Dr. Leonard Adelson, MD

Dr. Leonard Adelson, MD

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Pulmonology  |  
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67 y/o
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Dr. Leonard Adelson, MD is a pulmonology doctor who practices in Sherman Oaks, CA. He is 67 years old and has been practicing for 35 years.

Mid Valley Pulmonary Medical Group

4955 Van Nuys Blvd Ste 502

Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Respiratory Management
very high
more than 99% of peers
Respiratory Failure
very high
more than 97% of peers
Pneumonia
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
  • Critical Care Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Cough
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Fungal Infections
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Valley Fever
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing

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Procedures

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Management
  • 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

  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Lac Usc Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Lac Usc Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Adelson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Providence Tarzana Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
America's 100 Best Hospitals Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Adelson is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Adelson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Adelson to family and friends
2.1
based on 7 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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

Dr. Adelson's Performance

Trustworthiness
FAIR
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
FAIR
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Los Angeles, CA |
Incredibly rude receptionists who make in nearly impossible to make an appointment--even in urgent situations. I would definitely recommend going through another office.
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North Hollywood, CA |
Other review may be on wrong doctor. I don't think he works at Barlow. He is a pulmonologist. Not who treated his wife. Not in San Fernando Valley. Dr. Adelson has been my doctor for 30 years. He is caring, competent and accessible. I give him 5 stars.
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in Chatsworth, CA |
One of the worst doctors I've ever encountered. If I could give ZERO stars, I would. No decent bedside manner, no compassion for his patients, and no enthusiasm for his practice whatsoever. I cannot vouch for any office visits. He was foisted on my wife at Barlow Hospital when she was...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Adelson accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Adelson has admitting privileges

Providence Tarzana Medical Center
18321 Clark St
Tarzana, CA 91356
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West Hills Hospital & Medical Center
7300 Medical Center Dr
West Hills, CA 91307
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