Lung Disease
Treatments & Diseases

Lung Disease Treatments & Services

Below is a list of lung disease treatments and services:

TOTAL Lung Cancer Clinic

The program is a founding member of the Multidisciplinary Thoracic Oncology Clinic (TOTAL: Thoracic Oncology Treatment and Long Term Care Clinic). Patients are evaluated and managed in a multidisciplinary approach with colleagues in Thoracic Surgery, Medical Oncology, and Radiation Oncology. Treatment plans are individualized based on patient needs with the most advanced care possible.

As a complete program, we perform the following advanced, non-invasive diagnostic, therapeutic, and palliative procedures in both the inpatient and outpatient setting:

Procedures for Benign Airway Disease

  • Trans-Tracheal Oxygen (TTO) Catheter Placement
  • Endoscopic Lung Volume Reduction for COPD
  • Bronchial Thermoplasty for Severe Asthma

Therapeutic Bronchoscopy for Benign and Malignant Airway Disease

  • Rigid Bronchoscopy
  • Laser Therapy
  • Argon Plasma Coagulation (APC)
  • Cryotherapy
  • Electrocautery
  • Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)
  • Endobronchial Brachytherapy
  • Fiducial Placement for External Beam Radiation Treatment (EBRT)
  • Airway Stent Placement and Removal (Metallic, Hybrid, and Silicone)
  • Bronchoplasty
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Chronic In-dwelling Pleural Drainage Catheters (Pleurx™)
  • Thoracic Ultrasound-guided Chest Tube Placement
  • Percutaneous Dilational Tracheostomy