COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, affects millions of Americans. It’s the third leading cause of death in the United States, yet it’s also highly treatable and preventable.
At Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, pulmonary specialists have deep expertise in treating acute and chronic lung conditions, including asthma, bronchiolitis, emphysema and pneumonia. We also offer interstitial lung disease, advanced COPD, pulmonary nodules and pulmonary hypertension. We provide comprehensive pulmonary care from diagnosis and treatment to pulmonary rehabilitation.
If you are experiencing symptoms such as chronic cough, shortness of breath, wheezing and recurrent infections, we provide a full suite of tests and imaging technologies to make an accurate diagnosis.
Interventional pulmonologists offer the latest in treatment options and therapies, and they collaborate with specialists in other areas – including radiology and oncology – to create a customized treatment plan that best meets your health needs.
We also offer many educational classes and support groups that can complement your treatment plan and help you improve your health.