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Pulmonary care

Pulmonary care provides treatment for lung and respiratory conditions, including asthma, bronchitis, certain allergies and chest wall conditions.

Pulmonary and respiratory specialists in Western North Carolina

Our skilled and caring specialists help you manage your lung condition.

Our skilled lung doctors at Mission Health Physicians care for your entire family. Working to help you breathe easier, our physicians manage conditions, such as lung cancer, emphysema, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma.

Conditions our lung specialists treat

Lung disorders may slow you down, but our experienced pulmonologists effectively treat many lung and respiratory concerns, including:

  • Asthma
  • Chronic bronchitis
  • Chronic coughs
  • COPD
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Daytime sleepiness
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Emphysema
  • Lung cancer
  • Lung infection
  • Lung tumor
  • Narcolepsy
  • Neuromuscular disease
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Recurring pneumonia
  • Restrictive lung disease

Our pulmonary program

At our practices, we understand the challenges of living with lung disorders. As such, our physicians may use an array of treatments for your lung condition.

Diagnosing lung and respiratory disorders

Specialists at our medical group evaluate and diagnose your lung disorder with advanced diagnostic methods, such as:

  • Blood tests
  • Bone scans
  • Bronchoscopies
  • Chest X-rays
  • Chest ultrasounds
  • Computerized tomography (CT) scans
  • Endobronchial ultrasounds
  • Lung biopsies
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans
  • Mediastinoscopies
  • Positron emission tomography (PET) scans
  • Pulmonary angiograms
  • Pulse oximetries
  • Sleep studies
  • Spirometry tests

Pulmonary treatments and services

Your care team takes a multidisciplinary approach for your treatment. We work to give you a one-stop experience for your services, which include:

  • Asthma management
  • Breathing exercise training
  • Chemotherapy
  • COPD management
  • Lung transplant
  • Radiation therapy
  • Smoking cessation programs
  • Lung surgery

Lung cancer screening and care

To determine if your symptoms indicate lung cancer, we begin with a low-dose CT lung screening. Once diagnosis is completed, our lung doctors create an extensive, personalized treatment that may include medication, chemotherapy, radiation or lung surgery.

Pediatric pulmonary care

Our medical group is home to the only certified pediatric pulmonologists in the region, treating pediatric lung disorders and diseases, sleep disorders, neuromuscular illnesses and allergy complications. As a result, your child will have access to a broad range of services, including pulmonary function tests and sleep studies. If your child needs advanced care, they may be referred to our specialized programs, including:

  • Regional Asthma Disease Management Program
  • Cystic Fibrosis Clinic

Our Pulmonary care Locations