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Dr. Christopher Avendano, MD

Pulmonary Disease ·  Male · Age 53

Dr. Avendano

Firelands Physician Group Pulmo

2800 Hayes Ave Bldg G Sandusky, OH 44870

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(419) 609-7506


Dr. Christopher Avendano, MD is a pulmonologist in Sandusky, OH and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health in 1993 and specializes in pulmonary disease, critical care medicine, and more.


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  • Explains conditions well . Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
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  • Good communication . Patients said there was good doctor communication at the hospital. See hospitals

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Dr. Avendano accepts the following insurance:

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
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Dr. Avendano's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Sleep Apnea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Avendano treats Sleep Apnea more than 99% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Central Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Avendano treats Sleep Disorders more than 99% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute insomnia
  • Advanced Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Breathing-Related Sleep Disorders
  • Central Sleep Apnea
  • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder
  • Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Drug-Induced Insomnia
  • Endogenous Insomnia
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Fatal Familial Insomnia
  • Infantile Sleep Apnea
  • Insomnia
  • Insomnia With Sleep Apnea
  • Irregular Sleep-Wake Pattern
  • Jet Lag
  • Narcolepsy
  • Non-24-Hour Sleep-Wake Syndrome
  • Pediatric Sleep Disorders
  • Primary Insomnia
  • Problem Sleepiness
  • Psychophysiological Insomnia
  • Psycho-Reactive Insomnia
  • REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
  • Secondary Insomnia
  • Shift Work Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep-Talking
  • Sleep-Walking
Pulmonary Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Avendano treats Pulmonary Disease more than 99% of his peers

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

Dr. Avendano's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bird Flu
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Fungal Infections
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Valley Fever
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

Dr. Avendano's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Avendano

4.0

Based on 4 reviews

5 Stars
75%
(3)
4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
25%
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Dr. Avendano's Performance
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  • Time well spent
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  • Office environment
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What People Say About Dr. Christopher Avendano, MD
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Dr Avendano asked great questions in my diagnosis. He pays attention to details. He explains his medical treatment and makes sure you understand. He offers the time necessary.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Christopher Avendano, MD is a pulmonologist in Sandusky, OH and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health in 1993 and specializes in pulmonary disease, critical care medicine, and more.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Education

Med University Sc College Of Med
Residency Hospital
Oh State University Hospital
Residency Hospital
University Of Mi Hosps and Health Ctrs
Residency Hospital
2000
Medical College Of South Carolina, Charleston
Fellowship Hospital
1994
University Of Michigan
Internship Hospital
1993
Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health
Medical School
2000
1994
1993

Awards

Affiliated Hospitals

Check the quality of care at hospitals where Dr. Avendano treats patients.

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78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)

Magruder Hospital

Port Clinton, OH

80% Patient experience rating, 11% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018, 2017)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)