Pulmonary Medicine: Conditions and Services

Helping Patients Breathe Easier

Pulmonary and Critical Care physicians at The University of Kansas Health System provide comprehensive diagnosis and treatment for conditions affecting lungs and breathing. These include:
  • Asthma
  • Chronic bronchitis and cough
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD
  • Chronic respiratory failure
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Lung cancer
  • Lung disease
  • Pleurisy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary hypertension, primary and secondary
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sleep apnea and other sleep disorders
  • Tobacco-related lung disorders
  • Tuberculosis
Services include:
  • Bronchoscopy and lung biopsy
  • Comprehensive lung function testing
  • Emphysema surgery evaluation
  • Exercise evaluation
  • Lung transplant evaluations
  • Medical intensive care
  • Methacholine inhalation challenge, a test for asthma
  • Oxygen therapy evaluation
  • Stent placement to keep airways from collapsing
  • Tumor treatment (laser or radiation)
  • Ventilation placement and monitoring
  • Inspire nerve stimulator for sleep apnea 
  • Bronchial Thermoplasty