Dr. Michael Teiger, MD

Pulmonary Disease •  Male • Age 68
  
Dr. Teiger

Pulmonary/Internal Medcn Association

162 MOUNTAIN RD Suffield, CT 06078

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(860) 278-3812

Dr. Michael Teiger, MD is a pulmonologist in Suffield, CT and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in pulmonary disease, occupational medicine, and more.


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Dr. Teiger accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
American Republic
Anthem
Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Connecticare
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
WellCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Connecticut
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 86% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Teiger treats Asthma more than 91% of their peers

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

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Teiger treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Teiger treats this condition more than 88% of their peers

Pulmonary Function Test
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Teiger performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 86% of their peers

Dr. Teiger performs this procedure more than 86% 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 82% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Sleep Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Teiger treats Sleep Disorders more than 83% of their peers

Dr. Teiger treats this condition more than 83% of their peers

Sleep Apnea
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Teiger treats Sleep Apnea more than 82% of their peers

Dr. Teiger treats this condition more than 82% of their peers

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Dr. Teiger's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Teiger treats Asthma more than 91% of his peers

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

Pulmonary Disease
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Teiger treats Pulmonary Disease more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Teiger treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Teiger treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Teiger treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Teiger's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • 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 Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viral Infection
  • Wheezing

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Dr. Teiger's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Teiger

3.5

Based on 15 reviews

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1 Star
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Dr. Teiger & Amy are a great team. Very caring
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Did not like him at all. Gave me the creeps. Would never go back to him or recommend him to anyone.
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He was the best doctor I ever had, I regret moving to Myrtle Beach because no doctor down here can compare with him.When I had problems with my breathing he took me right away and his nurse Amy was great too.i miss him. Arlene Overstrom
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Michael Teiger, MD is a pulmonologist in Suffield, CT and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in pulmonary disease, occupational medicine, and more.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Aerospace Medicine
  • Integrative Medicine
  • Occupational Medicine

Education

1983
University Conn
Fellowship Hospital
1981
St Francis Hospital
Residency Hospital
1979
St Francis Hosp
Internship Hospital
1978
University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine
Medical School
1973
Case West Res
Undergraduate School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Locations

Pulmonary/Internal Medcn Association

Pulmonary/Internal Medcn Association162 MOUNTAIN RD Suffield, CT 06078
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Main Office345 N Main St Ste 101 West Hartford, CT 06117
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St. Francis Hospital & Medical Center

Hartford, CT

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

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