Dr. Dennis Beer, MD

Pulmonary Disease •  Male • Age 72
  
Dr. Beer
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Newton-wellesley Hospital

2014 Washington St Newton, MA 02462

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(617) 243-6000

Dr. Dennis Beer, MD is a pulmonologist in Newton, MA and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in 1974 and specializes in pulmonary disease.


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(617) 243-6000

Dr. Beer accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Practice Areas

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.

Typically treats 97% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Beer performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Beer performs this procedure more than 99% of their peers

Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Beer treats Asthma more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Beer treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Beer treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Beer treats this condition more than 98% 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.

Typically treats 91% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Beer performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Beer performs this procedure more than 99% of their peers

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Beer treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Beer treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Emphysema
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Beer treats Emphysema more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Beer treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Upper Respiratory Conditions

Upper respiratory specialists diagnose and treat conditions such as infections, sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, and whooping cough (pertussis) that affect the upper part of the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, larynx, and lungs.

Typically treats 86% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Allergic Rhinitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Beer treats Allergic Rhinitis more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Beer treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Chronic Sinusitis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Beer treats Chronic Sinusitis more than 86% of their peers

Dr. Beer treats this condition more than 86% of their peers

Sinusitis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Beer treats Sinusitis more than 76% of their peers

Dr. Beer treats this condition more than 76% 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.

Typically treats 82% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Sleep Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Beer treats Sleep Disorders more than 83% of their peers

Dr. Beer treats this condition more than 83% of their peers

Sleep Apnea
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Beer treats Sleep Apnea more than 82% of their peers

Dr. Beer treats this condition more than 82% of their peers

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Dr. Beer's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Pulmonary Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Beer performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Beer performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Beer treats Asthma more than 99% of his peers

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

Dr. Beer's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis Due to Food
  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Shots for Insect Stings
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Anaphylactic Food Allergies
  • Anaphylactic Tree Nut Allergy
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Angioedema
  • Animal Allergies
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Pharyngitis
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Common Variable Immune Deficiency (CVID)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatitis Due to Food
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Deviated Septum
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Eosinophilia
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Eye Infections
  • Fungal Infections
  • Hives
  • Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • IgA Deficiency
  • Immunodeficiency Syndromes
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Itchy Skin
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Rash
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Toxic Effect of Venom
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viral Infection
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

Dr. Beer's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Beer

4.6

Based on 7 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Dennis Beer, MD is a pulmonologist in Newton, MA and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in 1974 and specializes in pulmonary disease.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

1981
Tufts New England Med Ctr
Fellowship Hospital
1979
Univ Hosp/Boston City Hosp/VA Hosp
Fellowship Hospital
1977
Shands Teaching Hosp/VA Hosp/U Fla
Residency Hospital
1975
Shands Teaching Hosp/VA Hosp/U Fla
Internship Hospital
1974
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Medical School

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Locations

Newton-wellesley Hospital

Newton-wellesley Hospital2014 Washington St Newton, MA 02462
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Newton - Wellesley Hospital

Newton, MA

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)