Services We Provide

You or your loved one can receive the latest diagnostic, therapeutic and rehabilitation services for your lung condition at UMass Memorial Medical Center. Our pulmonary medicine experts may use one the following tests or therapies to diagnose or treat your condition.

  • Bronchoscopy - Evaluates and manages respiratory abnormalities, including abnormal chest X-rays, lung cancer, coughing up blood and respiratory infections
  • Cough clinic - Evaluates, diagnoses and manages chronic cough
  • Esophageal pH and impedance monitoring - Diagnoses gastroesophageal reflux disease (also known as GERD), assesses its severity and connects it with respiratory symptoms
  • Exercise testing with pulmonary monitoring - Assesses oxygen usage and carbon dioxide production
  • Home ventilation therapy - Provides continuous mechanical ventilation support in your home
  • Positive airway pressure (CPAP and BiPAP) - Treats obstructive sleep apnea and provides ventilatory support to patients with respiratory muscle weakness
  • Pulmonary function testing - Determines how well your lungs are functioning and how well your current medical treatment is working
  • Sputum induction testing - Diagnoses lung infections and lung cancer
  • Thoracic surgery clinic - Provides surgical and critical care for conditions affecting the lungs and chest
  • Transtracheal oxygen therapy - Delivers oxygen directly to your lungs through a small, flexible tube inserted into the windpipe
  • Video-assisted thorascopic surgery - Minimally invasive technique to diagnose problems in your chest
  • Lung screening program - Screening for lung cancer using a low-dose CT scan