Dr. Joanna StaCruz, MD

Dr. Joanna StaCruz, MD

Pulmonary Disease •  Female • Age 38

Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Dr. Joanna StaCruz, MD is a Pulmonologist in Philadelphia, PA and has over 14 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. StaCruz has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease and Sleep-disordered Breathing than other specialists in her area. She graduated from University of Santo Tomas - Philippines medical school in 2006. She is affiliated with medical facilities such as Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia and Crozer - Chester Medical Center. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. StaCruz to book an appointment.


Einstein Pulmonary Associates

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(215) 395-2472
Klein Building5401 Old York Rd Ste 300 Philadelphia, PA 19141

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Frequently Treated by Dr. StaCruz

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. StaCruz treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. StaCruz treats other conditions, please contact the office at (215) 456-6950.

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. StaCruz typically treats 85% more often than similar doctors

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COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Pulmonary Function Test
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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. StaCruz typically treats 89% more often than similar doctors

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Sleep Disorders
Sleep Apnea
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Dr. StaCruz's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bird Flu
  • Bronchiectasis
  • 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
  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • 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
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing

About Me


Dr. Sta. Cruz (Sta. is short for "Santa") is a proud graduate of the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. She was Magna Cum Laude...Read more


  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease


University of Santo Tomas - Philippines
Medical School


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Affiliated Hospitals

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Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

63% Patient experience rating, 6% lower than the national average

Crozer - Chester Medical Center

Chester, PA

60% Patient experience rating, 9% lower than the national average

Salem Medical Center

Salem, NJ

51% Patient experience rating, 18% lower than the national average