It’s hard to enjoy life when breathing becomes a struggle. Lung disease is one of the most devastating illnesses in America, affecting more than 12 million people. The pulmonary team at North Kansas City Hospital is proud to offer a range of lung services to help you breathe easier.
Advanced Care for Your Lungs
If you have asthma, we can help. From medication and respiratory therapy to advanced treatments, such as bronchial thermoplasty, we’ll help you find the best care for your specific needs. Learn more about our asthma services.
This technology allows doctors to see inside the airway using a specialized scope to diagnose lung diseases, including lung cancer. Bronchoscopy can also be used to treat some lung conditions.
Diagnostic Tests & Imaging
Precise diagnosis is key to effective treatment. We offer a wide range of tests and imaging services, including advanced imaging technology, such as CT and PET scanning and pulmonary function testing, that help your doctor pinpoint the cause of your condition.
Our comprehensive outpatient pulmonary rehabilitation services help people with chronic lung conditions improve their lung capacity, increase their energy level and get the most out of daily living.
Breathing difficulties occur with strokes, heart attacks, asthma, bronchitis, emphysema and other conditions. We’re committed to helping you restore and maintain normal breathing function through our award-winning respiratory therapy program.
Hospice Lung Program
This new program of NorthCare Hospice provides aggressive symptom management of late stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema and pulmonary fibrosis with a goal of increased comfort and reduced hospital stays and emergency room visits.
Sleep Health Center
Our sleep specialists are skilled in diagnosing and treating sleep-related breathing disorders, such as sleep apnea. Learn more about our Sleep Health Center.
Support Services & Education
An important component of our pulmonary program is education and support. The more you know about your lung condition, the better equipped you’ll be to manage it. We work with you one-on-one during rehabilitation sessions and provide other educational resources, including:
Lung Cancer Screening, Detection & Treatment
You’ll find a continuum of cancer care services if you need them under one roof at our Northland Cancer Center. We also offer a Lung Cancer CT screening for early lung cancer detection.