Dr. Lawrence Bistrong is a pulmonologist in Sacramento. He diagnoses and treats patients who suffer from respiratory or breathing problems such as asthma and COPD.


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Pulmonary Medicine Associates Medical Group Inc.  


1485 River Park Drive, Sacramento, CA 95815

Office Details

Doctor Specialties Pulmonology & Critical Care Medicine
Practice Specialty Multi Specialty
Languages Spoken English

Pulmonary Medicine Associates Medical Group Inc.  


(916) 669-4100


1485 River Park Drive, Suite 200, Sacramento, CA 95815-4501

Office Details

Doctor Specialty Critical Care Medicine
Languages Spoken English

Insurance Accepted  

  • Medicare

About Dr. Bistrong
Dr. Bistrong



Dr. Lawrence Bistrong graduated from Other in 2001.

Dr. Bistrong has two offices in California where he specializes in Pulmonology and Critical Care Medicine.

Dr. Bistrong works with nineteen doctors including Dr. William Austin and Dr. Saman Hayatdavoudi.


Education & Training  

Medical School

  • Other
    MD • 2001

Hospital Affiliations

  • Dignity Health
  • Sutter Health Sacramento Sierra Region

Languages Spoken  

  • English

Dr. Bistrong's Medicare Fee‑for‑Service Data (2014)  

Please Note: The information displayed below is sourced from the 2014 Medicare Physician and Other Supplier National Provider Identifier (NPI) Aggregate Report. It's important to remember that the statistics below are not inclusive of all patients treated by Dr. Bistrong, but only those who participate in Medicare.

  • Participates in Medicare?: Yes 
  • Number of HCPCS Codes: 48 
  • Number of Services: 2030 
  • Medical Suppress Indicator:  
  • Number of HCPCS Associated With Medical Services: 45 
  • Number of Medical Services: 2017 
  • Number of Medicare Patients with Medical Services: 633 
  Medicare Patient Demographics
  • Total Number of Medicare Patients: 633 
  • Average Age of Medicare Patients: 72 
  • Number of Patients Under Age 65: 138 
  • Number of Patients Age 65 to 74: 232 
  • Number of Patients Age 75 to 84: 169 
  • Number of Patients Over Age 84: 94 
  • Number of Female Patients : 334 
  • Number of Male Patients: 299 
  • Number of Non-Hispanic White Patients: 479 
  • Number of Black or African American Patients: 54 
  • Number of Asian Pacific Islander Patients: 44 
  • Number of Hispanic Patients: 41 
  • Number of American Indian/Alaska Native Patients: 0 
  • Number of Patients with Race Not Elsewhere Classified: 0 
  • Number of Patients with Medicare Only Entitlement: 373 
  • Number of Patients with Medicare & Medicaid Entitlement: 260 
  Medicare Patient Condition Demographics
  • Percent of Patients with Atrial Fibrillation: 25% 
  • Percent of Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease or Dementia: 16% 
  • Percent of Patients with Asthma: 19% 
  • Percent of Patients with Cancer: 17% 
  • Percent of Patients with Heart Failure: 49% 
  • Percent of Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease: 52% 
  • Percent of Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: 55% 
  • Percent of Patients with Depression: 33% 
  • Percent of Patients with Diabetes: 47% 
  • Percent of Patients with Hyperlipidemia: 60% 
  • Percent of Patients with Hypertension (High Blood Pressure): 75% 
  • Percent of Patients with Ischemic Heart Disease: 49% 
  • Percent of Patients with Osteoporosis: 9% 
  • Percent of Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis / Osteoarthritis: 37% 
  • Percent of Patients with Schizophrenia / Other Psychotic Disorders: 8% 
  • Percent of Patients with Stroke: 14% 
  Medicare Payments Data
  • Total Submitted Charge Amount: $534,013.60 
  • Total Medicare Allowed Amount: $187,201.30 
  • Total Medicare Payment Amount: $141,370.75 
  • Total Medicare Standardized Payment Amount: $138,439.00 
  • Total Medical Submitted Charge Amount: $533,094.00 
  • Total Medical Medicare Allowed Amount: $186,750.16 
  • Total Medical Medicare Payment Amount: $140,928.80 
  • Total Medical Medicare Standardized Payment Amount: $137,997.05 
  Medicare Prescription Drug Data
  • Drug Suppress Indicator: n/a 
  • Number of HCPCS Associated With Drug Services: 3 
  • Number of Drug Services: 13 
  • Number of Medicare Beneficiaries With Drug Services: 12 
  • Total Drug Submitted Charge Amount: $919.60 
  • Total Drug Medicare Allowed Amount: $451.14 
  • Total Drug Medicare Payment Amount: $441.95 
  • Total Drug Medicare Standardized Payment Amount: $441.95