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About Dr. Howard Eigen
Dr. Howard Eigen, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Indianapolis, IN. He has 45 years of experience. His specialties include Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology. Dr. Eigen is affiliated with Clarian Health - Methodist Hospital, Clarian North Medical Center and Clarian Health - Riley Hospital for Children. He speaks English.
Dr. Howard Eigen has the following 3 specialties
- Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
While pediatricians are typically the go-to resource when your child gets sick, more serious conditions require special care and closer monitoring. A pediatric critical care specialist works in a hospital setting to treat, diagnose and care for children with chronic conditions.
They're trained to examine and treat children using unique methods and equipment in order to provide a more comfortable experience. A reaction due to asthma or diabetes, a serious injury from an accident, or on-going symptoms due to a serious disease are some reasons your child might end up in a pediatric intensive care unit.
A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.
- Pediatric Pulmonology
A pediatric pulmonologist is the go-to resource for children who need treatment for any kind of breathing issue or lung disease. If your child coughs up blood, has a cough that isn’t going away, or displays other symptoms such as trouble breathing, chest pain or wheezing, you can ask your doctor to refer you to a pediatric pulmonologist.
Common conditions and diseases they treat range from noisy breathing, asthma and chronic coughs to lung disease, apnea and cystic fibrosis. They can also diagnose and treat cases of pneumonia in children and prescribe any kind of respiratory medication or equipment your child might need.
- Cystic Fibrosis
- Lung Diseases
- Respiratory Disorders
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Dr. Eigen is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Clarian Health - Methodist Hospital
Clarian North Medical Center
Clarian Health - Riley Hospital for Children
Clarian Health - Indiana University Hospital
IU Medical Group
IU Health North
IU Health Methodist Hospital
IU Health Methodist / IU Health University
Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health
45 Years Experience
State University Of New York Upstate Medical University
Graduated in 1968
Suny Health Science Center
Dr. Howard Eigen accepts the following insurance providers.
Coventry Health Care
- CoventryOne PPO Network
Encore Health Network
- Encore Health Network
- First Health PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
PHP Northern IN
- PHP Select with Encircle
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Locations & DirectionsRiley Hospital for Children at IU Health, 705 Riley Hospital Dr, Indianapolis, IN
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