Dr. Nelson Kanter, MD

Pulmonary DiseaseMaleAge 79

Dr. Kanter

Sun Yun Won MD

5140 N California Ave Ste 740 Chicago, IL 60625

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Dr. Nelson Kanter, MD is a Pulmonologist in Chicago, IL and has over 56 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Kanter has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease and Sleep Apnea than other specialists in his area. He graduated from U Fed do Rio Grande do Sul medical school in 1965. He is affiliated with medical facilities Swedish Covenant Hospital and Weiss Memorial Hospital. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Kanter to book an appointment.

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Biography

Dr. Nelson Kanter, MD is a Pulmonologist in Chicago, IL and has over 56 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Kanter has more experience with...Read more

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

1972
EJ Meyer Meml Hosp
Residency Hospital
1971
U Calif Hosps
Fellowship Hospital
1970
Boston Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1969
Mt Sinai Hosp
Internship Hospital
1965
U Fed do Rio Grande do Sul
Medical School
,

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What are Dr. Nelson Kanter, MD's top areas of care?

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

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Dr. Kanter's office is located at 5140 N California Ave Ste 740, Chicago, IL 60625. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Kanter

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Kanter treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Kanter treats other conditions, please contact the office at (773) 989-3957.

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

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COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Asthma
Bronchiectasis
Emphysema
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Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

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

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Sleep Apnea
Sleep Study
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Frequency
High
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Dr. Kanter's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Study
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Wheezing

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(773) 989-3957

Dr. Kanter accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
Priority PPO

Locations

Practice

Sun Yun Won MD5140 N California Ave Ste 740 Chicago, IL 60625
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Swedish Covenant Hospital

Galter Medical Pavilion, Suite 7805140 N California Ave Ste 780 Chicago, IL 60625
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