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Dr. Edward Lawton, MD

Pulmonary Disease ·  Male · Age 50

Dr. Lawton

Dr. Edward Lawton, MD is a pulmonologist in Fullerton, CA. He graduated from Chicago Medical School and specializes in pulmonary disease, critical care medicine, and more.


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(714) 626-8606

Dr. Lawton accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Lawton's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Shortness of Breath
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Dr. Lawton treats Shortness of Breath more than 99% of his peers

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

Cough
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Dr. Lawton treats Cough more than 99% of his peers

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

Pulmonary Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lawton treats Pulmonary Disease more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Lawton treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Lawton's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Pharyngitis
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Fungal Infections
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Loss of Voice or Hoarse Voice
  • 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 Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Valley Fever
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

About Me

Care Philosophy

Our board certified pulmonologists specialize in the accurate diagnosis and treatment of lung conditions and diseases, from chronic bronchitis to cystic fibrosis.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

University Of Texas Southwestern Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
Methodist Med Center Dallas
Residency Hospital
Methodist Med Center Dallas
Internship Hospital
Chicago Medical School
Medical School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Lawton's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lawton

2.8

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
7.142857142857143%
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1 Star
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Dr. Lawton has been overseeing my sleep apnea problem. Great doctor: skillful, compassionate, very competent. Has good staff, too.
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Dr. Lawton is a poor choice for pulmonary disease. After conducting a bronchoscope on my daughter he told her she had infection in her lungs and offered no treatment for it. He sent her to the ER twice in one week, telling us to have the ER doctor call him and then he never answered their calls. A...Read More
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Dr. Lawton is lazy & lacks knowledge. My daughter saw him for fluid in her lungs, wheezing, fatigue. He said "let's wait 6 mos. & see what happens" even though CAT scan showed scarring on lung. Now she is seeing a differed pulmonary specialist who is taking IMMEDIATE STAT action w/testing blood,...Read More
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My mother has being with this doctor for 4 years approx. When ever I have gone with her to find out how we can better understand her COPD, he is not very helpful almost like he is just bored or just uninterested. He trys to get out of the office quickly. Honestly I would get another doctor.
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