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Dr. Shilpa DeSouza, MD

Dr. Shilpa DeSouza, MD

Pulmonary Disease ·  Female · Age 40


Dr. Shilpa DeSouza, MD is a pulmonologist in Mineola, NY and has been practicing for 9 years. She specializes in pulmonary disease, critical care medicine, and more.


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(516) 399-1462

Dr. DeSouza accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Commercial Insurance Company
EmblemHealth
GHI PPO
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
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
UnitedHealthCare
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. DeSouza's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. DeSouza treats Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension) more than 100% of her peers

Dr. DeSouza treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Pulmonary Hypertension
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. DeSouza treats Pulmonary Hypertension more than 100% of her peers

Dr. DeSouza treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Dexfenfluramine-Induced
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Familial
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Fenfluramine-Induced
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypoxic Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Thromboembolic Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Venous Hypertension
  • Secondary Pulmonary Hypertension
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. DeSouza treats Primary Pulmonary Hypertension more than 99% of her peers

Dr. DeSouza treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Dr. DeSouza's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Fungal Infections
  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • 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 Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Right Heart Catheterization (Swan-Ganz)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

"As early as elementary school, I developed a love for math and science. I somehow knew very early on that medicine was the career for me. My decision to become a doctor was driven largely by values instilled in me by my faith and my family. Medicine...

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonology

Education

2011
Tufts University
Fellowship Hospital
2010
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Fellowship Hospital
2011
2010

Awards

Dr. DeSouza's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. DeSouza

3.4

Based on 5 reviews

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1 Star
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