Experts in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Mayo Clinic provide comprehensive consultative, diagnostic and therapeutic services for patients with illnesses that affect the lungs and breathing. The latest technology is used to provide state-of-the-art care in both the outpatient and hospital settings, including the intensive care units.
Pulmonary/Critical Care specialists have expertise in a range of respiratory conditions including but not limited to: lung cancer diagnosis and treatment; chronic obstructive lung diseases including asthma; interstitial lung diseases; pulmonary vascular disease including pulmonary hypertension; sleep disorders; acute and chronic respiratory failure; and various lung infections.
Services offered through the Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine specialty include:
Clinical expertise, research, and education are integrated to provide the best care available while advancing the science of pulmonary and critical care medicine for the future. There are 39 critical and pulmonary care specialists in Minnesota, 10 pulmonary and five critical care specialists in Florida and five pulmonary and five critical care specialists in Arizona.
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for respiratory disorders by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., is ranked high performing for respiratory disorders by U.S. News & World Report.
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