Dr. Harold Sokol, MD

Pulmonary Disease •  Male • Age 64
  
Dr. Sokol
Telehealth services available

Pulmonary & Critical Care Srvcs

5 Palisades Dr Ste 100 Albany, NY 12205

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(518) 438-4496

Dr. Harold Sokol, MD is a Pulmonologist in Albany, NY and has over 41 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Sokol has more experience with Pulmonary Vascular Conditions, Sleep-disordered Breathing, and Obstructive Lung Disease than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Albany Medical College medical school in 1979. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Albany Memorial Hospital and Saint Peter's Hospital. He has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Sokol to book an appointment.


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  • Offers Telehealth
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(518) 438-4496

Dr. Sokol accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Blue Access (Select Network)-NY
Blue Priority (Select Network)-NY
Empire (Select Network)-NY POS
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
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO

Background Check

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Practice Areas

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.

Typically treats 79% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Pulmonary Embolism
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sokol treats Pulmonary Embolism more than 79% of their peers

Dr. Sokol treats this condition more than 79% 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 99% more than similar doctors

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TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sokol treats Sleep Disorders more than 99% of their peers

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

Sleep Apnea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sokol treats Sleep Apnea more than 99% of their peers

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

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 similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

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

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sokol treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 96% of their peers

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

Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sokol treats Asthma more than 94% of their peers

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

Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sokol performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Sokol performs this procedure more than 90% 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 70% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 8 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Low Blood Oxygen Level
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sokol treats Low Blood Oxygen Level more than 98% of their peers

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

Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sokol treats Asthma more than 94% of their peers

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

Pneumonia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sokol treats Pneumonia more than 94% of their peers

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

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Dr. Sokol's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • 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 Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing

Dr. Sokol's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sokol

2.8

Based on 19 ratings

5 Stars
36.8421052631579%
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4 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
(1)
3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
47.36842105263158%
(9)
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Excellent office visit experience. Dr. Sokol took the time to carefully review the patient chart and previous tests. He spent a good deal of time talking with us and doing a physical exam, and offered a diagnosis which turned out to be correct without duplicating previous exams and tests.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Harold Sokol, MD is a Pulmonologist in Albany, NY and has over 41 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Sokol has more experience with Pulmonary Vascular Conditions, Sleep-disordered Breathing, and Obstructive Lung Disease than other spe...Read more

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

1984
Albany Med Coll
Fellowship Hospital
1982
Mt Sinai Svc City Hosp
Residency Hospital
1980
Metropolitan Hospital Center
Internship Hospital
1979
Albany Medical College
Medical School
SUNY at Stony Brook
Undergraduate School

Awards

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Locations

Pulmonary & Critical Care Srvcs

Executive Woods Sleep Disorder Ctr LLC5 Palisades Dr Ste 100 Albany, NY 12205
1

Practice

Pulmonary and Critical Care Services2 New Hampshire Ave Troy, NY 12180
2

Affiliated Hospitals

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Albany Memorial Hospital

Albany, NY

65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average

Saint Peter's Hospital

Albany, NY

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

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

Samaritan Hospital - St. Mary's Campus

Troy, NY