Dr. Edward Federman, MD

Dr. Edward Federman, MD

Pulmonology  |  
Male  |  
Age 60
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Edward Federman, MD is a pulmonology doctor who practices in San Diego, CA. He is 60 years old and has been practicing for 31 years.

6699 Alvarado Rd Ste 2308

San Diego, CA 92120

Contact Information

(619) 462-9010

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Federman performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Cough
very high
more than 98% of peers
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Asthma
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
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Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bird Flu
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Fungal Infections
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Swine Flu
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Valley Fever
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Management
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • SUNY Upstate Med Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Federman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Federman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Federman to family and friends
3.7
based on 3 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Federman's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in San Francisco, CA |
Dr. Federman sadly falls into the category of drug pusher not problem solver. My mother is fighting for what may be a shortened life due to Dr. Federman's lack of due diligence. She has COPD. She had symptoms indicating a change in her condition. Federman prescribed a "new inhaler". We asked...more
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San DIego, CA |
I was due to have lung surgery for a rare form of lung cancer and I was told I might need a pulmonologist afterwards if there were complications. Dr. Federman was able to see me right away so we had a relationship prior to surgery...and he took a full pulmonary medical history rather than relying...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Federman accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus

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Hospitals where Dr. Federman has admitting privileges

Alvarado Hospital Medical Center
6655 Alvarado Rd
San Diego, CA 92120
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Sharp Grossmont Hospital
5555 Grossmont Center Dr
La Mesa, CA 91942
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