Dr. Fernando Deleon, MD

Pulmonary DiseaseMaleAge 57

Dr. Deleon
Accepting new patients

Um Cmg - Cardiology At Chestertown

126 Philosophers Ter Ste 103 Chestertown, MD 21620

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Dr. Fernando Deleon, MD is a Pulmonologist in Chestertown, MD and has over 33 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Deleon has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease, Sleep Apnea, and Pulmonary Vascular Conditions than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Boston University School Of Medicine medical school in 1988. He is affiliated with medical facilities University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Chestertown and University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Easton. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Deleon to book an appointment.

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4.3

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  • Office environment (10)
  • Appointment scheduling (9)
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  • Didn't explain conditions well (2)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (2)
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Would not recommend. He is rude and dismissive. Go anywhere else. He does not provide information relative to the medical condition. He is just a seat filler for UMMS so they can say they placed a specialist in a rural area. I hope some day doctor treats him as disrespectfully as he treated me.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Biography

Dr. Fernando Deleon, MD is a Pulmonologist in Chestertown, MD and has over 33 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Deleon has more experience...Read more

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

University Of Md Med Sys
Residency Hospital
1988
Boston University School Of Medicine
Medical School

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What are Dr. Fernando Deleon, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Deleon frequently treats Obstructive Lung Disease, Sleep Apnea, and Pulmonary Vascular Conditions. See all practice areas where Dr. Deleon specializes.

Where is Dr. Fernando Deleon, MD's office located?

Dr. Deleon's office is located at 126 Philosophers Ter Ste 103, Chestertown, MD 21620. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Deleon

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Deleon treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Deleon treats other conditions, please contact the office at (410) 810-5670.

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.

Dr. Deleon is experienced in the area of Obstructive Lung Disease. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Emphysema
Asthma
Bronchiectasis
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Sleep Apnea

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 Apnea specialists.

Dr. Deleon is experienced in the area of Sleep Apnea. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Deleon
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Sleep Apnea
Sleep Study
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Pulmonary Vascular Conditions

Pulmonary vascular specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the flow of blood between the heart and lungs, including pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary embolism.Compare with other Pulmonary Vascular Conditions specialists.

Treatments
Dr. Deleon
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Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Pulmonary Embolism
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Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency
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Check Dr. Deleon's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Deleon's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Emphysema
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • 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 Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Study
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

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(410) 810-5670

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Locations

Practice

Um Cmg - Cardiology At Chestertown126 Philosophers Ter Ste 103 Chestertown, MD 21620
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University Marylnd Comm Med Grp

University Marylnd Comm Med Grp500 Cadmus Ln Ste 209 Easton, MD 21601
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Deleon is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Chestertown

Chestertown, MD

68% Patient Experience Rating, 1% lower than the national average

3 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)

University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Easton

Easton, MD

64% Patient Experience Rating, 5% lower than the national average

7 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)