Dr. Philip Ovadia

Thoracic Surgery
Beaver, PA
22 years experience male

Locations

Office

Beaver, PA

Address

1000 Dutch Ridge Rd, Beaver, PA
Directions

About

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Thoracic Surgery, Board Certified

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

28 Answers
14 Agrees
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Ovadia
22 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Collapsed lung: Spontaneous pneumothorax is collapse of the lung due to air leaking out from the lung. Spontaneous means that there is no obvious cause such as traum ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Ovadia
22 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Thickening and fluid: Pleural effusion is fluid around the lung. Pleural plaques are thickening of the lining of the lung and chest wall. Both can be due to numerous reas ... Read More
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2 thanks
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Ovadia
22 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Chest tube: Typically, the first line of treatment for a collapsed lung is to insert a chest tube, which is a tube that is placed between the ribs and outside of ... Read More

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Testimonials
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Ovadia is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Ovadia is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Do so thank all doctors who help with this
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Thank you for an answer Doc!! Much appreciated!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, PA
Graduated 1998MD

Residency

ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
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