Dr. Christopher Alia, MD

Pulmonary Disease •  Male • Age 47
  
Dr. Alia
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

St. Luke's Pulmonary & Critical Care Associates

709 Delaware Ave Fountain Hill, PA 18015

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Dr. Christopher Alia, MD is a Pulmonologist in Fountain Hill, PA. Dr. Alia has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease, Pulmonary Vascular Conditions, and Sleep-disordered Breathing than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as St. Luke's Hospital - Allentown Campus and St. Luke's Hospital - Anderson Campus. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Alia to book an appointment.


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About Me

Care Philosophy

I have been the director of the intensive care unit (ICU) at St. Luke&rsquos Allentown Campus since 2007 and the vice president of Medical Affairs since...Read more

Biography

I have been the director of the intensive care unit (ICU) at St. Luke&rsquos Allentown Campus since 2007 and the vice president of Medical Affairs since 2012.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Education

2006
Yale New Haven Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
Yale New Haven Hospital
Residency Hospital

Memberships & Affiliations

  • St. Lukes Hospital - Allentown Campus, Vice President, Medical Affairs

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Alia

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Alia treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Alia treats other conditions, please contact the office at (484) 526-3890.

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.

Dr. Alia typically treats 84% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

Treatments
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Asthma
Pulmonary Function Test
Emphysema
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Pulmonary Vascular Conditions

Pulmonary vascular specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the flow of blood between the heart and lungs, including pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary embolism.Compare with other Pulmonary Vascular Conditions specialists.

Dr. Alia typically treats 73% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

Treatments
Pulmonary Embolism
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Very High Frequency
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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.

Dr. Alia typically treats 66% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

Treatments
Sleep Disorders
Sleep Apnea
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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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.

Dr. Alia typically treats 50% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

Treatments
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Pulmonary Function Test
Emphysema
Bronchiectasis
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Dr. Alia's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arterial Line Insertion
  • Arterial Puncture
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Asthma-Related Cough
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Breath Testing
  • Breathing Disorders
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Cardiopulmonary Conditions
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Chest Tube Insertion
  • Chronic Bronchitis
  • Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases
  • Chronic Lung Diseases
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Exercise-Induced Asthma
  • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Intubation
  • Labored Breathing
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Procedures
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Pulmonary Sarcoidosis
  • Respiratory Diseases
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Spirometry
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viral Infection
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

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Dr. Alia accepts

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(484) 526-3890

Dr. Alia accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Select
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital Blue Cross
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
Geisinger Health Plan
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Direct Access
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Keystone Health Plan East
Keystone Health Plan East HMO
Keystone Health Plan East POS
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

Locations

St. Luke's Pulmonary & Critical Care Associates

St. Luke's Pulmonary & Critical Care Associates709 Delaware Ave Fountain Hill, PA 18015
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St. Luke's Pulmonary & Critical Care Associates3050 Hamilton Blvd Ste 110 Allentown, PA 18103
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Affiliated Hospitals

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St. Luke's Hospital - Allentown Campus

Allentown, PA
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

St. Luke's Hospital - Anderson Campus

Easton, PA

84% Patient experience rating, 15% higher than the national average

  • Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2021, 2020)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™ (2019)

St. Luke's Hospital - Bethlehem Campus

Bethlehem, PA

79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020)
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