Dr. Robert Schiffmann, MD

Pulmonary Disease •  Male • Age 70
  
Dr. Schiffmann
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Mount Auburn Pulmonary Consults

300 Mount Auburn St Ste 419 Cambridge, MA 02138

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Dr. Robert Schiffmann, MD is a pulmonologist in Cambridge, MA and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Columbia U, College of Phys/Surg in 1976 and specializes in pulmonary disease.


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Biography

Dr. Robert Schiffmann, MD is a pulmonologist in Cambridge, MA and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Columbia U, College of Phys/Surg in 1976 and specializes in pulmonary disease.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1976
Columbia U, College of Phys/Surg
Medical School

Awards

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(617) 354-8771

Dr. Schiffmann accepts the following insurance:

Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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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.

Typically treats 57% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schiffmann treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 68% of their peers

Dr. Schiffmann treats this condition more than 68% of their peers

Pulmonary Function Test
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schiffmann performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 66% of their peers

Dr. Schiffmann performs this procedure more than 66% of their peers

Asthma
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schiffmann treats Asthma more than 63% of their peers

Dr. Schiffmann treats this condition more than 63% 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.

Typically treats 45% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Bronchiectasis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schiffmann treats Bronchiectasis more than 72% of their peers

Dr. Schiffmann treats this condition more than 72% of their peers

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schiffmann treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 68% of their peers

Dr. Schiffmann treats this condition more than 68% of their peers

Pulmonary Function Test
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schiffmann performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 66% of their peers

Dr. Schiffmann performs this procedure more than 66% of their peers

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Dr. Schiffmann's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Bronchiectasis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schiffmann treats Bronchiectasis more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Schiffmann treats this condition more than 72% of his peers

Pulmonary Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schiffmann treats Pulmonary Disease more than 71% of his peers

Dr. Schiffmann treats this condition more than 71% of his peers

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schiffmann treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 68% of his peers

Dr. Schiffmann treats this condition more than 68% of his peers

Dr. Schiffmann's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • 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 Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing

Locations

Mount Auburn Pulmonary Consults

Mount Auburn Community Ipa300 Mount Auburn St Ste 419 Cambridge, MA 02138
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