Dr. Sonica Saini, MD

Dr. Sonica Saini, MD

Pulmonology  |  
Female  |  
Age 38
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Dr. Sonica Saini, MD is a pulmonology doctor who practices in Saint Joseph, MO. She is 38 years old and has been practicing for 7 years.Read her story

5301 Faraon St Ste 210B

Saint Joseph, MO 64506

Contact Information

(816) 390-8300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Saini performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Low Blood Oxygen Level
very high
more than 97% of peers
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Saini's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Saini "Dr. Sonica Saini is a board-certified, fellowship-trained pulmonologist with Menorah Pulmonary and Critical Care Consultants. She is affiliated with Menorah Medical Center. Dr. Saini has five years of experience and offers specialized expertise in endobronchial ultrasound guided biopsies, a procedure used to detect lung cancer. She is also proficient in procedures including endotracheal intubation, central venous and arterial line placements, chest tube placements, flexible bronchoscopy and transbronchial biopsies, and cardio pulmonary stress test and pulmonary function test interpretation. In addition to her medical degree, Dr. Saini also holds a master's in public health. She is a member of the American College of Chest Physicians, American Thoracic Society, Society of Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Hypertension Association, American College of Physicians, and the American Board of Internal Medicine."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Saini "My care philosophy involves several goals-starting with making an accurate diagnosis, educating the patient and their loved ones about the disease process and addressing their specific concerns.  My goal is to provide excellent care while being able to discuss all treatment options with the patient."
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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
  • Critical Care Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Cough
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Fungal Infections
  • Histoplasmosis
  • 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 Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Swine Flu
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viral Infection
  • Wheezing

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Procedures

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arterial Line Insertion
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Chest Tube Insertion
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Endotracheal Intubation
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Management
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Government Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Creighton University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Maimonides Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Creighton University Medical Center-Internal Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Creighton University Medical Center-Pulmonary and Critical Care
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Saini has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Saini's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Saini to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Saini's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

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Dr. Saini accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Saini has admitting privileges

Mosaic Life Care
5325 Faraon St
Saint Joseph, MO 64506
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Northwest Medical Center
705 N College St
Albany, MO 64402
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