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About Pulmonology

Pulmonology is a medical specialty that deals with diseases involving the respiratory tract. Pulmonology is that branch of healthcare science that deals with the functional abnormalities of the respiratory system and is often classified as an Internal Medicine and / or Intensive Care Medicine.

What diseases or conditions do pulmonologists treat?

Conditions of the lung or the respiratory tract that pulmonologists are usually brought in to treat and manage are:

  • Asthma
  • Sleep apnea
  • COPD
  • Acute respiratory failure
  • Pneumonia
  • Tuberculosis
  • Emphysema
  • Lung cancer
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Pleural infections
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Cystic fibrosis