Pulmonary (Chest Medical)
The staff of the Pulmonary Division includes four Pulmonary Specialists, four Pulmonary Fellows, a Pulmonary Nurse Clinician and a Pulmonary Function Technologist.
The Clinic cares for patients with a variety of illnesses such as pneumonia, bronchial asthma, emphysema, chronic bronchitis, bronchiectasis (infections of the respiratory tract), lung cancer, interstitial lung disease, pleural diseases, tuberculosis, pulmonary hypertension and AIDS related pulmonary disorders.
The procedures provided at the Clinic include:
Spirometry, which measures lung function ABG analysis, blood gas measurement Oxygen saturation measurements, which gauge the amount of oxygen carried by the blood
Our Nurse clinician provides patient education pertaining to correct techniques for inhaler and nebulizer use. We also provide vaccination for prevention of respiratory infection and skin testing for detection of tuberculosis infection.
If necessary, we can refer patients for bronchoscopy and sleep studies.
Location: Room 305 (Evening/Weekend sessions in Room 4N39)
Monday 12PM - 4PM (First of the month 4PM - 8PM)
Tuesday 8AM - 12 PM (Third of the month 4PM - 8PM)
Wednesday 12PM - 4PM
Thursday 8AM - 4PM (Second of the month 4PM - 8PM)
Friday 8AM - 12PM
Saturday 8AM - 12PM (First, Second and Fourth of the month)
Telephone: (718) 616-4002