Dr. Vivek N Ahya MD Pulmonologist

Dr. Vivek Ahya is a pulmonologist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 20 years. Dr. Ahya accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 56 doctors at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and one of 41 at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center who specialize in Pulmonary Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pulmonologist: General Pulmonary Medicine, Lung Transplantation Medicine

Hospital Affiliation

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Ranked #7 in Pulmonology

Pennsylvania Hospital
High performing in Pulmonology

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1994–1997

University of Pennsylvania Health System
Fellowship, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, 1998–2001

Boston University School of Medicine
Class of 1994

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 16 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 14 years in Pulmonary Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 13 years in Critical Care Medicine

PA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Most Compassionate Doctor, American Registry

Publications & Presentations

Mechanical Ventilation after Lung Transplantation. It's Time for a Trial.
Diamond, J. M.,Ahya, V. N.

Interobserver variability in grading transbronchial lung biopsy specimens after lung transplantation.
Bhorade, S. M.,Husain, A. N.,Liao, C.,Li, L. C.,Ahya, V. N.,Baz, M. A.,Valentine, V. G.,Love, R. B.,Seethamraju, H.,Alex, C. G.,Bag, R.,DeOliveira, N. C.,Vigneswaran, W. T.,Garrity, E. R.,Arcasoy, S. M.

Decreased incidence of cytomegalovirus infection with sirolimus in a post hoc randomized, multicenter study in lung transplantation.
Ghassemieh, B.,Ahya, V. N.,Baz, M. A.,Valentine, V. G.,Arcasoy, S. M.,Love, R. B.,Seethamraju, H.,Alex, C. G.,Bag, R.,Deoliveira, N. C.,Vigneswaran, W. T.,Charbeneau, J.,Garrity, E. R.,Bhorade, S. M.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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