophy

PULMONARY ( LUNG ) MEDICINE: Provide care. An "Evidence Based" & Progressive. A level of Excellence in Medicine- With YOUR Treatment, & Ultimate recovery -the Goal of Care. /To achieve a Level of Stabilization.. INTENSIVE (CRITICAL) CARE: To save "LI...

Specialties

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonology

Education

2002
St Vincents Hospital Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1999
Northshore University Hospital, Forest Hills, Ny
Residency Hospital
1989
Govt Gen Hospital
Internship Hospital
1989
Madras Medical College, University Of Madras, India
Internship Hospital
1989
North Shore University Hospital North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System
Medical School
2002
1999
1989
1989
1989

Languages

  • French
  • Hindi
  • Swahili
  • English

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Dr. Dhupa took good care of me while he was in ICU. He helped me get through a difficult period after surgery. I highly recommend him.
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My daughter contacted a staph infection that resulted in her having a stroke. The staph infection settled in several parts of her body and was eating away bone and tissue. She had two major operations on her vertebrae, open heart surgery to replace a valve, insertion to relieve fluid from her...Read More
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