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Keren Bakal
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  • Pulmonology
  • Cardiopulmonary Center
Accepting new patients


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140 Park Avenue Pulmonology

140 Park Avenue
Florham Park, NJ 07932
United States

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75 E. Northfield Road Pulmonology

75 E. Northfield Road
Livingston, NJ 07039
United States

Clinical Expertise

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • Asthma
  • BPD
  • Breathing Therapy
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchodilator
  • Bronchopulmonary dysplasia
  • Chest X-ray
  • Chest pain
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Cough that won't go away
  • Cough up mucus
  • Coughing
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • DLCO
  • Diffusion capacity test
  • Emphysema
  • FEV1 test
  • Fluid in lungs
  • Gasping for breath at night
  • Lung cancer
  • Lung nodules
  • Lung volume measure
  • Oximetry
  • Oxygen treatment
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary evaluation
  • Pulmonary function test
  • Rapid breathing
  • Respiratory syncytial virus
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Spirometry
  • Tightness in chest
  • Tiredness during the day
  • Wheezing

Accepted Insurances

Always check with your health insurance carrier before scheduling any type of service. You can learn the details of your individual health insurance plan, including the amount of your copay, deductible, and coinsurance by visiting your health insurance company's website or by calling their customer service department. Click here to review our list of accepted insurance plans.

  • Aetna Medicare PrimeAetna Signature Administrators
  • HMO
  • Meritain
  • Open Access
  • POS
  • AHS - SMG is Tier 1
  • APCN - Aetna Premier Choice Network
  • Axcel Choice POS II
  • Axcel Open Access
  • Choice POS II
  • EPO Select
  • HNO - Health Network Option
  • Liberty - SMG is Tier 1
  • Medicare Advantage - HMO, PPO
  • Choice
  • PPO
  • Signature PPO
  • Assure Premier Plus
  • EPO
  • PPO
  • HMO
  • POS
  • Open Access
  • Open Access Plus
  • Local Value
  • Tiered Advantage
  • Advantage
  • HMO Plus
  • POS Plus
  • Regional Preferred
Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Horizon BCBS NJ
  • Empire/Anthem BCBS PPO
  • Federal Program
  • Medicare Advantage
  • Out-of-State BCBS PPO Blue Card
  • PPO
  • HMO
  • Open Access
  • Cigna Health Plan (CHP)
  • Choice Fund
  • Indemnity
  • International
  • Open Access Plus
CHN - Consumer Health Network
Clover Medicare Advantage
  • All Plans
Coventry Health Plans
First Health
  • All Plans with First Health Logo
Humana Medicare Advantage
  • PPO
  • Traditional Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Medicare Supplemental Plans
  • Medicare Advantage PPO
  • All plans PPO
  • Multiplan/PHCS logo on card - PPO
Oxford Healthplan
  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Advantage
  • Qualcare logo on card
  • OSCAR NJ Individual and Family Plan
  • Qualcare logo on card
  • PPO
  • EPO
  • Community Care Network
  • Emblem Health (with Qualcare logo)
  • HIP Prime (with Qualcare logo)
  • Traditional Plan
United Healthcare
  • AARP Medicare Complete - HMO, PPOChoice
  • Choice Plus
  • HMO
  • Navigate - EPO, HMO, POS
  • PPO

Training and Education


  • Pulmonary Medicine and Internal Medicine, America Board of Internal Medicine

Medical School

  • Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (formerly UMDNJ), Newark, NJ


  • English and Biology, Henry Rutgers Scholar, Rutgers University College of Liberal Arts, New Brunswick, NJ

  • Internal Medicine, Boston Medical Center / Boston University, Boston, MA


  • Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, NY

About Me

Keren Bakal, MD, specializes in pulmonary and critical care medicine. Dr. Bakal's expertise includes chronic pulmonary obstructive disease (COPD), tuberculosis, sarcoidosis, and other interstitial lung diseases. Dr. Bakal's research interests are primarily devoted to the study of asthma. She has delivered local, regional, and national invited presentations in her field. She has published an article in the prestigious, peer-reviewed scientific journal Chest.

Dr. Bakal says, "I believe it is important to educate my patients so that they can take a role in helping prevent illness as well as restore and maintain their health."

Dr. Bakal is a member of the American College of Chest Physicians and American Thoracic Society. She is a recipient of the American Thoracic Society Travel Award and Arnold P. Gold Humanism Award.

When she is not working with her patients, Dr. Bakal enjoys playing the piano, skiing, and traveling.


Hospital Affiliations

  • Overlook Medical Center
  • Morristown Medical Center

Awards and Honors

  • NJ Fave kids doc