Dr. Maximo Lama, MD

Pulmonary Disease •  Male • Age 40

  
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Dr. Maximo Lama, MD is a pulmonologist in Celebration, FL and has been practicing for 9 years. He specializes in pulmonary disease, critical care medicine, and more.


Locations

Florida Lung, Asthma & Sleep Specialists

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(407) 507-2615
Florida Lung, Asthma, and Sleep Specialists, PA400 Celebration Pl Ste A110 Celebration, FL 34747
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Poinciana4553 Pleasant Hill Rd Poinciana, FL 34759
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Florida Lung, Asthma & Sleep Specialists717 E Michigan St Orlando, FL 32806
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Celebration Office2940 Mallory Cir Ste 204 Celebration, FL 34747
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Dr. Lama's Reviews

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4.3

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I Doctor lama Has been my Doc since May 2014 He has been excelente
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yobana heaslip – Mar 10, 2020
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Una experiencia unica, excelente trato e interes por parte del Dr, y todo el personal, muy limpio el local, y lo recomiendo a otros pacientes, gracias por su excelente trato y deseo que los pacientes mejoren????
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Haines City, FL – Feb 16, 2017
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Dr. Lama takes his time with you to make sure that you understand whats going on with your healthcare. He is very concerned and answered all my questions.
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Dr. Lama accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
AvMed
Beech Street (Multiplan)
PPO Next PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Select
BlueDental Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Open Access Plus
Community Care Network
Coventry Health Care
Evolutions Healthcare Systems
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Florida Hospital Healthcare System
Fortified Provider Network
Golden Rule
Harrington Health
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Select HMO
Medicaid
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
PHCS
POMCO Group
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
Tricare
Standard
TriCare for Life
Tricare South
UnitedHealthCare
UMR
United Healthcare
WellCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
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.

Typically treats 82% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lama treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 91% of their peers

Dr. Lama treats this condition more than 91% of their peers

Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lama treats Asthma more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Lama treats this condition more than 90% of their peers

Pulmonary Function Test
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lama performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 76% of their peers

Dr. Lama performs this procedure more than 76% 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.

Typically treats 90% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Sleep Apnea
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lama treats Sleep Apnea more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Lama treats this condition more than 90% of their peers

Sleep Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lama treats Sleep Disorders more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Lama treats this condition more than 90% of their peers

Pulmonary Vascular Conditions

Pulmonary vascular specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the flow of blood between the heart and lungs, including pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary embolism.

Typically treats 59% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Pulmonary Embolism
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lama treats Pulmonary Embolism more than 59% of their peers

Dr. Lama treats this condition more than 59% 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.

Typically treats 67% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 10 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Shortness of Breath
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lama treats Shortness of Breath more than 96% of their peers

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

Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lama treats Asthma more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Lama treats this condition more than 90% of their peers

Pneumonia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lama treats Pneumonia more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Lama treats this condition more than 90% of their peers

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Dr. Lama's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Shortness of Breath
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lama treats Shortness of Breath more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Lama treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Cough
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lama treats Cough more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Lama treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lama treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Lama treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Lama's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Asthma in Adults
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Breath Testing
  • Breathing Disorders
  • Bronchial Thermoplasty
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Bronchitis
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Fungal Infections
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Labored Breathing
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT)
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Sarcoidosis
  • Respiratory Diseases
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep Study
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Spirometry
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

About Me

Care Philosophy

Although we are specialists in Pulmonary and Sleep Disorders, our focus is always on the patient and not the lung diagnosis. On this note, with your permission, we will coordinate your care with your referring physician, PCP and all other doctors that you might be seeing. Thus ensuring whole person care at all times.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

2011
Newark
Fellowship Hospital
2008
Newark Beth Israel Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
2006
Newark Beth Israel Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
2003
Technology Institute of Santo Domingo (Intec) / School of Medicine
Medical School
1998
Technology Institute of Santo Domingo (Intec) / School of Medicine
Undergraduate School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Affiliated Hospitals

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Poinciana Medical Center

Kissimmee, FL

66% Patient experience rating, 3% lower than the national average

Adventhealth Orlando

Orlando, FL

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2020)