Pulmonary (Lung) Care


When you have trouble breathing, climbing stairs, simple household chores and family activities become challenging. Instead of enjoying life, you miss out on the activities you enjoy. Common respiratory conditions include asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cystic fibrosis and obstructive lung disease.

What Sets Us Apart

The pulmonologists at Meritas Health Pulmonary Medicine provide a full range of diagnostics tools, treatment options and lung care services to help you breathe easier. NKCH is the only hospital in the Northland with a pulmonary rehabilitation program certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. That means you have access to the most advanced pulmonary rehab practices available.

Conditions We Treat


Asthma
• Bronchitis
• COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
• Emphysema
• Cystic fibrosis
• Damaged airway tubes (bronchiectasis)
Lung cancer
• Lung transplant follow-up care
• Pneumonia
• Pulmonary hypertension (a type of high blood pressure that affects arteries in the lungs and heart
• Pulmonary fibrosis
Sleep apnea
• Tissue swelling in the lungs and other organs (sarcoidosis)