Dr. Gary Esper, DO

Pulmonary DiseaseMaleAge 71

Dr. Esper
Accepting new patients

Osteopathic Cardiology Assoc LLC

4002 Schaper Ave Erie, PA 16508

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(814) 464-9145

Dr. Gary Esper, DO is a Pulmonologist in Erie, PA and has over 44 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Esper has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease and Sleep Apnea than other specialists in his area. He graduated from At Still University Health Sciences/Kirksville College Of Osteopathic Medicine medical school in 1977. He is affiliated with medical facilities Millcreek Community Hospital and Saint Vincent Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Esper to book an appointment.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Esper

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Esper treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Esper treats other conditions, please contact the office at (814) 464-9145.

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. Esper 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)
Asthma
Emphysema
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Frequency
High
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Very High
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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. Esper is experienced in the area of Sleep Apnea. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Sleep Apnea
Sleep Study
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Dr. Esper's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Nodule
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Study
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Wheezing

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Dr. Esper accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Select
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
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

Dr. Esper's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Esper

4.4

Based on 7 ratings

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  • Explained conditions well (6)
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Gary Esper, DO is a Pulmonologist in Erie, PA and has over 44 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Esper has more experience with Obstructive...Read more

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

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

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dr. Gary Esper, DO accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Gary Esper, DO's top areas of care?

Dr. Esper frequently treats Obstructive Lung Disease and Sleep Apnea. See all practice areas where Dr. Esper specializes.

Where is Dr. Gary Esper, DO's office located?

Dr. Esper's office is located at 4002 Schaper Ave, Erie, PA 16508. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Practice

Osteopathic Cardiology Assoc LLC4002 Schaper Ave Erie, PA 16508
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Affiliated Hospitals

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

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Millcreek Community Hospital

Erie, PA

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

Saint Vincent Hospital

Erie, PA

72% Patient Experience Rating, 3% higher than the national average