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About Dr. Katherine P Hendra

Dr. Katherine P Hendra, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Brighton, MA. She has 28 years of experience. Her specialties include Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Medicine and Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Hendra has received 2 awards. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

7 Ratings with 1 Comment

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Katherine P Hendra is Excellent. Dr. Katherine P Hendra has been rated by 7 patients. From those 7 patients 1 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Katherine P Hendra is 4.6 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Smg Pulmonary Critical Care And Sleep Medicine

77 Warren St Bldg 2
Brighton, MA 02135
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Specialties

Dr. Katherine P Hendra has the following 3 specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

    A pulmonologist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions related to the lungs and respiratory tract.
    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.

  • Sleep Medicine

    A sleep medicine specialist is specially trained in diagnosing and treating disorders involving sleep.
    Sleep disorders such as sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome and insomnia are very common and can often cause other serious health issues, such as depression, asthma, and migraines. Sleep medicine specialists often work in sleep centers where they observe a patient while sleeping and monitor brain waves, behavior, and vital signs in order to identify the causes of sleep disturbance, or an inability to sleep (insomnia).
    Sleep medicine specialists treat patients through advising on sleep hygiene, providing cognitive behavioral therapy, using light therapy, or medical sleep aides.

  • 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.

  • Expertise

    9 Expertise

  • Emphysema
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Tuberculosis (TB)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Angiographic Visualization
  • Insomnia
  • Chest Infection
  • Pneumonia
  • Asthma

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Best, thorough, smart and kind

Dr. Hendra is a terrific pulmonary and sleep doctor.

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.

  • Education

    28 Years Experience

  • New York Medical College

    Graduated in 1990

  • New England Deaconess Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Katherine P Hendra accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim
    • Harvard Pilgrim ChoiceNet HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    • Tufts Granite Advantage EPO, PPO and Saver
    • Tufts PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Smg Pulmonary Critical Care And Sleep Medicine, 77 Warren St Bldg 2, Brighton, MA
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