Respiratory & Lung Care (Pulmonology)

Pulmonary care is a resource for patients with respiratory diseases and related sleep disorders. St. Luke’s Health board-certified specialists partner with patients to diagnose, treat, and manage acute and chronic respiratory conditions. Our goal is to restore a patient’s health while empowering them to manage their condition and prevent further issues.

Our pulmonary specialists are experts in the management of a wide spectrum of lung conditions with a focus on advanced lung disease. At the forefront of research and innovation, and combined with our excellence in clinical care and education, we offer our patients unique access to new diagnostic and therapeutic technologies.

High Performing in Pulmonology & Lung Surgery

U.S. News & World Report has recognized Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center as a high performing hospital, meaning that we are within the top 10% of all pulmonology hospitals in the nation.

The Baylor College of Medicine Lung Institute at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center was the first comprehensive, multi-specialty Lung Institute in Texas. The institute uses advanced technology and the latest research to accurately diagnose and effectively treat patients with complex lung disease. Additionally, Baylor St. Luke’s leads in the advancement of multiple areas of thoracic surgery, from mesothelioma and lung cancer surgical techniques to breathing lung transplants

Respiratory Conditions We Treat

Treatment is a continuum of care that varies according to each patient’s condition. It may include prevention, education, medication therapy, outpatient or inpatient procedures, and lifestyle changes.

Featured Updates

New Technology Gives Patients With COPD More Treatment Options

NOV 20, 2019

Chronic lower respiratory disease, or CLRD, is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder, or COPD, is a form of CLRD. And while no cure exists for COPD, there are a number of effective treatments t...

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Vaping and Your Lungs: What We Know so Far

OCT 28, 2019

As more cases of mysterious lung diseases appear in the news, doctors and researchers are turning their attention toward vaping, a trend that’s quickly gained popularity. Some are drawing comparisons between e-cigarettes and their tech-free predecess...

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