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Pulmonology

Pulmonology is the area of medicine which focuses on the respiratory system. Asthma, chronic obstructive lung disease (COPD), emphysema and lung cancer are just a few diseases that can hinder your day to day life. Your pulmonologist can assist in diagnosis and treatment of these conditions.

UNCPN’s pulmonologists provide excellent care throughout our specialty clinics. Our goal is to relieve the stress and pain that respiratory disease may cause.

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We treat the following conditions:

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic lung disease treatment (COPD, asthma)
  • Consultation services for patients in the hospital for critical care, and all pulmonary services and sleep issues
  • Critical care management
  • Narcolepsy treatment
  • Pneumonia vaccines and influenza vaccinations
  • Pulmonary function tests
  • Respiratory illnesses
  • Sleep apnea evaluation and treatment
  • Thoracentesis
  • Ventilator management

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