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Pulmonary & Respiratory Care

When you have a lung disease like asthma or COPD, it's hard to breathe easy. You need providers who give your respiratory condition the serious care and attention it deserves.

Chronic lung disease is the 3rd leading cause of death in the United States. But at UVA, you'll find hope. Our pulmonary and lung surgery services were honored as “high performing” by U.S. News & World Report. This ranks our lung care services among the top 10%  in the nation. 

Compassionate Care for Lung Disease

If you suffer from chronic lung disease, you understand the need for serious and attentive care. At UVA, you'll find one of the top-ranking lung care services in the nation. View pulmonary and respiratory care transcript.

Conditions We Treat
Lung Specialties

Cystic Fibrosis

Our Cystic Fibrosis Clinic is one of 110 in the nation to be accredited by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. This means we meet the highest standards for treatment of cystic fibrosis in adults.

Pulmonary Fibrosis 

We have one of only 45 centers in the country designated as a Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Care Center. We treat complex lung diseases like sarcoidosis and pulmonary fibrosis.

Pulmonary Hypertension

We work with experts in rheumatology or cardiology to diagnose, treat and find the underlying cause of your pulmonary hypertension.

Bronchiectasis: A Rare, Challenging Disease

Unlike other chronic respiratory conditions, bronchiectasis requires a custom treatment plan. Primary care and pulmonary doctors send patients to us for the therapies and experience we provide.

We see patients with all forms of the disease, including those with and without cystic fibrosis. We also treat primary ciliary dyskinesia, a genetic disorder that occurs with bronchiectasis. Our goal is to decrease complications and improve your quality of life.

Lung Cancer
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We work with experts at the UVA Cancer Center to offer you the most advanced care possible for lung nodules and lung cancer.

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Lung Transplant
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The largest lung transplant program in Virginia, our survival rates meet or exceed national benchmarks.

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Sleep Disorders
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Our world-renowned sleep medicine experts perform sleep studies and provide solutions to help you rest.

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