Dr. Renuka Mapitigama, MD

Dr. Renuka Mapitigama, MD

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Pulmonology  |  
Female  |  
50 y/o
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Dr. Renuka Mapitigama, MD is a pulmonology doctor who practices in Paramus, NJ. She is 50 years old and has been practicing for 24 years.

American Pulmonary & Sleep Medicine Associates, LLC

1 W Ridgewood Ave Ste 203

Paramus, NJ 07652
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Accepted insurance

  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Asbestosis
normal
more than 50% of peers
Sleep Disorders
normal
more than 50% of peers
Sleep Apnea
normal
more than 49% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Mapitigama "“We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person.”"
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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
  • Sleep Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Internal 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

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Alkalosis
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bird Flu
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing

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Procedures

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Respiratory Management
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • North Colombo Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Muhlenberg Regional Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Umdnj-New Jersey Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mapitigama has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • American Sign Language

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Hackensack University Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
America's 50 Best Hospitals Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Mapitigama is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Mapitigama's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mapitigama to family and friends
5.0
based on 5 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Mapitigama'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
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Ridgewood, NJ |
Dr Renuka, she is an excellent doctor&so kind.I never believed I will ever in my life, meet a doctor like her. She treats her patients as if they were her own family.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Mapitigama accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Mapitigama has admitting privileges

Hackensack University Medical Center
30 Prospect Ave
Hackensack, NJ 07601
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