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About Dr. Ross S Summer

Dr. Ross S Summer, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Philadelphia, PA. He has 22 years of experience. His specialties include Pulmonary Disease and Allergy and Immunology. Dr. Summer has received 2 awards. He speaks English.

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Primary Address

JEFFERSON THORACIC SURGERY

834 Walnut St Ste 650
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 955-6996

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Specialties

Dr. Ross S Summer has the following 2 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.

  • Allergy and Immunology

    An allergy & immunology specialist is a physician who is specially trained in matters pertaining to chronic and acute allergies, as well as deficiencies of the immune system. The doctor will determine whether an allergy, which attacks our immune system, is present. They'll also determine the cause, whether it be environmental triggers like trees and pollen, food-borne like peanuts and dairy, the venom of insects like bees, or a medication like penicillin.
    In addition to determining the allergen causing an immunological response in a patient, the specialist will treat the symptoms caused by the reaction.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Ross S Summer has the following 8 expertise

  • Tuberculosis (TB)
  • Angiographic Visualization
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Asthma
  • Chest Infection
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Pneumonia
  • Emphysema
  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Bridges to Excellence: Physician Office Systems Recognition Program

    Bridges to Excellence: Physician Office Systems Recognition Program

    This program is designed to recognize practices that use information systems to enhance the quality of patient care. To obtain Recognition, practices must demonstrate that they have implemented systematic office processes to reduce errors and increase quality.

  • NCQA Patient-Centered Specialty Practice

    NCQA Patient-Centered Specialty Practice

    NCQA-architect of America's most popular patient-centered medical home model-has extended medical home concepts to specialists: NCQA Patient-Centered Specialty Practice Recognition. Now, specialty practices committed to access, communication and care coordination can earn accolades as the "neighbors" that surround and inform the medical home and colleagues in primary care.

  • Education

    22 Years Experience

  • Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In New Orleans

    Graduated in 1996

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Ross S Summer accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Select
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Capital Blue Cross
    • Capital BC PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry HealthAmerica HMO
    • Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
  • Geisinger Health Plan
    • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Horizon BCBS
    • Horizon BCBS OMNIA - TIER2
    • Horizon Direct Access
    • Horizon HMO
    • Horizon OMNIA
    • Horizon POS
    • Horizon PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • IBC
    • IBC Keystone HMO POS
    • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • QualCare
    • QualCare HMO

Locations & Directions

JEFFERSON THORACIC SURGERY, 834 Walnut St Ste 650, Philadelphia, PA
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