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Dr. Vidal Espeleta, MD

Pulmonary Disease ·  Male · Age 46

Dr. Espeleta

Dr. Vidal Espeleta, MD is a pulmonologist in Laguna Hills, CA and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from De La Salle University College Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in pulmonary disease, critical care medicine, and more.


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Dr. Espeleta accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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CaliforniaCare HMO
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Optima Health
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Dr. Espeleta's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Cough
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Espeleta treats Cough more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Espeleta treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Shortness of Breath
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Espeleta treats Shortness of Breath more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Espeleta treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Pulmonary Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Espeleta treats Pulmonary Disease more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Espeleta treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Espeleta's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Absence of Pulmonary Artery
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Breathing Disorders
  • 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
  • Deficiency of Pulmonary Surfactant Protein B
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Fungal Infections
  • Heart Disease
  • High Altitude Pulmonary Edema
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Loffler's Syndrome
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis
  • Pulmonary Anthrax
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Aneurysm
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Fistula
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Pulmonary Atresia With Intact Ventricular Septum
  • Pulmonary Atresia With Ventricular Septal Defect
  • Pulmonary Branches Stenosis
  • Pulmonary Cystic Lymphangiectasis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Embolism Lung Transplant Rejection
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis - Granuloma
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hemangiomatosis
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypoplasia
  • Pulmonary Hypoplasia Familial Primary
  • Pulmonary Hypoxic Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Mucormycosis
  • Pulmonary Mycoses
  • Pulmonary Oxygen Toxicity
  • Pulmonary Sequestration
  • Pulmonary Supravalvular Stenosis
  • Pulmonary Thromboembolic Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Agenesis
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Stenosis
  • Pulmonary Veins Stenosis
  • Pulmonary Veno-Occlusive Disease
  • Pulmonary Venous Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Venous Return Anomaly
  • Pulmonary Zygomycosis
  • Respiratory Diseases
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Infection Complicating HIV Infection
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Deprivation
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Sex
  • Sleep Terror Disorder
  • Sleep-Related Rhythmic Movement Disorder
  • Sleep-Talking
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Unilateral Absence of Pulmonary Artery
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viral Infection
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

About Me

Biography

Dr. Vidal Espeleta, MD is a pulmonologist in Laguna Hills, CA and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from De La Salle University College Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in pulmonary disease, critical care medicine, and more.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Education

2007
State University Of New York-Pulmonary-Critical Care
Fellowship Hospital
2007
State University Of New York-Sleep Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
2003
Saint Mary's Health Center
Residency Hospital
1999
De La Salle University College Of Medicine
Medical School
1995
California State University, Fullerton
Undergraduate School
2007
2007
2003
1999
1995

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Dr. Espeleta's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Espeleta

4.6

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Dr. Espeleta came highly recommended. I was very impressed with his office staff and with him. He's very caring, very knowledgeable and takes his time to sincerely consider individual needs.
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Wow. A pulmonary doctor who listens, researches for unusual diagnoses and doesn't drop the ball. In the hospital, goes to the bedside every day, actually listens to and examines the patient. Didn't know how rare that is! And figured out additional diagnoses and solutions other docs had missed....Read More
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Always in a hurry. Paid the full amount with sleep apnea study but no result was given. Better look for other pulmo specialist.
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