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Dr. Brett Gerstenhaber, MD

Pulmonary Disease ·  Male · Age 71

Dr. Gerstenhaber

Dr. Brett Gerstenhaber, MD is a pulmonologist in Hamden, CT and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Suny Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine in 1971 and specializes in pulmonary disease.


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Dr. Gerstenhaber accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Humana
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Medicaid
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Oxford Health Plans
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No malpractice claims found for Connecticut
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Dr. Gerstenhaber's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Shortness of Breath
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gerstenhaber treats Shortness of Breath more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Gerstenhaber treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gerstenhaber treats Asthma more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Gerstenhaber treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

Dr. Gerstenhaber treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Gerstenhaber's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Common Cold
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

About Me

Biography

Dr. Brett Gerstenhaber, MD is a pulmonologist in Hamden, CT and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Suny Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine in 1971 and specializes in pulmonary disease.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

1978
Yale University Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1974
Bronx Muni Hospital Center
Residency Hospital
1972
Bronx Muni Hospital Center
Internship Hospital
1971
Suny Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
Medical School
1967
New York University
Undergraduate School
1978
1974
1972
1971
1967

Languages

  • French
  • English

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