Pulmonology is the medical specialty that deals with diseases impacting the lungs and respiratory tract. Pulmonary medicine is classified as a branch of Internal Medicine, though it could also be considered a form of Intensive Care Medicine. Physicians who specialize in respiratory medicine are called Pulmonologists. Pulmonologists treat the following conditions:
- Pulmonary Edema
- Pulmonary Fibrosis
- Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
- Pulmonary Embolism
- Pulmonary Hypertension
If you have an emergency involving your lung function or respiratory track, call our office immediately. We will do our best to see you as soon as possible. After hours, you can call our answering service, which will provide you with further assistance. However, if your emergency is serious, or you experience difficulty breathing, you should always call 911.