Choose a specialist for your lung health
When you choose a pulmonologist at Ascension sites of care, you have a doctor who is part of an integrated national network of care. Pulmonologists diagnose and treat conditions that affect your lungs and respiratory system. Conditions include:
- Chronic lung diseases, including COPD
- Cystic fibrosis
- Lung cancer and benign lung nodules
- Covid-19 and other infectious diseases
- Pulmonary fibrosis
- Pulmonary hypertension
- Sleep apnea
Your doctor and respiratory therapists may use advanced lab tests, imaging, endoscopic procedures and breathing tests to find what’s causing your condition. Then, we work with you to create a personalized care plan. Our goal is to help your lungs and airways recover so you can breathe easier.
Specialized care to help manage your asthma
Difficulty breathing, wheezing, chest tightness and persistent cough are common symptoms of asthma. At Ascension sites of care, we offer allergy and respiratory tests to diagnose asthma. Your doctors and respiratory therapists work with you to create a personalized asthma management plan that is right for you and your type of asthma:
- Allergic asthma triggered from pollen, mold or other allergens
- Aspirin-induced asthma caused by aspirin sensitivity
- Asthma without allergies worsens with a respiratory infection
- Exercise-induced asthma set off by physical exertion
- Occupational asthma from inhaled smoke or toxins
Specialists at Ascension sites of care focus on helping you prevent asthma attacks and get symptom relief.
Pulmonary rehabilitation to strengthen your lungs
Pulmonary rehabilitation specialists at Ascension sites of care focus on building your lung endurance and reducing shortness of breath. With a referral from your doctor, our experienced respiratory therapists and nurses work with you to deliver a personalized exercise and education program that includes 1-1 counseling and smoking cessation, if needed.
Screenings to help detect lung cancer early
Talk with your doctor about lung screenings that are right for you based on your age, family history, smoking history and other risk factors. At Ascension sites of care, our goal is to develop safe and convenient diagnostic imaging tests, including low-dose CT lung scans.
Comprehensive care for lung cancer
At Ascension sites of care, our experienced pulmonary medicine specialists are part of an integrated national network of doctors, sharing best practices and advanced treatment options for lung cancer care, chest cancers and benign lung nodules. When you choose Ascension, you get a multidisciplinary team of doctors, prioritizing early and personalized treatment. Learn more.
Ascension has a compassionate, personalized approach to Respiratory Health - Pulmonary Medicine.