​Pulmonary Services

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At UPMC St. Margaret, our pulmonary staff consists of board-certified physicians who specialize in:

  • Pulmonology
  • Critical care medicine
  • Internal medicine
  • Sleep medicine

We provide treatment for a wide range of pulmonary and respiratory-related conditions including:

COPD Resources

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a condition that reduces airflow to the lungs as the result of either blockage or excess mucus secretion. The more you know about COPD, the more control you will have over your life. There are many resources available to help you and your family learn about COPD.

COPD Home Visit Program

If you or a family member have COPD and have a UPMC St. Margaret primary care physician, you may benefit from our COPD home visit program. A registered nurse chronic disease care manager will visit you at home to teach you self-management of your COPD. The home visit program includes education on:

  • What is COPD
  • Triggers to avoid
  • Proper use of inhalers
  • Breathing techniques
  • Energy conservation and relaxation techniques
  • Development of a COPD action plan when flare-ups develop

Speak to your primary care physician about enrolling in the home visit program. There is no charge to you or your insurance. For more information about the home visit program, call 412-784-5764.

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Center for Sleep Disorders

At the Center for Sleep Disorders at UPMC St. Margaret, we use state-of-the-art digital equipment to monitor sleep and determine the nature and severity of sleep disorders.

Staffed by expertly trained, caring, and experienced health care professionals, the Center uses a multidisciplinary approach in the diagnosis and management of sleep disorders. If needed, our team will collaborate on a patient's case, including:

  • Pulmonologists
  • Neurologists
  • Otolaryngologists (ear, nose, and throat)

For more information about the Center for Sleep Disorders at UPMC St. Margaret, please call 412-784-4380.

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Pulmonary Function Test

A pulmonary function test (PFT) measures how well your lungs function. Your physician might order you a PFT as part of a routine exam, especially if you smoke; to test your lung function before surgery; or to help diagnose lung conditions or diseases.

Testing is now offered at both UPMC St. Margaret (Monday through Friday) and UPMC Natrona Heights (Mondays and Thursdays).

For more information about PFT, call 412-784-4057.

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Pulmonary Rehabilitation

People with chronic lung disease often benefit from participation in pulmonary rehabilitation.

Learn more about pulmonary rehabilitation services.

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​Contact Us

Pulmonary Consultants-UPMC
UPMC St. Margaret
Medical Arts Building
Suite 2040
200 Delafield Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15215

UPMC Natrona Heights
1604 Burtner Road
Suite 2500
Natrona Heights, PA 15065

Center for Sleep Disorders
UPMC St. Margaret
100 Delafield Rd.
Medical Arts Building
Pittsburgh, PA 15215

Pulmonary Function Lab
UPMC St. Margaret
Respiratory Therapy Dept.
3rd Floor
815 Freeport Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15215

Pulmonary Function Booth
UPMC Natrona Heights
1604 Burtner Road
Natrona Heights, PA 15065
*Open Mondays and Thursdays

Smoking Cessation Hotline

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