Dr. Guillermo Huerta, MD

Pulmonary DiseaseMaleAge 64

Dr. Huerta
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Pulmonary Medicine Specialists, P.C.

1120 N 103rd Plz Ste 102 Omaha, NE 68114

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(402) 354-0120

Dr. Guillermo Huerta, MD is a Pulmonologist in Omaha, NE. Dr. Huerta has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease, Sleep-disordered Breathing, and Interstitial Lung Disease than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center - Bergan Mercy and Chi Health Immanuel. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Huerta to book an appointment.


Hospital Highlight

Dr. Huerta is affiliated with Nebraska Spine Hospital Omaha, a highly rated hospital.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth
    This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital
    America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ See hospitals

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Huerta

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Huerta treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Huerta treats other conditions, please contact the office at (402) 354-0120.

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. Huerta treats at a

very high

frequency compared to similar providers

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

Treatments
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Pulmonary Function Test
Emphysema
Bronchiectasis
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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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.

Dr. Huerta treats at a

very high

frequency compared to similar providers

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

Treatments
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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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.

Dr. Huerta treats at a

high

frequency compared to similar providers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

Treatments
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Pulmonary Function Test
Emphysema
Bronchiectasis
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
Dr. Huerta
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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.

Dr. Huerta treats at a

high

frequency compared to similar providers

Based on claims data for 10 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Shortness of Breath
Respiratory Failure
Sinusitis
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Dr. Huerta's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Common Cold
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Fungal Infections
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • 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 Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Valley Fever
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing

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(402) 354-0120

Dr. Huerta accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
American Enterprise Group
American Republic
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Blue Cross Accord
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
CareSource
Medicaid
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health Care of Iowa
Coventry Health Care of Iowa PPO
Coventry Health Care of Nebraska
Coventry Health Care of Nebraska PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
Medico
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Mutual of Omaha
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Principal Life
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
Thrivent Financial
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Medicaid
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Universal American
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid

Dr. Huerta's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Huerta

4.8

Based on 6 ratings

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    Long wait but that because he spends quality time with his patients and he actually cares about them and always walks them out to the waiting room. Explains everything in detail. A very good doctor I would recommend him to anyone!
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    About Me

    Biography

    Dr. Guillermo Huerta, MD is a Pulmonologist in Omaha, NE. Dr. Huerta has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease, Sleep-disordered Breathing, and...Read more

    Specialties

    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Critical Care Medicine
    • Internal Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Critical Care Medicine
    • Pulmonary Disease

    Education

    American University of The Caribbean / School of Medicine
    Medical School
    Fifth Pathway / A Foreign Medical School
    Medical School

    Languages

    • English
    • Spanish

    Awards

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Does Dr. Guillermo Huerta, MD offer telehealth services?

    Dr. Huerta has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

    Is Dr. Guillermo Huerta, MD accepting new patients?

    Dr. Guillermo Huerta, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Huerta's profile to make an appointment.

    Does Dr. Guillermo Huerta, MD accept my insurance?

    Use the Healthgrades insurance check to verify if Dr. Huerta accepts your insurance.

    What are Dr. Guillermo Huerta, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Huerta frequently treats Obstructive Lung Disease, Sleep-disordered Breathing, and Interstitial Lung Disease. See all practice areas where Dr. Huerta specializes.

    Where is Dr. Guillermo Huerta, MD's office located?

    Dr. Huerta's office is located at 1120 N 103rd Plz Ste 102, Omaha, NE 68114. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

    What languages does Dr. Guillermo Huerta, MD speak?

    Dr. Huerta speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

    How can I make an appointment with Dr. Guillermo Huerta, MD?

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    Locations

    Pulmonary Medicine Specialists, P.C.

    Pulmonary Medicine Specialists, P.C.1120 N 103rd Plz Ste 102 Omaha, NE 68114
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    Affiliated Hospitals

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    CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center - Bergan Mercy

    Omaha, NE

    64% Patient experience rating, 5% lower than the national average

    • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)

    Chi Health Immanuel

    Omaha, NE

    68% Patient experience rating, 1% lower than the national average

    Chi Health Lakeside

    Omaha, NE

    73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

    • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)

    Chi Health Mercy Council Bluffs

    Council Bluffs, IA

    73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

    Chi Health Midlands

    Papillion, NE

    78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

    • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)

    Methodist Hospital

    Omaha, NE

    82% Patient experience rating, 13% higher than the national average

    • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

    Methodist Jennie Edmundson

    Council Bluffs, IA

    75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

    • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018)
    • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

    Nebraska Spine Hospital

    Omaha, NE

    87% Patient experience rating, 18% higher than the national average

    • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)