Dr. Barry Sakowitz, MD

Pulmonary Disease •  Male • Age 76
  
Dr. Sakowitz

Pulmonary Medicine Associates

1 W Ridgewood Ave Ste 206 Paramus, NJ 07652

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Dr. Barry Sakowitz, MD is a Pulmonologist in Paramus, NJ and has over 50 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Sakowitz has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease and Interstitial Lung Disease than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Suny Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine medical school in 1970. He is affiliated with Valley Hospital. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Sakowitz to book an appointment.


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A wonderful physician. He was so knowledgeable and thorough in my diagnosis and explaining condition and treatment to me, as well as keeping in mind all of my medical history and other conditions. He spends a long time with each patient. I was very happy to have been referred to him.
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Dr. Barry Sakowitz, MD is a Pulmonologist in Paramus, NJ and has over 50 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Sakowitz has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease and Interstitial Lung Disease than other specialists in his area. He g...Read more

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

1975
Bronx Va
Fellowship Hospital
1974
Montefiore Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1973
Montefiore Med Center
Residency Hospital
1971
Nassau County Med Center
Internship Hospital
1970
Suny Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
Medical School

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(201) 493-0366

Dr. Sakowitz accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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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 77% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Emphysema
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sakowitz treats Emphysema more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Sakowitz treats this condition more than 88% of their peers

Pulmonary Function Test
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sakowitz performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 77% of their peers

Dr. Sakowitz performs this procedure more than 77% of their peers

Asthma
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sakowitz treats Asthma more than 74% of their peers

Dr. Sakowitz treats this condition more than 74% 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 76% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Emphysema
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sakowitz treats Emphysema more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Sakowitz treats this condition more than 88% of their peers

Bronchitis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sakowitz treats Bronchitis more than 84% of their peers

Dr. Sakowitz treats this condition more than 84% of their peers

Pulmonary Function Test
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sakowitz performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 77% of their peers

Dr. Sakowitz performs this procedure more than 77% of their peers

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Dr. Sakowitz's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Common Cold
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • 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 Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viral Infection
  • Wheezing

Locations

Pulmonary Medicine Associates

Pulmonary Medical Associates1 W Ridgewood Ave Ste 206 Paramus, NJ 07652
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Valley Hospital

Ridgewood, NJ

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2020, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)