The Clinic of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine provides evaluation, diagnosis and management of various respiratory and sleep disorders. evaluation and treatment of respiratory disorders such as: shortness of breath, cough, asthma, smoking related disorders such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and lung masses. In addition, pulmonary infections such as pneumonia, bronchitis, sinusitis and tuberculosis are also treated. Patients suffering from various sleep disturbances such as sleep apnea, chronic snoring, restless leg syndrome, narcolepsy and daytime sleepiness can seek the services of our clinic, where complete and detailed sleep studies are performed and proper treatment recommended and delivered.
Pulmonary function testing and training in pulmonary function test (PFT) evaluation are undertaken in the Cure PFT laboratory. Under the direction of Dr. Zouhair Harb, the laboratory offers state of the art spirometry, lung volume and diffusion assessments. It is being increasingly called on for methacholine and exercise challenges.
Pulmonary procedures are becoming an increasingly important aspect of the Section. The Bronchoscopy service offers diagnostic and therapeutic capabilities for Neoplastic, Infectious and Inflammatory Disorders of the Lungs and Bronchial tree. Soon, Airway Stenting and Balloon Dilation for Malignant and non-malignant airways obstruction will be added.
The Cure Center for Sleep Medicine is expected to become a nationally recognized center for the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders.