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Common Pulmonary Conditions

  • Asthma
  • Breathing problems
  • Interstitial and diffuse lung disease
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Primary ciliary dyskinesia
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Inability to initiate and maintain sleep (insomnia)
  • Excessive snoring
  • Oxygenation or chronic breathing problems
  • Esophageal reflux (pediatric, adult)
  • Narcolepsy (sudden, uncontrollable sleep)

We also perform:

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Pulmonary function tests
  • Thoracentesis
  • Chest tube placement
  • Sleep studies

Comprehensive evaluations:

  • Shortness of breath
  • Chronic cough
  • Hemoptysis (coughing up blood)
  • Abnormal chest X-rays

Other areas of expertise include:

  • Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation
  • Connective tissue disease
    • Sarcoidosis
  • Infections
    • Atypical mycobacterial infections
    • Tuberculosis
  • Interstitial lung disease
    • Pulmonary fibrosis
    • Lymphangiomyomatosis, lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM)
  • Interventional bronchoscopy
    • Balloon dilation and stent placement to open windpipes
    • Endoscopic brachytherapy (with Radiation Oncology)
    • Laser treatments for palliation
  • Lung cancer diagnosis and evaluation
    • Bronchoscopy services, including interventional treatment with lasers and stents
    • Mesothelioma
  • Lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS)
  • Nicotine dependence
  • Obstructive lung disease
    • Emphysema
    • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
    • Asthma
    • Chronic cough, bronchitis
    • Bronchiectasis
  • Pulmonary vascular disease
    • Pulmonary hypertension. The Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic is dedicated to state-of-the-art evaluation and treatment of all disorders and manifestations of this rare lung disease.
    • Pulmonary embolism
    • Pulmonary vasculitis (Wegener's granulomatosis)
  • Sleep disorders evaluation and treatment
  • Vasodilator therapy
    • Flolan infusion

Pulmonary rehabilitation

Patients with lung disease who experience shortness of breath frequently and are not able to perform daily activities may be referred to pulmonary rehabilitation. There, registered respiratory therapists work with you to improve your lung function, reduce symptom severity, and reduce the risk of future medical complications.