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Lung Health

Learn to live well and care for your lungs.

Schedule Your Screening

Learn to live well and care for your lungs.

Schedule Your Screening

Live Well and Breath Easy

Our lungs play in important role in our health. Our lungs, like the rest of our body, need daily care and attention. Breathing feeds oxygen to every cell in the body. Without enough oxygen, people are more prone to health problems. But ordinary, everyday breathing isn't enough to keep the oxygen flowing through the body at peak levels. Learn 8 tips to improve your lung health.

Prevention and early detection of lung disease, including lung cancer, are the best ways to reduce risk of disease. Rush Copley offers a low-dose lung CT screening. See if you are at high risk.

Lung Cancer Support

Waterford Place Cancer Resource Center provides services and support to anyone impacted by a cancer diagnosis. Waterford Place is a warm, welcoming space that offers an array of information and programs on all cancer types, including lung. Learn more about offerings at Waterford.

Education and Resources

CT for Lung Cancer: Lesser-Known Screening, Large Impact

CT screening for lung cancer is much less familiar, but when it comes to detecting a health issue, it is far more efficient, according to thoracic surgeon, Justin Karush, DO. Learn why lung cancer screening has the greatest chance of saving a life.

Healthy Sleep

Sleep apnea is interrupted sleep in which a person has one or more pauses in breathing or shallow breaths during sleep. Learn how this and other sleep issues can impact your health.

Ten Tips to Help you Quit Smoking

Quitting smoking for good can be a challenge, but your health and lifestyle will reap the rewards. There's not a right or wrong way to quit – pick a plan that will work for you. When you are ready to quit, these tips can help.

Lung Specialists

Sujay Bangarulingam, MD

Sujay Bangarulingam, MD

Pulmonary Disease Make an Appointment
Justin Karush, DO

Justin Karush, DO

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, Surgery Request an Appointment
Salman Sheikh, MD

Salman Sheikh, MD

Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Medicine, Critical Care Medicine Make an Appointment
Akhtar Siddiqui, MD

Akhtar K. Siddiqui, MD

Testimonials

Regular exercise is an important part of a healthy lifestyle, even if you have a chronic lung disease.

Sujay Bangarulingam, M.D., Pulmonologist, Rush Copley Medical Group
Testimonials

A Message of Hope for Lung Cancer - Immunotherapies have changed how we treat the disease.

Philip Bonomi, M.D. Medical Oncologist, Rush University