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About Dr. Caesar C Agagan
Dr. Caesar C Agagan, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Mobile, AL. His specialties include Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease and Bariatric Medicine. Dr. Agagan is affiliated with Springhill Medical Center and Mobile Infirmary Medical Center. Dr. Agagan has received 1 award. He speaks English.
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Dr. Caesar C Agagan has the following 3 specialties
- Critical Care Medicine
Also sometimes referred to as intensivists, critical care specialists are physicians with specialized training in the diagnosis and management of life-threatening conditions. Some of these conditions affect vital organs like the heart and lungs, those that make breathing difficult or impossible, and those that affect entire organ systems, like the renal system.
Critical care specialists are typically found in a hospital's intensive care unit where they monitor patients with life-threatening conditions and make determinations as to the best course of treatment.
- Pulmonary Disease
A pulmonologist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions related to the lungs and respiratory tract.<br>These specialists are similar to critical care specialists in that their patients often require mechanical ventilation to assist their breathing.
Pulmonologists diagnose and treat patients with conditions such as asthma, cystic fibrosis, asbestosis, pulmonary fibrosis, lung cancer, COPD, and emphysema. Exposure and inhalation of certain toxic substances may also warrant the services of a pulmonologist.
Some of the tools and tests pulmonologists use to diagnose a patient are a stethoscope in order to listen for abnormal breathing sounds, chest X-rays, CT scans, blood tests, bronchoscopy, and polysomnography.
- Bariatric Medicine
Bariatric medicine focuses on the causes, prevention and treatment of obesity. Bariatric specialists are trained in medically supervised weight loss and the management of obesity as a chronic condition. These specialists are skilled in various disciplines that help patients lose weight and obtain optimal health.
The field encompasses dieting, exercise and behavioral therapy, anti-obesity medication, pharmacotherapy and surgery. Bariatric specialists might be from surgical backgrounds and perform obesity-related operations or they might be nutrition and hormone focused, prescribing diet and exercise plans as well as weight loss medications.
Patients defined as obese or having unhealthy Body Mass Indices (BMI) have much greater risk of heart disease, diabetes, asthma, sleep apnea, hypertension, many types of cancer and chronic musculoskeletal problems.
One subspecialty of bariatrics is the focus on the correlation between obesity and mortality.
Dr. Caesar C Agagan has the following 7 expertise
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
- Tuberculosis (TB)
- Angiographic Visualization
- Chest Infection
Dr. Caesar C Agagan is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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On-Time Doctor Award (2015)
Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.
Dr. Agagan is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Dr. Caesar C Agagan accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
- BCBS AL PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Humana National POS
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
More about Dr. Caesar C Agagan
Caesar C. Agagan, MD, FCCP is from Manila, Philippines. He received his bachelor of science degree in Biology from the University of the Philippines and completed medical school at the University of the East College of Medicine. Dr. Agagan served as Assistant Chief Medical Resident during his residency at Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack, New Jersey. He completed his pulmonary disease fellowship at the University of Medicine and Dentistry and his critical care medicine fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. Dr. Agagan is board certified in internal medicine with subspecialty certifications in pulmonary disease and critical care medicine. He joined Pulmonary Associates in 2002 and is a member of the American Thoracic Society and the Society of Critical Care Medicine.
Locations & DirectionsPULMONARY ASSOCIATES, 3 Mobile Infirmary Cir Ste 410, Mobile, AL
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