Dr. Nidia Leon, MD
Pulmonary Disease•Female•Age 55
San Antonio Lung Center1303 Mccullough Ave Ste 428 San Antonio, TX 78212
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 specialists.
Dr. Leon is experienced in the area of Obstructive Lung Disease. See the graph below to learn more about her experience.
Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures
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 specialists.
Dr. Leon is experienced in the area of Sleep Apnea. See the graph below to learn more about her experience.
Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures
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 specialists.
Check Dr. Leon's experience treating your condition or procedure
Dr. Leon's conditions and procedures:
- Acute Bronchitis
- Acute Pharyngitis
- Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
- Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
- Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
- Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
- Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
- COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
- Influenza (Flu)
- Interstitial Lung Disease
- Low Blood Oxygen Level
- Lung Nodule
- Partial Lung Collapse
- Pleural Effusion
- 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
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Dr. Leon accepts
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Dr. Leon accepts the following insurance:
- 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 HMO
- Cigna PPO
- Open Access Plus
- Choice Care PPO
- Preferred PPO