Dr. Mircea Badara, MD

PulmonologyMaleAge 51

Dr. Badara
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Starling Physicians Pulmonary & Critical Care

300 Kensington Ave New Britain, CT 6051

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(860) 224-6266

Dr. Mircea Badara, MD is a Pulmonology Specialist in New Britain, CT. Dr. Badara has more experience with Sleep Apnea and Obstructive Lung Disease than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities Midstate Medical Center and The Hospital of Central Connecticut - New Britain General Campus. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Badara to book an appointment.

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Dr. Badara is affiliated with Midstate Medical Center Meriden, a highly rated hospital.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth
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  • Practices at Top Hospital
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No malpractice claims found for Connecticut
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Badara

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Badara treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Badara treats other conditions, please contact the office at (860) 224-6266.

Sleep Apnea

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 Apnea specialists.

Dr. Badara is experienced in the area of Sleep Apnea. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Dr. Badara
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Sleep Apnea
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
Sleep Study
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

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. Badara is experienced in the area of Obstructive Lung Disease. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Badara
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COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Bronchoprovocation Test
Pulmonary Function Test
Asthma
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Check Dr. Badara's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Badara's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Breast Cancer
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoprovocation Test
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Emphysema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Home Sleep Study
  • Ileus
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Diffusion Capacity Test
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • PET-CT Scan
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Biliary Cholangitis
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Respirator Fit Evaluations
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Septic Embolism
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Study
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tuberculosis Screening
  • Ultrasound, Endobronchial
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Wheezing

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Bronze Pathway X w/HSA-CT HMO
Bronze Pathway X w/HSA-CT PPO
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Bronze Standard Pathway X for HSA-CT PPO
Bronze Standard Pathway X-CT PPO
Catastrophic Pathway X Enhanced-CT HMO
Century Preferred (Tiered)-CT
Century Preferred Select (Tiered - Charter)-CT
Century Preferred Select (Tiered - Elm)-CT
Century Preferred Tiered (Select Network)-CT
Century Preferred-CT
Choice BlueCare-CT HMO
Choice Century Preferred Basic-CT PPO
City of New Haven - BlueCard-CT
City of New Haven - Century Preferred-CT
CT Children's Medical Center - Tiered-CT PPO
Day Kimball Tiered-CT PPO
Gold Pathway X Enhanced Tiered-CT HMO
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Gold Pathway X-CT PPO
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National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
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Pathway CT (Small Grp)-CT HMO
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Pathway X (Small Grp)-CT HMO
Pathway X (Small Grp)-CT PPO
Pathway X Enhanced (Ind -)-CT HMO
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Platinum Pathway X-CT PPO
Silver Pathway X Tiered-CT PPO
Silver Pathway X w/HSA-CT HMO
Silver Pathway X w/HSA-CT PPO
Silver Pathway X-CT PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
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MultiPlan
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Dr. Badara's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Badara

4.7

Based on 44 ratings

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Badara was very personable and professional. He makes it easy to understand what action needs to be taken. Dr. Badara never rushes through your appointment. He makes sure you are comfortable and understand everything completely. I highly recommend him.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Henry Quenneville – Aug 27, 2021
Was scheduled w/a dr who does not deal w/my issue. Been going to this place unfortunately for years. All have been unfortunate experiences
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
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No results
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Alexandria Greenbaum – Aug 14, 2021
This was my first appointment with Dr. Badara and I was so glad to meet him. He was personable thorough and gave me good information about my upcoming surgery at this pre-op visit. I was impressed with the information he gave me about follow ups if needed.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Gail Prettyman – Aug 05, 2021
My visit was pleasant as always. Staff and Dr. Badara are great!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Peggy – Jul 31, 2021
Dr. Badara is excellent to work with and have as a doctor. He explains issues well and makes one feel comfortable with the information he relates to you. His demeanor is just great.
What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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x – Jul 27, 2021
He answers all questions well; probes further by asking you questions; volunteers useful information.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jul 10, 2021
Excellent....no long waiting to see him....very professional
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jul 07, 2021
Excellent visit with Dr. Badara, he was professional and courteous. I felt comfortable answering his questions. His staff was friendly. Looking forward to my second visit.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Thelma Robinson – May 21, 2021
I had my first visit with Dr Badara last week. I thought he was wonderful. He was very attentive and I didn’t feel rushed at all. I also thought he was very thorough going over my medical history and exam. I’m glad that I was referred to him.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Apr 12, 2021
I was very pleased with my first visit to Dr Badara. He was kind thorough and professional. I also appreciated the fact that he and his staff also quickly helped get me an appointment for my Covid vaccine shot. ??
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Apr 07, 2021
Without going into all the details, after 1 visit Dr Bodara was able to eliminate the symptoms of a 30 year ailment. I have found Dr Bodara to be personable and willing to take the time to explain things so I understand them.
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Mar 23, 2021
Excellent, Very Professional and on Point in explaining and talking to you.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Mar 01, 2021
Spent lots of time explaining. Felt very comfortable with him.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Feb 27, 2021
I was treated as a new patient . He treated me with respect , asked questions, and assured me that he would provide me with his best of ability care. I was able to be comfortable in the visit and not feel unsure with his answers. I will continue with his care to keep me the healthiest as possible.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
Helpful
Sue Holub – Feb 26, 2021
I liked Dr Badara for his thoroughness in explaining my condition. He was very pleasant to speak with and asking questions
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
What could be improved
No results
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Irma – Feb 18, 2021
They took me on time so that’s always a plus. The doctor spent time with me. Did not feel rushed at all. Answered my concerns and questions. Dr. Badara is one of the nicest doctors I’ve been to. Extremely patient. I would highly recommend him with no hesitation. And also a shout out to the staff in his office. Very nice and helpful.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
Helpful
Feb 17, 2021
Dr Badara is an awesome doctor, he takes the time to explain everything and is very caring doctor
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Liliana – Jan 15, 2021
I’ve been seeing Dr. Badara for about a year. He has my asthma under control and is concerned about my progress and ability to participate in daily life activities. Staff is pleasant and friendly.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
Helpful
Phil Olschefski – Nov 07, 2020
Dr Badara was very thorough and very responsive. He answered my questions and helped me reframe one of my concerns.
What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
What could be improved
No results
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Sherilyn Pifferi – Nov 03, 2020
Excellent Doctor and staff. Highly recommended.
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Oct 27, 2020

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Mircea Badara, MD is a Pulmonology Specialist in New Britain, CT. Dr. Badara has more experience with Sleep Apnea and Obstructive Lung Disease than...Read more

Specialties

  • Pulmonology
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Languages

  • English
  • Arabic

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Mircea Badara, MD offer telehealth services?

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What are Dr. Mircea Badara, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Badara frequently treats Sleep Apnea and Obstructive Lung Disease. See all practice areas where Dr. Badara specializes.

Where is Dr. Mircea Badara, MD's office located?

Dr. Badara's office is located at 300 Kensington Ave, New Britain, CT 6051. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Mircea Badara, MD speak?

Dr. Badara speaks Arabic, Egyptian and English. View profile to see all.

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Locations

Starling Physicians Pulmonary & Critical Care

New Britain - Kensington Ave300 Kensington Ave New Britain, CT 6051
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Badara is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Midstate Medical Center

Meriden, CT

78% Patient Experience Rating, 9% higher than the national average

2 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)

The Hospital of Central Connecticut - New Britain General Campus

New Britain, CT

68% Patient Experience Rating, 1% lower than the national average

1 Award Received

Award Highlight: Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2019)