Dr. Merrill Nisam, MD

Dr. Merrill Nisam, MD

Pulmonary Disease  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
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Dr. Merrill Nisam, MD is a pulmonologist in Greenbrae, CA and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from University Of California, Davis, School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in pulmonary disease.Read his story

100A Drakes Landing Rd Ste 225

Greenbrae, CA 94904

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • Western Health Advantage

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Nisam's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Pulmonary Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nisam treats Pulmonary Disease more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Nisam treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nisam treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Nisam treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nisam treats Asthma more than 96% of his peers

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

Dr. Nisam's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Pharyngitis
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Common Cold
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Fungal Infections
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • 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 Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing
  • Whooping Cough

About Me

 I like to engage the client, and any other reasonable sources. I make it a practice to show the person images of the chest, chest x-rays, lab results, etc. I carefully explain pros/cons, procedures, medications, management.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

Cpmc
Fellowship Hospital
Pacific Presby Med Center
Residency Hospital
University Ca Davis Med Center
Residency Hospital
1980
University Of California, Davis, School Of Medicine
Medical School
1980

Languages

  • French
  • English

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Dr. Nisam's Reviews

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3.0

Based on 8 reviews

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1 Star
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This doctor was lacking tact and manner. His advice was harsh and negative. I would not recommend him.
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
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MultiPlan
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