Pulmonary (Chest Medical)
The Pulmonary Division staff includes four Pulmonary Specialists, four Pulmonary Fellows, 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 (obstructed bronchial tubes), lung cancer, interstitial lung disease, pleural diseases, tuberculosis, pulmonary hypertension and AIDS related pulmonary disorders.
The procedures provided at the Clinic include:
- Spirometry, breath and lung function measurement
- Arterial Blood Gas analysis
- Oxygen saturation measurements
Our Nurse clinician provides patient education about 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: 305
• Hours: Monday 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM; Friday 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
• Telephone: (718) 616–4002