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Dr. Alan Szeftel, MD

Pulmonary Disease ·  Male · Age 63

Dr. Szeftel

Dr. Alan Szeftel, MD is a pulmonologist in Santa Monica, CA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of Cape Town, Faculty Of Health Sciences in 1979 and specializes in pulmonary disease and allergy & immunology.


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(310) 829-5486

Dr. Szeftel accepts the following insurance:

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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Szeftel's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Cough
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Szeftel treats Cough more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Szeftel treats this condition more than 80% of his peers

Sarcoidosis
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Szeftel treats Sarcoidosis more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Szeftel treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Neurosarcoidosis
  • Pulmonary Sarcoidosis
  • Sarcoidosis of the Optic Nerve
Chronic Sinusitis
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Szeftel treats Chronic Sinusitis more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Szeftel treats this condition more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Szeftel's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Asthma
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Dermatitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Hives
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Thoracentesis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Alan Szeftel, MD is a pulmonologist in Santa Monica, CA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of Cape Town, Faculty Of Health Sciences in 1979 and specializes in pulmonary disease and allergy & immunology.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Allergy & Immunology

Board Certifications

  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

1983
Brigham Womens Hospital
Residency Hospital
1979
University Of Cape Town, Faculty Of Health Sciences
Medical School
1983
1979

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