Pulmonology

Onslow’s pulmonologists specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of problems relating to the lungs.

Our team of doctors, nurses, diagnostic technicians and respiratory therapists work collaboratively to provide comprehensive treatment for a wide range of conditions, including:

  • Asthma
  • Emphysema
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Chronic bronchitis
  • Lung cancer
  • Pneumonia
  • Lung diseases and infections
  • Hypertension
  • Sleep disorders
    • Sleep apnea
    • Insomnia
    • Restless leg syndrome
    • Other sleep disorders

Our physicians, nurses and therapists work with you to relieve symptoms, slow the progression of your condition, prevent complications and improve your ability to enjoy life. Treatments for lung conditions may include the following:

  • Medications such as:
    • Bronchodilators (to help open the airways)
    • Steroids (to help reduce inflammation)
    • Diuretics (to help reduce excess fluid in the lungs)
    • Antibiotics (to fight infection)
  • Exercises to decrease respiratory symptoms and improve muscle strength and endurance
  • Respiratory treatments to improve breathing ability
  • Assistance with obtaining respiratory equipment and portable oxygen
  • Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy
  • Bi-level positive airway pressure (BiPAP) therapy
  • Adaptive Servo ventilator therapy
  • Methods to increase independence with activities of daily living
  • Exercises for physical conditioning and improved endurance

We are proudly an American College of Radiology designated Lung Cancer Screening Center, certifying us as a top quality provider of safe, effective diagnostic imaging for individuals at high-risk for lung cancer.