Dr. Nidia Leon, MD

Pulmonary Disease •  Female • Age 54
  
Dr. Leon
Accepting new patients
1303 Mccullough Ave Ste 226 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 28 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Leon has more experience with Sleep-disordered Breathing, Obstructive Lung Disease, and Respiratory-tract 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 Southwest General Hospital. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Leon to book an appointment.


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Experience and Background Checks

Experience
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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.

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.Compare with other Sleep-disordered Breathing specialists.

Dr. Leon typically treats 93% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

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Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
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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 typically treats 82% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

Treatments
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Pulmonary Function Test
Asthma
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Respiratory-tract Conditions

Immunologists diagnose and treat conditions such as pneumonia, bronchitis, and COPD that affect the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, bronchi and lungs.Compare with other Respiratory-tract Conditions specialists.

Dr. Leon typically treats 63% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 10 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Respiratory Failure
Pleural Effusion
Pneumonia
Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
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Interstitial Lung Disease

Interstitial lung disease specialists diagnose and treat a range of conditions that cause scarring of lung tissue due to autoimmune disease or environment exposure to harmful materials.Compare with other Interstitial Lung Disease specialists.

Dr. Leon typically treats 52% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

Treatments
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Pulmonary Function Test
Bronchiectasis
Interstitial Lung Disease
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High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Dr. Leon's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bird Flu
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Emphysema
  • Fungal Infections
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Swine Flu
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

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Dr. Leon accepts the following insurance:

Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
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

Dr. Leon's Reviews

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Nidia Leon, MD is a Pulmonologist in San Antonio, TX and has over 28 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Leon has more experience with Sleep-disordered...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

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Locations

Practice

1303 Mccullough Ave Ste 226 San Antonio, TX 78212
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Southwest General Hospital

San Antonio, TX

55% Patient experience rating, 14% lower than the national average

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