Pulmonary services and testing we provide include:
- Arterial blood gases
- Bronchoscopy including endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS)
- Cardiopulmonary stress tests
- Pulmonary function studies (breathing tests)
- Lung cancer screening
- Smoking cessation
- Pulmonary rehabilitation
Our patients have streamlined access to specialists at Norwalk Hospital for additional health concerns, such as heart disease or diabetes. We help schedule appointments, provide directions, and make sure patients understand their next steps.
We have access to more than 100 language translators who also are medical professionals. This ensures delivery of high-quality care to all of our patients.
As many as 10 percent of Americans suffer from asthma, 5 to 10 per cent have smoking-related lung disease such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and another 5 to 10 per cent have sleep apnea and/or chronic insomnia. Adults in Norwalk and surrounding communities can receive comprehensive care for breathing and sleep disorders with the Pulmonary Consultants at Norwalk Hospital.
Our sleep and pulmonary specialists make sure every patient receives individualized care for their unique conditions and symptoms. Some of the conditions we evaluate and treat include:
- Chronic cough
- Unexplained shortness of breath
- Lung nodules
- Lung cancer-related disorders
- Sleep apnea