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Pulmonary Medicine at UPMC in Central Pa.

Pulmonary medicine is a specialty devoted to diseases and conditions affecting the lungs. UPMC Comprehensive Lung Center at UPMC in Central Pa. 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 critical care medicine, from asthma and sleep apnea to lung cancer and rare genetic forms of COPD.

Why Choose UPMC for Pulmonary Medicine?

Through our Pulmonary Function Laboratories we can diagnose your condition quickly and comfortably.  Once diagnosed our multidisciplinary team including pulmonologists, thoracic surgeons, respiratory therapists and other pulmonary experts work together to provide you with a treatment that best meets your unique needs. Our pulmonary rehabilitation program offers progressive exercise therapy while we work closely with our thoracic surgeons if your diagnosis requires further testing or surgical treatment.  No matter what your pulmonary or respiratory need entails, we have the resources and expertise to help you.

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Conditions We Treat

Pulmonary Medicine

  • Acute respiratory distress syndrome
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchopulmonary dysplasia
  • Bronchitis (acute and chronic)
  • Bronchomalacia
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Dyspnea on exertion
  • Emphysema
  • Hypersensitivity pneumonitis
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Long term COVID effects
  • Lung cancer
  • Lung disease associated with connective tissue disease
  • Occupational lung disease (silicosis, coal worker's pneumoconiosis, asbestos exposure)
  • Pleural effusion
  • Pneumonia (acute viral and bacterial)
  • Pulmonary fibrosis
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Pulmonary mass
  • Pulmonary nodules
  • Pulmonary vascular disease
  • Respiratory failure (acute and chronic)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of breath
  • Tracheomalacia
  • Tuberculosis

Sleep Medicine

  • Obstructive/central sleep apnea
  • Narcolepsy
  • Idiopathic hypersomnolence
  • Insomnia
  • Shift work sleep disorder

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Our Services

  • Asthma Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Pulmonary Function Laboratories
  • Pulmonary Nodule Clinic
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation 


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