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Medical Specialties

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.

Please note ALL Medical Specialties will meet in the Primary Care Area located
on the 4th Floor from 4 PM - 8 PM and Saturday and Sunday from 8 AM - 12PM

Pulmonary
Location: Room 305

Hours:
Monday through Thursday 8 AM - 4 PM
Friday 8 AM - 12 PM

Evening Hours:
Every 1st Monday 8 AM - 8 PM
Every 3rd Tuesday 8 AM - 8 PM
Every 2nd Thursday 8 AM - 8 PM

Weekend Hours:
Every 1st, 3rd & 4th Saturday 8 AM - 12 PM

Telephone: (718) 616-4002

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