Ranked #5 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report
Duke delivers sophisticated, comprehensive care to patients suffering from lung diseases and respiratory disorders of all kinds.
Skilled and compassionate critical care -- the treatment of patients suffering from acute respiratory distress and respiratory failure -- is interwoven into all of our clinical services.
Our specialized programs include:
Allergies and Asthma
Care for patients with respiratory conditions and ailments
Care for both inpatients and outpatients suffering from every degree of CF
Interstitial Lung Disease
Non-cancerous disorders characterized by widespread inflammation and scarring of the lung
Unites our specialized pulmonary medicine expertise with the most sophisticated techniques and technologies available to diagnose and treat many patients traditionally served by thoracic surgeons
Improves the health and longevity of patients with advanced chronic lung disease and other serious pulmonary disorders
Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
Treatment for emphysema predominantly in the upper regions of the lungs. It is used strictly for people with emphysema or bullous lung disease
Care for a serious disorder characterized by high blood pressure in the lungs
Five-week curriculum designed to maximize patients’ lung function through exercise, education, medication, and psychosocial support