The first comprehensive, multi-specialty Lung Institute in Texas, the Baylor Medicine Lung Institute at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center uses advanced technology and the latest research to accurately diagnose and effectively treat patients with complex lung disease. At the forefront of innovation and research, and combined with excellence in clinical care, we offer patients unique access to new diagnostic and therapeutic modalities.
Our multidisciplinary team includes internationally renowned specialists in surgery, medical oncology, pulmonary medicine, radiation oncology, and radiology. A collaborative approach to treatment means that patients have more options for a course of treatment.
The institute’s holistic care for patients and families includes a spiritual care team, social workers, physical therapists, and dietitians. Patient navigators help patients and their families handle the stress of illness while encouraging patients to take an active role in their care plans.
Nationally Recognized in Pulmonology & Lung Surgery
Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center was designated high performing in both Pulmonology & Lung Surgery and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) by U.S. News & World Report for 2020-21. Our team leads in the advancement of multiple areas of thoracic surgery, from lung cancer and mesothelioma surgical techniques to employing new methods in treating advanced COPD.