Dr. Richard Zuwallack, MD

Pulmonary Disease •  Male • Age 74
  
Dr. Zuwallack
Telehealth services available

Prashant Grover MD

114 Woodland St # 1-9 Hartford, CT 06105

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(860) 714-4045

Dr. Richard Zuwallack, MD is a Pulmonologist in Hartford, CT and has over 49 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Zuwallack has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease, Sleep-disordered Breathing, and Interstitial Lung Disease than other specialists in his area. He graduated from New York Medical College medical school in 1971. He is not accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Zuwallack to book an appointment.


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(860) 714-4045

Dr. Zuwallack accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Access Blue New England Network-CT
Balanced Pathway Tiered-CT PPO
Balanced Pathway-CT HMO
Balanced Pathway-CT PPO
Blue New England Network-CT HMO
BlueCare Health Plan (with Expanded Network - Tiered)-CT
BlueCare Health Plan (with Expanded Network)-CT
BlueCare Select (Tiered - Charter)-CT
BlueCare Select (Tiered - Elm)-CT
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Bronze Pathway X w/HSA-CT HMO
Bronze Pathway X w/HSA-CT PPO
Bronze Pathway X-CT PPO
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Bronze Standard Pathway X-CT PPO
Catastrophic Pathway X Enhanced-CT HMO
Century Preferred (Tiered)-CT
Century Preferred Select (Tiered - Charter)-CT
Century Preferred Select (Tiered - Elm)-CT
Century Preferred Tiered (Select Network)-CT
Century Preferred-CT
Choice BlueCare-CT HMO
Choice Century Preferred Basic-CT PPO
City of New Haven - BlueCard-CT
City of New Haven - Century Preferred-CT
CT Children's Medical Center - Tiered-CT PPO
Day Kimball Tiered-CT PPO
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Gold Pathway X-CT HMO
Gold Pathway X-CT PPO
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National (BlueCard) PPO
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Pathway CT (Small Grp)-CT PPO
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Silver Pathway X w/HSA-CT PPO
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Silver Standard Pathway X-CT PPO
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Practice Areas

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.

Typically treats 96% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zuwallack treats Asthma more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Zuwallack treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zuwallack treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Zuwallack treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zuwallack performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Zuwallack performs this procedure more than 95% of their peers

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.

Typically treats 89% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Sleep Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zuwallack treats Sleep Disorders more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Zuwallack treats this condition more than 90% of their peers

Sleep Apnea
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zuwallack treats Sleep Apnea more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Zuwallack treats this condition more than 89% of their peers

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.

Typically treats 59% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zuwallack treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Zuwallack treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zuwallack performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Zuwallack performs this procedure more than 95% of their peers

Emphysema
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zuwallack treats Emphysema more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Zuwallack treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

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.

Typically treats 60% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 7 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zuwallack treats Asthma more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Zuwallack treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Shortness of Breath
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zuwallack treats Shortness of Breath more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Zuwallack treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Low Blood Oxygen Level
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zuwallack treats Low Blood Oxygen Level more than 64% of their peers

Dr. Zuwallack treats this condition more than 64% of their peers

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Dr. Zuwallack's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Common Cold
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Fungal Infections
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

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He was thorough and very personable. Also prompt responses to my need/questions via messages left for him.
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Avon, CT – Apr 17, 2017
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The office staff was friendly and very professional Dr. Zuwallack was very detail in his diagnosis as well as plans for treatment.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

As a physician, I strive to provide excellent, compassionate care, working with my patients to achieve 'Best Care for a Lifetime'

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine

Education

1971
New York Medical College
Medical School

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Prashant Grover MD114 Woodland St # 1-9 Hartford, CT 06105
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