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Pulmonary and Respiratory Care

Northwestern Medicine offers diagnostic testing and treatment services for a wide range of pulmonary and respiratory conditions.

Northwestern Medicine Pulmonary and Respiratory Care provides complete diagnostic testing and treatment services in modern, patient-centered facilities for all types of respiratory system conditions. Our advanced respiratory care services are designed to help you breathe easier, for various pulmonary and respiratory conditions.

The physicians at the Northwestern Medicine Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine provide full medical supervision of the medical intensive care units at both Northwestern Memorial Hospital and the Jesse Brown Veterans Affairs Medical Center. All of the physicians are fully certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and by the sub-specialty Board of Pulmonary Diseases. Some are also certified in Critical Care Medicine or Sleep Medicine.

Research

Since its establishment, basic and clinical research have been an integral part of the mission of Northwestern Medicine. Northwestern Medicine physicians are national leaders in many areas of clinical research. Our physicians are committed to finding answers to today's most disabling and puzzling medical problems. Working collaboratively with the scientists of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, our physicians are translating exciting research advances discovered in the laboratory into more effective treatment approaches and prevention strategies for our patients.

Meet the Teams

The Northwestern Medicine Pulmonary and Respiratory Care teams provide complete diagnostic testing and treatment services in modern, patient-centered facilities for all types of respiratory system conditions.
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Areas of Care

The Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

The Northwestern Medicine Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine provides complete diagnostic and treatment services and facilities for patients with all types of diseases of the respiratory system.

Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program

The Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program diagnoses and treats cystic and pulmonary fibrosis in order to manage lung disease and improve quality of lives.

Asthma and COPD

Northwestern Medicine Asthma and COPD helps people living with asthma and COPD manage their diseases more effectively.

Interstitial Lung Disease and Pulmonary Fibrosis Program

The Interstitial Disease and Pulmonary Fibrosis Program provides comprehensive and advanced care to patients.

Interventional Pulmonary and Lung Nodule Program

The Northwestern Medicine Interventional Pulmonary and Lung Nodule Program specializes in diagnosing and treating lung disease.

Interventional Pulmonology in the Western Suburbs

Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital provide a minimally invasive diagnostic and therapeutic approach to both benign and malignant diseases of the chest.

Lung Cancer Program

Northwestern Medicine offers comprehensive and compassionate lung cancer care at convenient locations.

Lung Diseases

Lung diseases, such as lung cancer, influenza, asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), prevent you from getting enough oxygen.

Lung Transplantation

Northwestern Medicine physicians combine leading clinical practice with groundbreaking research in the treatment of all types of severe lung disease.

Pulmonary Vascular Disease

Northwestern Medicine offers early medical evaluation of pulmonary vascular disease patients and state-of-the-art treatment.

Respiratory Failure

Northwestern Medicine pulmonary specialists provide patient-centered care, experience, innovation and expertise in the treatment of respiratory failure.

Thoracic Surgery

Thoracic surgeons treat patients who require surgical solution to diseases and disorders of the chest, which includes things such as cancers of the lung, esophagus and chest wall (mediastinum), as well as tumors in organs contained within the chest cavity.

Conditions

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Treatments

Northwestern Memorial Hospital U.S. News & World Report Best National Hospital, Pulmonology & Lung Surgery 2019-2020

Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Nationally recognized in Pulmonology and Lung Surgery (17th)

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Lung Transplantation Referrals

Northwestern Medicine's physician specialists work hard to find the best possible candidates for transplant and to deliver exceptional pre- and post- transplant care to patients.

Call our 24-hour physician referral line: 844.639.5864.

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