Dr. Nizar Issa, MD

Dr. Nizar Issa, MD

Pulmonology  |  
Male  |  
Age 42
(5)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Nizar Issa, MD is a pulmonology doctor who practices in Forrest City, AR. He is 42 years old and has been practicing for 18 years.Read his story

904 Holiday Dr Ste 400

Forrest City, AR 72335

Contact Information

(870) 630-9362

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Shortness of Breath
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pulmonary Function Test
very high
more than 99% of peers
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Issa's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Issa "Board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary disease, critical care medicine, and sleep medicine, Dr. Issa earned his degree in Medicine from St. Joseph's University in Beirut, Lebanon and East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, Tennessee. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine at East Tennessee State University, and a fellowship in Pulmonary / Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at the University of Tennessee in Memphis."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Issa "We provide specialty care for lung diseases and sleep disorders. Our services include office examinations, pulmonary function tests, collaboration with specialists, chronic disease recommendations for screenings, prescription refills, sleep study follow-ups, preventative health care, and more.

We take time to get to know every patient and believe that open communication is essential to good health care. We strive to offer quality medical care with friendly and convenient service."

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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Fungal Infections
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sleep Study

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arkansas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Saint Joseph University
    Medical School | Graduated 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Issa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Issa's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Issa to family and friends
5.0
based on 5 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Issa's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Issa accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Ambetter
    Superior Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Issa has admitting privileges

Forrest City Medical Center
1601 New Castle Rd
Forrest City, AR 72335
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