Lung diseases are disorders or infections of the lungs that can make it difficult for your body to get the oxygen it needs to survive. The pulmonary specialists at HCA Houston Healthcare Southeast want to help you learn the cause of your condition and work with you to restore your lung health.
Our pulmonary care experts design personalized treatment plans and offer support at every step of your journey. Your team may include pulmonologists, radiologists, respiratory therapists, surgeons, radiation and medical oncologists and other specialists who are dedicated to caring for you and your respiratory condition.
In recognition of our commitment to providing patients with quality care, HCA Houston Southeast is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a high-performing hospital for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which is the third leading cause of death in the U.S. and a major cause of disability worldwide.
Pasadena pulmonary services
At HCA Houston Southeast, our physicians have access to the advanced technologies they need to provide our patients with quality lung care and treatment. Our expert respiratory specialists and physicians evaluate, treat and care for patients with various breathing disorders, including:
- Chronic asthma
- Lung cancer
- Pulmonary fibrosis
Our respiratory therapists offer a wide range of screenings and diagnostic exams to assess pulmonary conditions. Some of the tests include:
- Body plethysmography
- Lung diffusion testing
- Pulmonary function test
- Sleep study
To reduce symptoms and restore independent function, we offer pulmonary rehabilitation, which is a supervised education and exercise program designed to help patients with chronic lung disease.
The program is monitored and personalized to meet the individual patient's needs and may include an assessment, education on your disease, appropriate exercises, nutrition and psychosocial support. A physician referral is required for pulmonary rehabilitation.
If you are experiencing lung problems and need help breathing easier, please make an appointment with one of our Pasadena area pulmonologists.
Pulmonary care at HCA Houston Healthcare
Pulmonary care provides treatment for lung and respiratory conditions, including asthma, bronchitis, certain allergies and chest wall conditions.Learn about Pulmonary care