Dr. John Ashkar, MD

Pulmonary Disease •  Male • Age 47
  
Dr. Ashkar
Telehealth services available

Joseph Feliccia, M.d. PC

355 Ovington Ave Ste 202 Brooklyn, NY 11209

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Dr. John Ashkar, MD is a Pulmonologist in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Ashkar has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease, Sleep-disordered Breathing, and Respiratory-tract Conditions than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with NYU Langone Health Tisch Hospital. He has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Ashkar to book an appointment.


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      Spent over 30 minutes with me even though I was his last appointment. First time in my life I felt like a doctor wasn't rushing me out the door. He is a good doctor.
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      • Appointment scheduling
      • Office environment
      • Staff friendliness
      • Wait times
      • Appointment wasn't rushed
      • Listened & answered questions
      • Explained conditions well
      • Trusted the provider's decisions
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      Biography

      Dr. John Ashkar, MD is a Pulmonologist in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Ashkar has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease, Sleep-disordered Breathing, and Respiratory-tract Conditions than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with NYU Langone Health Tisch Hospital. He has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Ashkar to book an appointment.

      Specialties

      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Sleep Medicine

      Board Certifications

      • Internal Medicine
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Sleep Medicine

      Languages

      • Arabic
      • English

      Awards

      Frequently Asked Questions

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      (718) 621-7100

      Dr. Ashkar accepts the following insurance:

      Aetna
      Aetna HMO
      Choice Plus POS II
      Amerihealth
      Personal Choice PPO
      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
      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
      Cigna
      Cigna HMO
      Cigna PPO
      Open Access Plus
      EmblemHealth
      Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
      Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
      Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
      First Health (Coventry Health Care)
      First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
      HealthFirst
      ABCD HMO
      Humana
      Choice Care PPO

      Background Check

      No malpractice claims found for New York
      No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
      No board actions found for the years we collect data
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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.Compare with other Obstructive Lung Disease specialists.

      Typically treats 95% more than similar doctors

      Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

      TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
      Asthma
      very high
      very high

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Ashkar treats Asthma more than 98% of their peers

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

      COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
      very high
      very high

      Treatment Frequency

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

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

      Pulmonary Function Test
      very high
      very high

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Ashkar performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 92% of their peers

      Dr. Ashkar performs this procedure more than 92% 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 97% more than similar doctors

      Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

      TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
      Sleep Disorders
      very high
      very high

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Ashkar treats Sleep Disorders more than 97% of their peers

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

      Sleep Apnea
      very high
      very high

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Ashkar treats Sleep Apnea more than 97% of their peers

      Dr. Ashkar treats this condition more than 97% 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 78% more than similar doctors

      Based on claims data for 10 conditions and procedures

      TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
      Shortness of Breath
      very high
      very high

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Ashkar treats Shortness of Breath more than 99% of their peers

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

      Asthma
      very high
      very high

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Ashkar treats Asthma more than 98% of their peers

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

      Pneumonia
      very high
      very high

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Ashkar treats Pneumonia more than 92% of their peers

      Dr. Ashkar treats this condition more than 92% 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.Compare with other Interstitial Lung Disease specialists.

      Typically treats 66% 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. Ashkar treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 96% of their peers

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

      Pulmonary Function Test
      very high
      very high

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Ashkar performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 92% of their peers

      Dr. Ashkar performs this procedure more than 92% of their peers

      Bronchitis
      very high
      very high

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Ashkar treats Bronchitis more than 92% of their peers

      Dr. Ashkar treats this condition more than 92% of their peers

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      Dr. Ashkar's conditions and procedures:

      • Abscess
      • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
      • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
      • Acidosis
      • Acute Bronchitis
      • Acute Pharyngitis
      • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
      • Alkalosis
      • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
      • Asbestosis
      • Asthma
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Bird Flu
      • Bronchiectasis
      • Bronchitis
      • Bronchoscopy
      • Bronchospasm
      • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
      • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
      • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
      • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
      • Cough
      • Emphysema
      • Empyema
      • Fungal Infections
      • Histoplasmosis
      • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
      • Influenza (Flu)
      • Interstitial Lung Disease
      • Low Blood Oxygen Level
      • 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
      • Puncture Aspiration
      • Respiratory Failure
      • Respiratory Management
      • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
      • Sarcoidosis
      • Shortness of Breath
      • Sinusitis
      • Sleep Apnea
      • Sleep Disorders
      • Smoking Cessation Counseling
      • Swine Flu
      • Systemic Sclerosis
      • Thoracentesis
      • Thrombosis
      • Tuberculosis
      • Vascular Disease
      • Viral Infection
      • Wheezing

      Locations

      Joseph Feliccia, M.d. PC

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