Lungs and Breathing

Lungs and Breathing

Our lung team is consistently recognized as one of the best in the nation. They and our sleep medicine specialists provide well-coordinated, multidisciplinary team-based care to ensure each patient receives the right care from the right expert at the right time. Left untreated, most lung conditions worsen over time. Thus, the earlier one receives care, the better.

Signs requiring treatment:

  • Cough lasting a month or longer
  • Coughing up blood
  • Chronic chest pain
  • Chronic mucus production
  • Shortness of breath (when persistent after exercise, or with little or no exertion)
  • Wheezing

You do not need a referral to schedule an appointment with us. Call 616.267.8244.

Tests and Treatments

In addition to the typical tests and treatment options, we offer:

Conditions Treated

Our multidisciplinary team treats all lung conditions  including:

  • Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency
  • Chronic cough
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Cystic fibrosis – our clinic ranks among the top 10 nationally
  • Interstitial lung diseases
  • Lung nodules
  • Occupational lung diseases
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of breath
  • Tobacco abuse

Successful management of many forms of lung disease is possible with treatments and medications. However, advanced lung disease may require a lung transplant.