Dr. Irtza Sharif, MD

Pulmonary Disease •  Male • Age 41

  
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Dr. Irtza Sharif, MD is a pulmonologist in Celebration, FL and has been practicing for 11 years. He specializes in pulmonary disease, critical care medicine, and more.


Locations

Florida Lung, Asthma & Sleep Specialists

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(407) 507-2615
Florida Lung, Asthma, and Sleep Specialists, PA400 Celebration Pl Ste A110 Celebration, FL 34747
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Celebration Office2940 Mallory Cir Ste 204 Celebration, FL 34747
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Florida Lung, Asthma & Sleep Specialists4553 Pleasant Hill Rd Kissimmee, FL 34759
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Dr. Sharif's Reviews

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Dr. Sharif listened very well, and had a caring attitude.
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Dr. Sharif accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
AvMed
Beech Street (Multiplan)
PPO Next PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Select
BlueDental Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Open Access Plus
Community Care Network
Coventry Health Care
Evolutions Healthcare Systems
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Florida Hospital Healthcare System
Fortified Provider Network
Golden Rule
Harrington Health
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Select HMO
Medicaid
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
PHCS
POMCO Group
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
Tricare
Standard
TriCare for Life
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UnitedHealthCare
UMR
United Healthcare
WellCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
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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 89% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sharif treats Asthma more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Sharif treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sharif treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Sharif treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

Emphysema
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sharif treats Emphysema more than 85% of their peers

Dr. Sharif treats this condition more than 85% 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 82% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Sleep Apnea
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sharif treats Sleep Apnea more than 82% of their peers

Dr. Sharif treats this condition more than 82% of their peers

Sleep Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sharif treats Sleep Disorders more than 82% of their peers

Dr. Sharif treats this condition more than 82% 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 72% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

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

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sharif treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Sharif treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

Emphysema
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sharif treats Emphysema more than 85% of their peers

Dr. Sharif treats this condition more than 85% of their peers

Pulmonary Function Test
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sharif performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 84% of their peers

Dr. Sharif performs this procedure more than 84% 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 67% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 10 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sharif treats Asthma more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Sharif treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Partial Lung Collapse
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sharif treats Partial Lung Collapse more than 96% of their peers

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

Shortness of Breath
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sharif treats Shortness of Breath more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Sharif treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

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Dr. Sharif's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sharif treats Asthma more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Sharif treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Thoracentesis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sharif performs Thoracentesis more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Sharif performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Pulmonary Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sharif treats Pulmonary Disease more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Sharif treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Sharif's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Asthma in Adults
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Breath Testing
  • Breathing Disorders
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Bronchitis
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Fungal Infections
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Labored Breathing
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT)
  • 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 Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Sarcoidosis
  • Respiratory Diseases
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep Study
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Spirometry
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing

About Me

Care Philosophy

Although we are specialists in Pulmonary and Sleep Disorders, our focus is always on the patient and not the lung diagnosis. On this note, with your permission, we will coordinate your care with your referring physician, PCP and all other doctors that you might be seeing. Thus ensuring whole person care at all times.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

2009
Newark Beth Israel Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
2009
Newark Beth Israel Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
2006
St. George's University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1997
University Of California At San Diego
Undergraduate School

Languages

  • Urdu
  • Hindi
  • English

Awards

Affiliated Hospitals

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Poinciana Medical Center

Kissimmee, FL

66% Patient experience rating, 3% lower than the national average

Adventhealth Orlando

Orlando, FL

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

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

Lake Wales Medical Center

Lake Wales, FL

55% Patient experience rating, 14% lower than the national average