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Dr. Pushpom James, MD

Pediatric Pulmonology ·  Female

Dr. James

Northwell Health

8622 Bay Pkwy Brooklyn, NY 11214

Accepting new patients

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(718) 372-8402


Dr. Pushpom James, MD is a pediatric pulmonology specialist in Brooklyn, NY and has been practicing for 42 years. She graduated from Calcutta Medical College, West Bengal University Of Health Sciences in 1972 and specializes in pediatric pulmonology and pediatric sleep medicine.


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Dr. James accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthFirst
ABCD HMO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. James' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Pulmonary Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. James treats Pulmonary Disease more than 97% of her peers

Dr. James treats this condition more than 97% of her peers

Sleep Apnea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. James treats Sleep Apnea more than 96% of her peers

Dr. James treats this condition more than 96% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Central Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. James treats Sleep Disorders more than 96% of her peers

Dr. James treats this condition more than 96% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute insomnia
  • Advanced Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Breathing-Related Sleep Disorders
  • Central Sleep Apnea
  • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder
  • Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Drug-Induced Insomnia
  • Endogenous Insomnia
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Fatal Familial Insomnia
  • Infantile Sleep Apnea
  • Insomnia
  • Insomnia With Sleep Apnea
  • Irregular Sleep-Wake Pattern
  • Jet Lag
  • Narcolepsy
  • Non-24-Hour Sleep-Wake Syndrome
  • Pediatric Sleep Disorders
  • Primary Insomnia
  • Problem Sleepiness
  • Psychophysiological Insomnia
  • Psycho-Reactive Insomnia
  • REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
  • Secondary Insomnia
  • Shift Work Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep-Talking
  • Sleep-Walking

Dr. James' conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Allergic Rhinitis Due to Pollen
  • Aspiration Pneumonia
  • Asthma in Children
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT)
  • Pediatric Sleep Disorders
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep Study
  • Viral Infection
  • Wheezing
  • Whooping Cough

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Pushpom James, MD is a pediatric pulmonology specialist in Brooklyn, NY and has been practicing for 42 years. She graduated from Calcutta Medical College, West Bengal University Of Health Sciences in 1972 and specializes in pediatric pulmonology and pediatric sleep medicine.

Specialties

  • Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Pediatric Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Pediatrics

Education

1977
Downstate Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1975
Downstate Med Center
Residency Hospital
1973
Downstate Med Center
Internship Hospital
1972
Calcutta Medical College, West Bengal University Of Health Sciences
Medical School
1977
1975
1973
1972

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58% Patient experience rating, 11% lower than the national average