Dr. Vijay Pethkar, MD

Dr. Vijay Pethkar, MD

Pulmonary Disease  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Vijay Pethkar, MD is a pulmonologist in Mount Juliet, TN and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Gandhi Med Coll in 1986 and specializes in pulmonary disease and sleep medicine.

780 N Mount Juliet Rd

Mount Juliet, TN 37122

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Insurance Accepted

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

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
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. Pethkar's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Sleep Apnea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pethkar treats Sleep Apnea more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Pethkar treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Central Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pethkar treats Sleep Disorders more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Pethkar treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute insomnia
  • Advanced Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Breathing-Related Sleep Disorders
  • Central Sleep Apnea
  • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder
  • Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Drug-Induced Insomnia
  • Endogenous Insomnia
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Fatal Familial Insomnia
  • Infantile Sleep Apnea
  • Insomnia
  • Insomnia With Sleep Apnea
  • Irregular Sleep-Wake Pattern
  • Jet Lag
  • Narcolepsy
  • Non-24-Hour Sleep-Wake Syndrome
  • Pediatric Sleep Disorders
  • Primary Insomnia
  • Problem Sleepiness
  • Psychophysiological Insomnia
  • Psycho-Reactive Insomnia
  • REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
  • Secondary Insomnia
  • Shift Work Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep-Talking
  • Sleep-Walking
Pulmonary Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pethkar treats Pulmonary Disease more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Pethkar treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Pethkar's conditions and procedures:

Abscess
Acidosis
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Alkalosis
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Asthma
Autoimmune Diseases
Blastomycosis
Bronchiectasis
Bronchitis
Bronchoscopy
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Cough
Emphysema
Empyema
Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
Interstitial Lung Disease
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Lung Abscess
Lung Cancer
Lung Nodule
Partial Lung Collapse
Pleural Effusion
Pneumonia
Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Function Test
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Insufficiency
Respiratory Failure
Respiratory Management
Shortness of Breath
Sinusitis
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Smoking Cessation Counseling
Systemic Sclerosis
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Tuberculosis
Vascular Disease
Wheezing

About Me

Biography

Dr. Vijay Pethkar, MD is a pulmonologist in Mount Juliet, TN and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Gandhi Med Coll in 1986 and specializes in pulmonary disease and sleep medicine.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

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

Education

  • Wayne State University
    Residency Hospital
  • 1993
    Mt Sinai Hosp
    Residency Hospital
    1993
  • 1991
    Mt Vernon Hosp
    Internship Hospital
    1991
  • 1986
    Gandhi Med Coll
    Medical School
    1986

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Dr. Pethkar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Pethkar

4.0

Based on 8 reviews

5 Stars
75%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
25%
(2)

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
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