Dr. Shilpa DeSouza, MD

Dr. Shilpa DeSouza, MD

Pulmonary Disease •  Female • Age 41

  
Accepting new patients

Dr. Shilpa DeSouza, MD is a Pulmonologist in Mineola, NY. Dr. DeSouza has more experience with Sleep-disordered Breathing, Obstructive Lung Disease, and Pulmonary Vascular Conditions than other specialists in her area. She is affiliated with Nyu Winthrop Hospital. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. DeSouza to book an appointment.


Locations

Winthrop Pulmonary Associates

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(516) 399-1462
Winthrop Pulmonary Associates222 Station Plz N Ste 400 Mineola, NY 11501
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(516) 399-1462

Dr. DeSouza accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Blue Access (Select Network)-NY
Empire (Select Network)-NY POS
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Open Access Plus
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
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
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Practice Areas

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 92% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. DeSouza treats Sleep Disorders more than 94% of their peers

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

Sleep Apnea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. DeSouza treats Sleep Apnea more than 92% of their peers

Dr. DeSouza treats this condition more than 92% of their peers

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 59% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Emphysema
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. DeSouza treats Emphysema more than 80% of their peers

Dr. DeSouza treats this condition more than 80% of their peers

Pulmonary Function Test
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. DeSouza performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 63% of their peers

Dr. DeSouza performs this procedure more than 63% of their peers

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. DeSouza treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 54% of their peers

Dr. DeSouza treats this condition more than 54% of their peers

Pulmonary Vascular Conditions

Pulmonary vascular specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the flow of blood between the heart and lungs, including pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary embolism.Compare with other Pulmonary Vascular Conditions specialists.

Typically treats 50% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Pulmonary Embolism
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. DeSouza treats Pulmonary Embolism more than 50% of their peers

Dr. DeSouza treats this condition more than 50% 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 66% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 9 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Pulmonary Hypertension
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Shortness of Breath
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. DeSouza treats Shortness of Breath more than 99% of their peers

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

Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

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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 Eosinophilia
  • 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,...Read more

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonology

Education

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

Awards

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Nyu Winthrop Hospital

Mineola, NY

70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average

  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)