DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT OF DISEASES OF THE LUNGS & RESPIRATORY TRACT

Pulmonologists diagnose and treat diseases of the lungs and respiratory tract (nose, pharynx and throat), conditions that make it difficult to breathe and that can cause problems including constant cough, disturbed sleep and altered heart function.

Pulmonary diseases treated at CRMC include:

  • ARDS (acute respiratory distress syndrome)
  • Asthma
  • Chronic bronchitis
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
  • Emphysema
  • Lung cancer
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Tuberculosis

Resources

For more information on pulmonology services available at CRMC for adults and children, call the Cardiopulmonary Department at 912.384.1900, extension 4415.

Bhavdip Patel, M.D.
Michael Perkins, M.D.