Dr. Smita Shah, MD

Pulmonary Disease •  Female • Age 64
  
Dr. Shah
Telehealth services available

Pediatric Specialty Center

375 Mount Pleasant Ave Ste 105 West Orange, NJ 07052

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Dr. Smita Shah, MD is a Pulmonologist in West Orange, NJ and has over 40 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Shah has more experience with Sleep-disordered Breathing, Obstructive Lung Disease, and Interstitial Lung Disease than other specialists in her area. She graduated from U Bombay medical school in 1980. She is affiliated with medical facilities Hackensack Meridian Health JFK Medical Center and Saint Barnabas Medical Center. She has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Shah to book an appointment.


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      Dr Shah is brilliant and an excellent Diagnostician and caregiver It is my good fortune to have her as my Pulmonologist
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      Carol occhino in Verona nj – Dec 22, 2016
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      Dr. Shah always checking every angle to get the right diagnostic , she very profession
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      Josephine McRae in Paterson, NJ 07504 – Dec 03, 2016
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      HORRIBLE SERVICE. Stay Away from this practice. Completely unorganized. Unresponsive staff. Staff is far from knowledgeable, in a field so necessary. Such a shame. I would never want to leave such a negative review, but this was such a bad experience, it had to be spoken about. Staff was rude on the phone, carrying on separate conversations about sandwiches while trying to take my information, repeatedly asking, how old are you due to not paying attention on the phone, and does not call back
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      Dr. Smita Shah, MD is a Pulmonologist in West Orange, NJ and has over 40 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Shah has more experience with Sleep-disordered Breathing, Obstructive Lung Disease, and Interstitial Lung Disease than other speci...Read more

      Specialties

      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Sleep Medicine

      Board Certifications

      • Internal Medicine
      • Pulmonary Disease

      Education

      Temple University Hospital
      Fellowship Hospital
      1986
      St Marys Hosp
      Residency Hospital
      1980
      KEM Hosp
      Internship Hospital
      1980
      U Bombay
      Medical School

      Languages

      • Hindi
      • English

      Awards

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      (973) 322-6900

      Dr. Shah accepts the following insurance:

      Aetna
      Aetna HMO
      Choice Plus POS II
      Anthem
      National (BlueCard) PPO
      Blue Cross Blue Shield
      Blue Card PPO
      CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
      HealthyBlue 2.0
      HealthyBlue Advantage
      Cigna
      Cigna HMO
      Cigna PPO
      Open Access Plus
      EmblemHealth
      Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
      Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
      Direct Access
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      Humana
      Choice Care PPO
      MultiPlan
      MultiPlan PPO
      PHCS Network PPO
      QualCare
      QualCare HMO
      QualCare PPO

      Background Check

      No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
      No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
      No board actions found for the years we collect data
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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 99% more than similar doctors

      Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

      TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
      Sleep Disorders
      very high
      very high

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Shah treats Sleep Disorders more than 99% of their peers

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

      Sleep Apnea
      very high
      very high

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Shah treats Sleep Apnea more than 99% of their peers

      Dr. Shah treats this condition more than 99% 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 82% more than similar doctors

      Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

      TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
      Asthma
      very high
      very high

      Treatment Frequency

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

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

      COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
      very high
      very high

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Shah treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 97% of their peers

      Dr. Shah treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

      Pulmonary Function Test
      very high
      very high

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Shah performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 91% of their peers

      Dr. Shah performs this procedure more than 91% 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 69% more than similar doctors

      Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

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

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Shah treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 97% of their peers

      Dr. Shah treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

      Pulmonary Function Test
      very high
      very high

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Shah performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 91% of their peers

      Dr. Shah performs this procedure more than 91% of their peers

      Bronchiectasis
      normal
      normal

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Shah treats Bronchiectasis more than 73% of their peers

      Dr. Shah treats this condition more than 73% 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 similar doctors

      Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

      TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
      Pulmonary Embolism
      normal
      normal

      Treatment Frequency

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

      Dr. Shah treats this condition more than 50% of their peers

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      Dr. Shah's conditions and procedures:

      • Abscess
      • Acidosis
      • Acute Bronchitis
      • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
      • Acute Pharyngitis
      • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
      • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
      • Asthma
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Bronchiectasis
      • Bronchitis
      • Bronchoscopy
      • Chronic Pharyngitis
      • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
      • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
      • Common Cold
      • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
      • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
      • Cough
      • Cryptococcosis
      • Cystic Fibrosis
      • Emphysema
      • Empyema
      • Eosinophilic Asthma
      • Fungal Infections
      • Histoplasmosis
      • Influenza (Flu)
      • Interstitial Lung Disease
      • Low Blood Oxygen Level
      • Lung Abscess
      • Lung Cancer
      • Lung Nodule
      • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
      • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
      • Partial Lung Collapse
      • Pleural Effusion
      • Pneumonia
      • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
      • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Pulmonary Edema
      • Pulmonary Embolism
      • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
      • Pulmonary Function Test
      • Pulmonary Hypertension
      • Pulmonary Insufficiency
      • Respiratory Failure
      • Respiratory Management
      • Sarcoidosis
      • Shortness of Breath
      • Sinusitis
      • Sleep Apnea
      • Sleep Disorders
      • Smoking Cessation Counseling
      • Swine Flu
      • Systemic Sclerosis
      • Thoracentesis
      • Thrombosis
      • Valley Fever
      • Vascular Disease
      • Wheezing

      Locations

      Pediatric Specialty Center

      The Pediatric Specialty Center At Saint Barnabas - West Orange375 Mount Pleasant Ave Ste 105 West Orange, NJ 07052
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