Our physicians at Pulmonary and Critical Care Consultants are specially trained in the diseases of the respiratory system specifically the lungs, pulmonary circulation, upper respiratory tract (nose, pharynx and throat) and bronchial tubes.
Pulmonary (Lung and Breathing Issues)Disorders
COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease COPD is a lung disease that limits the airflow to the lungs. Due to chronic inflammation in the lungs, the lungs lose their elasticity. 24 million people in the U.S. have COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease). Cigarette smokers represent 75% of the diagnosed cases—other risk factors for developing COPD include occupational exposure to chemicals and dust, air pollution or a history of COPD in the family.