Dr. Carlos Makabali, MD

Pulmonary DiseaseMaleAge 75

Pulmonary Disease

Dr. Carlos Makabali, MD is a Pulmonologist in Pasadena, CA and has over 50 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Makabali has extensive experience in Sleep Apnea. He graduated from AFABLE COLLEGE OF MEDICINE in 1973. He is affiliated with medical facilities Beverly Hospital and Huntington Hospital. His office accepts new patients.

Dr. Carlos Makabali, MD

Foothill Pulmonary & Critical Care Consultants Medical Group Inc.

959 E Walnut St Ste 120 Pasadena, CA 91106
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    Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ See hospitals
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Makabali

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Makabali treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Makabali treats other conditions, please contact the office at (323) 888-2548.

Sleep Apnea

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 Apnea specialists.

Dr. Makabali is experienced in the area of Sleep Apnea. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Dr. Makabali's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Valley Fever
  • Wheezing

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Dr. Makabali accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
AWH Southern California HMO
Basic HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Deductible Plan CA Members Only HMO
Elect Choice (Open Access) EPO
Managed Choice (Open Access) POS
Open Choice PPO
Premier Care Network Plus - Innovation Health
Savings Plus of CA EPO
Anthem Blue Cross
Advantage HMO
California Care Large Group HMO
California Care Small Group HMO
Pathway EPO
Pathway HMO
Prudent Buyer Individual CA PPO
Prudent Buyer Large Group CA PPO
Prudent Buyer Small Group CA PPO
Select CA HMO
Vivity CA HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card High Performance Network HPN
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Priority Select HMO
Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus HMO
Access Plus Savenet HMO
Local Access Plus HMO
Platinum Access+ 25 HMO
Platinum Local Access + HMO 25 HMO
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Southern CA Select HMO
Southern CA Value HMO
First Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
CA CommunityCare Network HMO
CA Employer Group Plans HMO
CA Healthnet PPO
CA Individual & Family PPO
CA SmartCare HMO
CA WholeCare Network HMO
ExcelCare Small / Large Group HMO
PureCare HSP Individual and Family Plans POS
Salud y Mas Small / Large Group HMO
SmartCare Network Large Group HMO
SmartCare Network Small Group HMO
Choice Care PPO
Choice POS
National POS
Molina Healthcare
Marketplace CA HMO
Oscar Health
Oscar Insurance CA HMO
Southern CA Employee
Choice Plus POS
Medica Choice
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Nexus Open Access
Options PPO
SignatureValue - CA HMO
SignatureValue Alliance

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About Me


Dr. Carlos Makabali, MD is a Pulmonologist in Pasadena, CA and has over 50 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Makabali has extensive experience...Read more


  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease


Medical School


  • English
  • Spanish


Frequently Asked Questions

What is the best way to schedule an appointment with Dr. Carlos Makabali, MD?

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Does Dr. Carlos Makabali, MD accept any insurance plans?

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Does Dr. Carlos Makabali, MD accept new patients?

New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Carlos Makabali, MD on Healthgrades. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Makabali's profile.

What are Dr. Carlos Makabali, MD's top areas of expertise?

Dr. Makabali specializes in Sleep Apnea. See more on Healthgrades.

What conditions does Dr. Carlos Makabali, MD treat?

Dr. Makabali frequently treats the following conditions: Asthma, Wheezing, and Acidosis. See more on Healthgrades.

What is Dr. Carlos Makabali, MD's office address?

Dr. Makabali's office is located at 959 E Walnut St Ste 120, Pasadena, CA 91106. You can find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages is Dr. Carlos Makabali, MD fluent in?

Dr. Makabali is able to speak Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

Is Dr. Carlos Makabali, MD affiliated with any hospitals?

Dr. Carlos Makabali, MD is affiliated with Beverly Hospital and Huntington Hospital.

Is Dr. Carlos Makabali, MD a board-certified professional?

Yes, Dr. Carlos Makabali, MD holds board certifications in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease.

How much experience does Dr. Carlos Makabali, MD have?

Dr. Makabali has over 49 years of healthcare experience.



Foothill Pulmonary & Critical Care Consultants Medical Group Inc.959 E Walnut St Ste 120 Pasadena, CA 91106

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Makabali is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Beverly Hospital

Montebello, CA

60% Patients that would definitely recommend, 10% lower than the national average

2 Awards Received

Huntington Hospital

Pasadena, CA

78% Patients that would definitely recommend, 8% higher than the national average

7 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2023)