Philip Schiffman

Philip L. Schiffman

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

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Location:
1 ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON PL, New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
HQ Phone:
(732) 828-3000

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Experience

Pulmonologist  - The ALS Association

Education

MD  - 

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It essentially cuts off the body's oxygen intake, and a wide range of triggers - from allergies to exercise - can cause a flare-up, said Dr. Philip Schiffman, a pulmonologist at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick.
Schiffman said asthma causes the bronchial tubes in the lungs to become inflamed, and the muscles become constricted. "It's almost like the lungs are saying, 'I don't like this pollen, so I'm going to close myself off,'" said Schiffman.

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Philip L. Schiffman, MDClinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ408 pp., 43 illus., 42 tables, 6 x 9 hardcover, 0-87993-628-2Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis has an expert team of American authors, and offers a level of medical approach that is not currently available to all patients with ALS. ...Belsh and Schiffman have created a concise, readable, but comprehensive account of ALS of immediate relevance to the practicing clinician.About 1 in 1000 adults will develop ALS, and if the correct diagnosis is to be made at a stage sufficiently early for effective management, it is a disease with which all physicians may wish to be more familiar." --The Lancet

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Philip Schiffman, MD, FACP, FCCPPulmonologist

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