Dr. Laurence Athos, MD

Dr. Laurence Athos, MD

Pulmonology  |  
Male  |  
Age 68
(4)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Laurence Athos, MD is a pulmonology doctor who practices in Castro Valley, CA. He is 68 years old and has been practicing for 34 years.

19830 Lake Chabot Rd Ste D

Castro Valley, CA 94546

Contact Information

(510) 889-1677

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Emphysema
high
more than 89% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
high
more than 79% of peers
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
normal
more than 71% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
2

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
49

Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Fungal Infections
  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • 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 Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viral Infection

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Procedures

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Management
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Univ Of Ca
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • U Calif Davis-Martinez Va H
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • U Calif Davis-Martinez Va H
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Los Angeles County-U S C Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Athos has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Athos does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Athos and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Athos' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Athos to family and friends
4.5
based on 4 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Athos' Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Athos accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Athos has admitting privileges

Eden Medical Center
20103 Lake Chabot Rd
Castro Valley, CA 94546
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