At UPMC Passavant, we have pulmonary specialists and talented respiratory therapists who can help you breathe easy by treating diseases like asthma, bronchitis, and emphysema. In fact, we treat thousands of people for acute and chronic respiratory conditions each year.
Our pulmonary physicians and respiratory therapists diagnose and treat conditions including:
- Chronic bronchitis
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
- Lung cancer
Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program
This program helps people who have experienced pulmonary problems like emphysema or chronic obstructive lung disease improve their quality of life. The program features:
- Breathing re-training
- Education classes
- Aerobic or light weight training in our exercise testing facility
Center for Sleep Disordered Breathing
Heavy snoring, morning headaches, and daytime fatigue may be symptoms of sleep-related breathing disorders like sleep apnea — a disorder that causes a person to stop breathing for short periods of time during sleep. Specialists at the Center for Sleep Disordered Breathing can help you with this problem and other sleep breathing disorders.