Dr. Azim Surka, MD

Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases •  Male • Age 46
  
Dr. Surka
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Lung Center-Patewood

200 Patewood Dr Ste B300 Greenville, SC 29615

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(864) 454-4200

Dr. Azim Surka, MD is a Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Disease Specialist in Greenville, SC. Dr. Surka has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease, Sleep-disordered Breathing, and Interstitial Lung Disease than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Greenville Memorial Hospital and Hillcrest Memorial Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Surka to book an appointment.


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Dr. Surka accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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Practice Areas

Obstructive Lung Disease

Obstructive lung disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions including COPD, emphysema, asthma and cystic fibrosis that cause blockages or narrowing in the airways of the lungs, making breathing difficult.Compare with other Obstructive Lung Disease specialists.

Typically treats 90% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Surka treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Surka treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Surka treats Asthma more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Surka treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Surka performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Surka performs this procedure more than 94% of their peers

Sleep-disordered Breathing

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.Compare with other Sleep-disordered Breathing specialists.

Typically treats 98% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Sleep Apnea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Surka treats Sleep Apnea more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Surka treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Surka treats Sleep Disorders more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Surka treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Interstitial Lung Disease

Interstitial lung disease specialists diagnose and treat a range of conditions that cause scarring of lung tissue due to autoimmune disease or environment exposure to harmful materials.Compare with other Interstitial Lung Disease specialists.

Typically treats 63% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Surka treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Surka treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Surka performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Surka performs this procedure more than 94% of their peers

Bronchitis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Surka treats Bronchitis more than 77% of their peers

Dr. Surka treats this condition more than 77% of their peers

Respiratory-tract Conditions

Immunologists diagnose and treat conditions such as pneumonia, bronchitis, and COPD that affect the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, bronchi and lungs.Compare with other Respiratory-tract Conditions specialists.

Typically treats 75% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 9 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Lung Nodule
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Surka treats Lung Nodule more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Surka treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Shortness of Breath
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Surka treats Shortness of Breath more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Surka treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Surka treats Asthma more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Surka treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

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Dr. Surka's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Fungal Infections
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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He is thorough and caring and honest. He follows through and his practice always gets me in when I need them.
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Biography

Dr. Azim Surka, MD is a Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Disease Specialist in Greenville, SC. Dr. Surka has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease, Sleep-disordered Breathing, and Interstitial Lung Disease than other specialists in his area. He i...

Specialties

  • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases
  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

2007
Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital

Awards

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  • Does Dr. Surka offer telehealth services or virtual visits?

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  • Does Dr. Surka offer an online patient portal?

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  • Does Dr. Surka have free onsite parking?

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  • Does Dr. Surka offer weekend visits?

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  • Does Dr. Surka offer evening visits?

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Locations

Lung Center-Patewood

Lung Center-Patewood200 Patewood Dr Ste B300 Greenville, SC 29615
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Greenville Memorial Hospital

Greenville, SC

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

  • Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)

Hillcrest Memorial Hospital

Simpsonville, SC

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

Patewood Memorial Hospital

Greenville, SC

89% Patient experience rating, 20% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)