Dr. Benjamin Alberto Laracuente MD Pulmonologist

Dr. Benjamin Laracuente is a pulmonologist in Beaver, Pennsylvania. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Heritage Valley Beaver and Heritage Valley Sewickley. He received his medical degree from Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo and has been in practice for 26 years. Dr. Laracuente accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 4 doctors at Heritage Valley Beaver and one of 2 at Heritage Valley Sewickley who specialize in Pulmonary Disease. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pulmonologist: Asthma & COPD, Critical Care Medicine, Interventional, Sleep Medicine

Clinical Interests: Sleep Disorders, Pulmonary Circulation, Pneumonia, Asthma, Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH), Pulmonology - Critical Care Medicine

Education & Medical Training

New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1991 - 1994

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
Fellowship, Sleep Disorders, 2000 - 2001

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Fellowship, Critical Care Medicine, 1994 - 1996

Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center
Fellowship, Pulmonary Disease, 1996 - 1998

New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens
Internship, General Surgery, 1988 - 1991

Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine
Class of 1988

Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo
Class of 1961

University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras Campus
Other Training, Chemistry, 1980 - 1984

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 17 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 5 years in Pulmonary Disease

OH State Medical License
Active through 2014

PA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Unilateral Proptosis.

Sarcoidosis. Therapy and Management.

Cancer of the Prostate and New Cures.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • Regence Washington - Preferred Provider Network
  • United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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