A pulmonologist is a physician who specializes in diagnosing and treating lung and respiratory diseases and conditions. Pulmonologists commonly treat pneumonia, emphysema, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), tuberculosis, cystic fibrosis, asthma, pulmonary hypertension and cancer. Additionally, some pulmonologists provide critical care medicine, treating patients in a hospital’s intensive care unit.
Our pulmonologists are skilled in the use of advanced technology and sophisticated equipment to treat patients with lung cancer and critical care issues. Using tools such as bedside ultrasound and endobronchial ultrasound in the intensive care unit helps our doctors provide accurate diagnoses. With the help of navigational bronchoscopy, the pulmonologists at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) hospitals have developed expertise in endobronchial techniques such as stent placement, cryotherapy and brachytherapy. Our pulmonologists provide inpatient and outpatient consultations for patients with lung cancer. Focusing on various interventions for pulmonary conditions, pulmonologists at CTCA® provide diagnostic testing using a wide range of tools, from basic to complex. With a commitment to patient comfort, our pulmonologists are dedicated to providing the state-of-the-art treatment options.
The pulmonologists at CTCA are dedicated to performing innovative therapeutic interventions for patients with lung cancer. The goal of these therapies is to improve patients’ quality of life. Our physicians work with a comprehensive team of experienced clinicians to meet the needs of patients with lung cancer and conditions related to lung cancer. Comprehensive care is the cornerstone of the CTCA Mother Standard® of care and patient-centered model that is core to the mission at our five CTCA hospitals, located across the United States.