Dr. Byron Westerfield, MD

Dr. Byron Westerfield, MD

Pulmonology  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
(7)
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Dr. Byron Westerfield, MD is a pulmonology doctor who practices in Lexington, KY. He is 67 years old and has been practicing for 41 years.

1025 Monarch St Ste 180

Lexington, KY 40513

Contact Information

(859) 219-9444

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Sleep Apnea
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sleep Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Acute Pharyngitis
normal
more than 17% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine
3

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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Procedures

  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Lsu Shreveport
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • The Jewish Hospital Of St Louis
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Long Beach Va Uc
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Westerfield has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Westerfield's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Westerfield to family and friends
4.9
based on 7 total reviews
Dr. Westerfield's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Westerfield accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Sagamore Health Network
    Sagamore Plus

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Westerfield has admitting privileges

Baptist Health Lexington
1740 Nicholasville Rd
Lexington, KY 40503
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Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center
217 S 3rd St
Danville, KY 40422
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Saint Joseph London
1001 Saint Joseph Ln
London, KY 40741
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