Expert, Comprehensive Care
The Lung Institute provides comprehensive diagnostics and treatments to patients with illnesses that affect the lungs and breathing, including lung cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cystic fibrosis, asthma, interstitial lung disease, bronchiectasis, benign and malignant neoplasms, and lung transplantation.
The Lung Institute has developed a comprehensive program across specialties with one site for virtually all aspects of ambulatory pulmonary patient care, including a full pulmonary function testing lab, complete radiology services, echocardiography, laboratory, and nuclear medicine services.
Our physicians and surgeons are national and international experts in lung disease. Together, they offer comprehensive services, including highly specialized care to patients.
Why Choose The Lung Institute?
At The Lung Institute at Baylor Medicine, patients have access to the following:
- High-volume lung center
- Multidisciplinary approach to lung care
- Clinical trials
- Physical therapy
- Respiratory therapy
- Nutritional services
The pulmonary medicine focuses on the common and complex diseases of the lung. Examples include asthma, chronic obstructive lung disease, cystic fibrosis, pulmonary hypertension and others.
Cystic Fibrosis Center
Comprehensive, multidisciplinary care to adult CF patients and their families, accredited by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Post COVID Care Clinic
Evaluation and state-of-the-art care to patients recovering from COVID-19, incorporating telehealth, when appropriate.
Baylor Medicine experts specialize in the diagnosis and surgical and nonsurgical treatment of sleep disorders, such as sleep apnea and snoring.
Our thoracic surgeons specialize in the treatment of patients with benign and malignant disorders of the chest.
Baylor Medicine physicians and surgeons have extensive expertise in treating patients in many areas of lung transplantation.
Are you interested in participating in clinical trials? Discuss opportunities with your physician. See lung-related trials.