Dr. Gary Esper, DO

Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases •  Male • Age 70
  
Dr. Esper
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Gary F Esper DO

4002 Schaper Ave Ste B Erie, PA 16508

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(814) 464-9145

Dr. Gary Esper, DO is a cardiovascular & pulmonary disease specialist in Erie, PA and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from At Still University Health Sciences/Kirksville College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1977 and specializes in cardiovascular & pulmonary diseases and pulmonary disease.


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Dr. Esper accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Select
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Humana
Choice Care PPO
UPMC
UPMC PPO

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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 94% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Esper treats Asthma more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Esper treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Esper treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 99% of their peers

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

Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Esper performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 92% of their peers

Dr. Esper performs this procedure more than 92% 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 94% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Esper treats Sleep Disorders more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Esper treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

Sleep Apnea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Esper treats Sleep Apnea more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Esper treats this condition more than 94% 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 61% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Esper treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 99% of their peers

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

Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Esper performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 92% of their peers

Dr. Esper performs this procedure more than 92% of their peers

Emphysema
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Esper treats Emphysema more than 87% of their peers

Dr. Esper treats this condition more than 87% of their peers

Respiratory-tract Conditions

Immunologists diagnose and treat conditions such as pneumonia, bronchitis, and COPD that affect the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, bronchi and lungs.

Typically treats 63% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 7 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Esper treats Asthma more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Esper treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Low Blood Oxygen Level
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Esper treats Low Blood Oxygen Level more than 99% of their peers

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

Acute Bronchitis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Esper treats Acute Bronchitis more than 78% of their peers

Dr. Esper treats this condition more than 78% of their peers

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Dr. Esper's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Esper treats Asthma more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Esper treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Pulmonary Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Esper treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 99% of his peers

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

Dr. Esper's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Common Cold
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

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Dr. Esper's Reviews

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4.4

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Biography

Dr. Gary Esper, DO is a cardiovascular & pulmonary disease specialist in Erie, PA and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from At Still University Health Sciences/Kirksville College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1977 and specializes in cardiovascular & pulmonary diseases and pulmonary disease.

Specialties

  • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

1977
At Still University Health Sciences/Kirksville College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School

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Gary F Esper DO

Gary F Esper DO4002 Schaper Ave Ste B Erie, PA 16508
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