Pulmonary medicine is a specialty devoted to diseases and conditions affecting the lungs. UPMC Comprehensive Lung Center at UPMC Hamot provides evaluation and treatment for patients suffering from respiratory illnesses, difficulty breathing, and sleep disorders.
The combined expertise of our team of pulmonologists covers a wide range of pulmonary conditions and critcal care medicine, from asthma and sleep apnea to lung cancer and rare genetic forms of COPD.
UPMC Hamot was the first hospital in the nation to use a new robotic technology to diagnose and treat lung cancer. The technology continues to evolve and now provides test results even sooner.
UPMC Hamot is a participant in the UPMC Lung Cancer Screening program, which offers low-dose CT scans to eligible candidates to aid in the early detection of lung cancer. The scan takes only a few minutes.
UMC Hamot has been designated a Lung Cancer Screening Center of Excellence by UPMC Health Plan.