Dr. Nidia Leon, MD

Pulmonary DiseaseFemaleAge 55

Dr. Leon
Accepting new patients

San Antonio Lung Center

1303 Mccullough Ave Ste 428 San Antonio, TX 78212

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(210) 927-1832

Dr. Nidia Leon, MD is a Pulmonologist in San Antonio, TX and has over 29 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Leon has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease, Sleep Apnea, and Pulmonary Vascular Conditions than other specialists in her area. She graduated from Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Facultad De Medicina Alberto Hurtado medical school in 1992. She is affiliated with medical facilities Methodist Heart Hospital and Southwest General Hospital. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Leon to book an appointment.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Leon

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Leon treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Leon treats other conditions, please contact the office at (210) 927-1832.

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

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COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Asthma
Bronchiectasis
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High
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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. Leon is experienced in the area of Sleep Apnea. See the graph below to learn more about her experience.

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Sleep Apnea
Sleep Study
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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.Compare with other Pulmonary Vascular Conditions specialists.

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Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Pulmonary Embolism
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Dr. Leon's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Nodule
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Study
  • Swine Flu
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Wheezing

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Dr. Leon accepts the following insurance:

Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO

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Biography

Dr. Nidia Leon, MD is a Pulmonologist in San Antonio, TX and has over 29 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Leon has more experience with Obstructive...Read more

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

1992
Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Facultad De Medicina Alberto Hurtado
Medical School

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dr. Nidia Leon, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Nidia Leon, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Leon frequently treats Obstructive Lung Disease, Sleep Apnea, and Pulmonary Vascular Conditions. See all practice areas where Dr. Leon specializes.

Where is Dr. Nidia Leon, MD's office located?

Dr. Leon's office is located at 1303 Mccullough Ave Ste 428, San Antonio, TX 78212. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Nidia Leon, MD speak?

Dr. Leon speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

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Locations

San Antonio Lung Center

San Antonio Office1303 Mccullough Ave Ste 428 San Antonio, TX 78212
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Affiliated Hospitals

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

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Methodist Heart Hospital

San Antonio, TX

4 Awards Received

Southwest General Hospital

San Antonio, TX

52% Patient Experience Rating, 17% lower than the national average

2 Awards Received