Dr. Lawrence Bistrong, MD

Dr. Lawrence Bistrong, MD

Pulmonology | Male | 42 years old

PMA-Pulmonary Medicine, Infectious Disease and Critical Care Consultants
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Dr. Bistrong specializes in Pulmonology and practices in Carmichael, CA. He practices at 1 location.

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12 Insurance Carriers Accepted*

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Hill Physicians Medical Group
  • Humana
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Western Health Advantage

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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Telemedicine

Board Certifications

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  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonology

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • 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)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Incompetence
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Breath Testing
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Percutaneous Tracheostomy
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Management
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thoracentesis

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    St George's University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2001

  • Internship Hospital
    McP/Hahnemann University

    Completed in 2002

  • Residency Hospital
    Drexel University College Of Medicine

    Completed in 2004

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Harbor-Ucla Medical Center

    Completed in 2008

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pulmonology
  • Board certified in Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease and Pulmonology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Bistrong's Office & Staff

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Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Experience with Dr. Bistrong

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients