Dr. Leroy Essig, MD

Pulmonary DiseaseMaleAge 47

Dr. Essig
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

OhioHealth Pulmonary Physicians

111 S Grant Ave Fl 2 Columbus, OH 43215

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(614) 566-9143

Dr. Leroy Essig, MD is a Pulmonologist in Columbus, OH and has over 22 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Essig has more experience with Sleep-disordered Breathing, Obstructive Lung Disease, and Interstitial Lung Disease than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Ohio State University College Of Medicine And Public Health medical school in 1999. He is affiliated with medical facilities OhioHealth Grant Medical Center and Riverside Methodist Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Essig to book an appointment.


Hospital Highlight

Dr. Essig is affiliated with Riverside Methodist Hospital Columbus, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for pulmonary disease.

At a Glance

  • 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
  • Hospital Satisfaction
    Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Essig

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Essig treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Essig treats other conditions, please contact the office at (614) 566-9143.

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.

Dr. Essig typically treats 90% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

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Sleep Disorders
Sleep Apnea
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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. Essig typically treats 75% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Pulmonary Function Test
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Asthma
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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.

Dr. Essig typically treats 63% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Pulmonary Function Test
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Interstitial Lung Disease
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Check Dr. Essig's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Essig's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • 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
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • 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 Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Swine Flu
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

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Dr. Essig accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Balanced Blue Access-OH PPO
Blue Access-OH PPO
Blue Preferred Plus-OH POS
Blue Preferred-OH EPO
Blue Preferred-OH HMO
Blue Preferred-OH POS
Blue Traditional-OH
Bronze Blue Access-OH PPO
Bronze Blue Access-OH PPO Plus
Gold Blue Access-OH PPO
Lumenos Plans-OH
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Ohio Med Plan-OH
Platinum Blue Access-OH PPO
Silver Blue Access-OH PPO
Silver Blue Access-OH PPO Plus
The Christ Hospital Health Network (TCHHN)-OH
Trihealth HD80-OH
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
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
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO

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Biography

Dr. Leroy Essig, MD is a Pulmonologist in Columbus, OH and has over 22 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Essig has more experience with Sleep-disordered...Read more

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Education

Oh State University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1999
Ohio State University College Of Medicine And Public Health
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Leroy Essig, MD offer telehealth services?

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

Is Dr. Leroy Essig, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Leroy Essig, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Essig's profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. Leroy Essig, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Leroy Essig, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Essig frequently treats Sleep-disordered Breathing, Obstructive Lung Disease, and Interstitial Lung Disease. See all practice areas where Dr. Essig specializes.

Where is Dr. Leroy Essig, MD's office located?

Dr. Essig's office is located at 111 S Grant Ave Fl 2, Columbus, OH 43215. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

OhioHealth Pulmonary Physicians

OhioHealth Pulmonary Physicians111 S Grant Ave Fl 2 Columbus, OH 43215
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Affiliated Hospitals

Check the quality of care at hospitals where Dr. Essig treats patients.

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OhioHealth Grant Medical Center

Columbus, OH

68% Patient experience rating, 1% lower than the national average

  • Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2021)

Riverside Methodist Hospital

Columbus, OH

76% Patient experience rating, 7% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™ (2021)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)