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Pulmonary and Respiratory Services at UPMC

Are you or a loved one living with lung disease, sleep apnea, or other respiratory health problems? If so, pulmonary and respiratory services at UPMC can help.

Our doctors are nationally recognized experts devoted to providing high-quality, comprehensive care for individuals with diseases and conditions affecting the lungs. We take a multidisciplinary approach to care, collaborating across specialties to provide personalized treatment plans tailored to each patient’s specific needs.

Our team also includes you. We believe in patient-centered care. Our doctors engage patients as partners in decision-making related to their care.

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Contact us to learn more and make an appointment with an expert near you.

Pulmonary and Respiratory Conditions We Treat at UPMC

At UPMC, our pulmonary experts treat a wide range of respiratory conditions, including:

  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Acute pulmonary embolism (PE)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Sleep apnea and other sleep disorders
  • Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Scleroderma
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Vocal cord dysfunction

View the full list of conditions.

Why Choose UPMC for Pulmonary and Respiratory Services?

Our team is dedicated to improving patients’ well-being and overall quality of life. From cutting-edge treatments to compassionate care, we strive to make a difference every day.

When you choose pulmonary and respiratory services at UPMC, you have access to:

  • A network of pulmonologists and sleep medicine experts.
  • Our advanced technologies and techniques used to treat pulmonary, respiratory, and sleep conditions.
  • Locations across the region dedicated to providing comprehensive care.

UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside is nationally ranked in pulmonology by U.S. News & World Report.

Learn more about our U.S. News rankings.

Meet Robert

Because of COPD and emphysema, Robert couldn’t live the life he wanted. He couldn’t breathe fully, which made even the simplest daily tasks difficult to perform. His doctors at UPMC recommended a cutting-edge surgery that gave him the ability to breathe normally. At UPMC, Life Changing Medicine means giving our patients the chance to do what they want to do every day.

Learn more about Robert’s journey.

Keys to a Good Night’s Sleep

Pulmonologist Blair Stone, MD, discusses things you can do to get a better night’s sleep and how to tell it’s time to get professional help.

Watch the full podcast.

Do you use e-cigarettes or vaping devices?

The UPMC Comprehensive Lung Center recently introduced a vaping clinic dedicated to treating patients with vaping-induced lung injuries. Shika Gupta, MD, and Divay Chandra, MD, sat down to discuss services offered at the Vaping Clinic and the innovative research UPMC is conducting to better understand the effect of vaping on the lungs.

Learn more about the UPMC Vaping Clinic.