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Dr. Ravikumar Alagar, MD

Critical Care Medicine ·  Male · Age 53

Dr. Alagar

Dr. Ravikumar Alagar, MD is a critical care medicine specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from McGill University Faculty of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in critical care medicine, pulmonary disease, and more.


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(412) 690-2352

Dr. Alagar accepts the following insurance:

AARP
Advantra
Aetna
American Life & Health Ins. Co.
American National
American Republic
Anthem Blue Cross
Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
Bankers Life and Casualty
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Boilermakers National Health & Welfare Fund
CareSource
Cigna
Commercial Insurance Company
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Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Gateway Health Plan
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
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Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Humana
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medical Mutual of Ohio
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Meritain Health
Monumental Life Insurance Company
Mutual of Omaha
NALC Health Benefit Plan
Pan American Life Insurance Group
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State Farm
United American Insurance Company
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Dr. Alagar's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep Study
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing

About Me

Biography

Dr. Ravikumar Alagar, MD is a critical care medicine specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from McGill University Faculty of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in critical care medicine, pulmonary disease, and more.

Specialties

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Education

Mass Gen Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1995
Harvard Med School
Fellowship Hospital
1992
Beth Israel Hospital
Residency Hospital
1990
Beth Israel Hospital
Internship Hospital
1989
McGill University Faculty of Medicine
Medical School
1995
1992
1990
1989

Languages

  • French
  • Tamil
  • English

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Dr. Alagar is an excellent doctor!! I have been seeing him for almost 7 years now, and he has always been very professional, caring, and sincere. He always takes the time ask me how I'm doing at the beginning of every appointment, and he always attentively listens to my questions and answers them...Read More
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I've never had to wait for over 10 minutes for my appointments with Dr. Alagar. He is always very sincere, professional, and caring, and his staff are on top of things.
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Dr. Alagar is excellent! Having gone to him for almost a decade now, he is very professional, knowledgeable, and sincere. He explains my medical conditions in understandable terms and always takes the extra time to answer my questions thoroughly. His office staff are always organized and friendly....Read More
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