The Pulmonology Clinic provides state-of-the-art care through diagnosis and treatment for adult patients with diseases of the chest, lungs, airways and pulmonary vasculature. Our physicians are all board certified in pulmonary medicine and critical care medicine. In addition to the serving patients within the pulmonology clinic, they also provide care to critically-ill patients and their families in the Intensive Care Unit. The Pulmonology Clinic's broad scope of services include evaluations and treatment for all categories of pulmonary disease including asthma, unexplained shortness of breath, bronchiolitis, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), interstitial lung disease and pulmonary fibrosis, pneumonia, sarcoidosis, pulmonary vascular disease, and pulmonary nodules and lung masses.
The staff focuses on the principles of Patient- and Family- Centered Care in the evaluation and management of patients with pulmonary disease conditions. Our providers, respiratory therapists and nursing staff work together to provide patient education on medication use, disease/lifestyle management and medication administration instructions.Testing and procedures available through the Pulmonology Clinic include:
Repiratory Therapy — an integral part of the Pulmonolgy Clinic — works to improve the respiratory health of all military beneficiaries by providing the most comprehensive, diagnostic analysis of ventilator function in patients with diseases of the chest, lung, and respiratory system.
RT provides full respiratory care in both inpatient and outpatient settings, in collaboration with patients, families, and staff. RT serves all eligible beneficiaries to include neonatal, pediatric, and adult populations. Preventive care is performed through lung screening and education classes for patients, families, and staff.
Respiratory Therapy may perform the following testing and procedures: