Dr. Joel Wirth, MD

Pulmonary DiseaseMaleAge 61

Pulmonary Disease

Dr. Joel Wirth, MD is a Pulmonologist in South Portland, ME and has over 36 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Wirth has extensive experience in Obstructive Lung Disease and Sleep Apnea. He graduated from GENEVA GENERAL HOSPITAL / MARION S WHELAN SCHOOL OF NURSING in 1986. He is affiliated with medical facilities Maine Medical Center and Southern Maine Health Care. His office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.

Dr. Joel Wirth, MD

Chest Medicine Associates

100 Foden Rd South Portland, ME 04106
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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(207) 828-1122
Telehealth services available

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Dr. Wirth is affiliated with Southern Maine Health Care Biddeford, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for pulmonary disease.

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 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™ See hospitals

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Wirth

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Wirth treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Wirth treats other conditions, please contact the office at (207) 828-1122.

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. Wirth is experienced in the area of Obstructive Lung Disease. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

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Dr. Wirth
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COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Asthma
Bronchiectasis
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Sleep Apnea

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 Apnea specialists.

Dr. Wirth is experienced in the area of Sleep Apnea. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

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Sleep Apnea
Sleep Study
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

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Dr. Wirth's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chickenpox
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallstones
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Liver Cancer
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Study
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

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Dr. Wirth accepts the following insurance:

Anthem
Access Blue New England, Blue New England-ME HMO
Balanced Blue Choice-ME PPO
Balanced Pathway-ME HMO
Blue Choice-ME PPO
BlueChoice-ME PPO
Bronze (HMO Maine) POS
Bronze (Pathway Enhanced)-ME HMO
Bronze (Pathway)-ME POS
Bronze Blue Choice Chamber w/HSA-ME PPO Plus
Bronze Blue Choice w/HSA-ME PPO Plus
Bronze Blue Choice-ME PPO
Bronze Maine HMO
Bronze Maine Plus w/HSA HMO
Bronze Pathway Plus w/HSA-ME HMO
Bronze Pathway-ME HMO
Bronze w/HSA (HMO Maine) POS
Bronze w/HSA (Pathway Enhanced)-ME HMO
Bronze w/HSA (Pathway)-ME POS
Bronze X (Off Exchange)-ME HMO
Bronze X (Off Exchange)-ME POS
Bronze X (Pathway X Enhanced Network)-ME HMO
Bronze X (Pathway X Network)-ME POS
Bronze X w/ HSA (Off Exchange)-ME POS
Bronze X w/HSA (Off Exchange)-ME HMO
Bronze X w/HSA (Pathway X Enhanced Network)-ME HMO
Bronze X w/HSA (Pathway X Network)-ME POS
Catastrophic (Pathway Enhanced)-ME HMO
Catastrophic (Pathway)-ME POS
Catastrophic X (Off Exchange)-ME HMO
Catastrophic X (Off Exchange)-ME POS
Catastrophic X (Pathway X Enhanced Network)-ME HMO
Catastrophic X (Pathway X Network)-ME POS
Choice-ME HMO
Gold (HMO Maine) POS
Gold (Pathway Enhanced Network)-ME HMO
Gold (Pathway Network)-ME POS
Gold Blue Choice Chamber-ME PPO Plus
Gold Blue Choice-ME PPO
Gold Maine HMO
Gold Pathway-ME HMO
Gold X (Off Exchange)-ME HMO
Gold X (Off Exchange)-ME POS
Gold X (Pathway X Enhanced Network)-ME HMO
Gold X (Pathway X Network)-ME POS
Lumenos Group Plans-ME
Maine HMO
MaineHealth Healthy HMO
MaineHealth Healthy Saver
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway Enhanced-ME
Pathway X Enhanced-ME
Pathway X Enhanced/Ind Guided Access ME
Pathway X-ME
Pathway-ME
Pathway-ME HMO
Platinum Blue Choice-ME PPO
Platinum Pathway-ME HMO
Silver (HMO Maine) POS
Silver (Pathway Enhanced Network)-ME HMO
Silver (Pathway Network)-ME POS
Silver Blue Choice Chamber-ME PPO Plus
Silver Blue Choice w/HSA-ME PPO Plus
Silver Blue Choice-ME PPO
Silver Maine HMO
Silver Maine Plus HMO
Silver Pathway Chamber Plus w/H.S.A-ME HMO
Silver Pathway Chamber Plus-ME HMO
Silver Pathway Plus w/HSA-ME HMO
Silver Pathway-ME HMO
Silver w/HSA (HMO Maine ) POS
Silver X (Off Exchange)-ME HMO
Silver X (Off Exchange)-ME POS
Silver X (Pathway X Enhanced Network)-ME HMO
Silver X (Pathway X Network)-ME POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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

Dr. Wirth's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Wirth

4.4

Based on 7 ratings

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1 Star
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I have been going to Dr. Wirth for 4 years he is the greatest. I dont think theres anybody any better. He is a great doctor
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Dale Kotthaus – Mar 09, 2022
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Dr.Wirth is the most caring Dr.He goes above and beyond to help you.He listens to his patients and has a great bedside manner.He has saved my life several times.He also takes whatever time you need to explain things.I have never felt rushed in any office visit.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Biography

Dr. Joel Wirth, MD is a Pulmonologist in South Portland, ME and has over 36 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Wirth has extensive experience...Read more

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

Graduate Hospital
Residency Hospital
1986
GENEVA GENERAL HOSPITAL / MARION S WHELAN SCHOOL OF NURSING
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Joel Wirth, MD offer telehealth services?

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

Is Dr. Joel Wirth, MD accepting new patients?

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Does Dr. Joel Wirth, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Joel Wirth, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Wirth frequently treats Obstructive Lung Disease and Sleep Apnea. See all practice areas where Dr. Wirth specializes.

Where is Dr. Joel Wirth, MD's office located?

Dr. Wirth's office is located at 100 Foden Rd, South Portland, ME 04106. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Chest Medicine Associates

Chest Medicine Associates100 Foden Rd South Portland, ME 04106
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Wirth is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Maine Medical Center

Portland, ME

78% Patients that would definitely recommend, 8% higher than the national average

9 Awards Received

Southern Maine Health Care

Biddeford, ME

63% Patients that would definitely recommend, 7% lower than the national average

5 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2022)