When you have a problem with your lungs — whether it's a lifelong disease or a short-term illness — it can make breathing difficult and potentially lead to other serious health issues.
Pulmonologists at Rush use the latest diagnostic tools and treatments to address the full spectrum of lung diseases. They also see patients with the following problems:
- Sleep apnea and other sleep disorders
- Diseases that affect both the heart and lungs, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
If you or a loved one has a chronic condition, such as mesothelioma or cystic fibrosis, Rush offers tightly coordinated, personalized care to reduce symptoms, improve quality of life and slow disease progression.
Pulmonary care services at Rush are ranked among the best in the country by U.S. News & World Report.