Dr. David Bruce, MD

Pulmonary Disease •  Male • Age 83
  
Dr. Bruce
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Pulmonary and Critical Care Services

2 New Hampshire Ave Troy, NY 12180

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(518) 272-0331

Dr. David Bruce, MD is a Pulmonologist in Troy, NY and has over 57 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Bruce has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease, Sleep-disordered Breathing, and Interstitial Lung Disease than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Columbia U, College of Phys/Surg medical school in 1963. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Burdett Birth Center and Samaritan Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Bruce to book an appointment.


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  • Offers Telehealth
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Dr. Bruce accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Blue Access (Select Network)-NY
Blue Priority (Select Network)-NY
Empire (Select Network)-NY POS
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Bruce

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Bruce treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Bruce treats other conditions, please contact the office at (518) 272-0331.

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.

Typically treats 77% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bruce treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 84% of their peers

Dr. Bruce treats this condition more than 84% of their peers

Asthma
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bruce treats Asthma more than 77% of their peers

Dr. Bruce treats this condition more than 77% of their peers

Emphysema
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bruce treats Emphysema more than 77% of their peers

Dr. Bruce treats this condition more than 77% of their peers

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.

Typically treats 61% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Sleep Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bruce treats Sleep Disorders more than 62% of their peers

Dr. Bruce treats this condition more than 62% of their peers

Sleep Apnea
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bruce treats Sleep Apnea more than 61% of their peers

Dr. Bruce treats this condition more than 61% of their peers

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.

Typically treats 65% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bruce treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 84% of their peers

Dr. Bruce treats this condition more than 84% of their peers

Emphysema
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bruce treats Emphysema more than 77% of their peers

Dr. Bruce treats this condition more than 77% of their peers

Pulmonary Function Test
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bruce performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 73% of their peers

Dr. Bruce performs this procedure more than 73% of their peers

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Dr. Bruce's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Common Cold
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • 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
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing

Dr. Bruce's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Bruce

4.2

Based on 5 ratings

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About Me

Biography

Dr. David Bruce, MD is a Pulmonologist in Troy, NY and has over 57 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Bruce has more experience with Obstructive...Read more

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

1972
Royal Edward Chest Hosp
Residency Hospital
1971
Royal Victoria Hospital
Residency Hospital
1969
Charity Hosp of New Orleans
Residency Hospital
1964
Degoesbriand Hosp
Internship Hospital
1963
Columbia U, College of Phys/Surg
Medical School

Awards

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Locations

Practice

Pulmonary and Critical Care Services2 New Hampshire Ave Troy, NY 12180
1
Seton Health System Inc.1300 Massachusetts Ave Troy, NY 12180
2

Affiliated Hospitals

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Burdett Birth Center

Troy, NY

Samaritan Hospital

Troy, NY

63% Patient experience rating, 6% lower than the national average

Samaritan Hospital - St. Mary's Campus

Troy, NY
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