Dr. Ghazwan Acash, MD

Pulmonary Disease •  Male • Age 52
  
Dr. Acash
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

41 Mall Rd Burlington, MA 01805

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(781) 744-8480

Dr. Ghazwan Acash, MD is a Pulmonologist in Burlington, MA and has over 29 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Acash has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease, Sleep-disordered Breathing, and Respiratory-tract Conditions than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University Of Damascus, Faculty Of Medicine medical school in 1991. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Beverly Hospital and Lahey Hospital and Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Acash to book an appointment.


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Dr. Acash accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

Background Check

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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.Compare with other Obstructive Lung Disease specialists.

Typically treats 93% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Acash treats Asthma more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Acash treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Emphysema
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Acash treats Emphysema more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Acash treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Acash treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Acash treats this condition more than 94% 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.Compare with other Sleep-disordered Breathing specialists.

Typically treats 87% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Sleep Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Acash treats Sleep Disorders more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Acash treats this condition more than 88% of their peers

Sleep Apnea
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Acash treats Sleep Apnea more than 87% of their peers

Dr. Acash 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.Compare with other Respiratory-tract Conditions specialists.

Typically treats 68% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 9 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Acash treats Asthma more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Acash treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Shortness of Breath
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Acash treats Shortness of Breath more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Acash treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Lung Nodule
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Acash treats Lung Nodule more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Acash treats this condition more than 89% 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.Compare with other Interstitial Lung Disease specialists.

Typically treats 48% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Emphysema
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Acash treats Emphysema more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Acash treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Acash treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 94% of their peers

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

Pulmonary Function Test
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Acash performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 86% of their peers

Dr. Acash performs this procedure more than 86% of their peers

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Dr. Acash's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Fungal Infections
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • 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 Biopsy
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • 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
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

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About Me

Care Philosophy

We are here to take care of what matters most, you. Lahey Health offers access to board-certified specialists in nearly every medical specialty and more than 75 primary care practices in over 30 communities providing you with the full continuum of care, all close to home.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

Lahey Clinic
Residency Hospital
St Joseph's Hospital
Residency Hospital
1991
University Of Damascus, Faculty Of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

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Locations

Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

Lahey Hospital and Medical Center41 Mall Rd Burlington, MA 01805
1

Beverly Hospital

Beverly Hospital85 Herrick St Beverly, MA 01915
2

Winchester Hospital

Winchester Hospital41 Highland Ave Winchester, MA 01890
3

Affiliated Hospitals

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Beverly Hospital

Beverly, MA

70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average

  • Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

Burlington, MA

76% Patient experience rating, 7% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)

Tufts Medical Center

Boston, MA

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)
  • Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2019)