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Respiratory Care at LCMC Health

We want to help you breathe easy in The Big Easy

Our expert respiratory care teams at LCMC Health in the greater New Orleans area can help you do it. Let’s give you one more reason to celebrate.

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Our respiratory care specialists are experts in everything related to your airway. Pulmonologists and dedicated respiratory nurse specialists work with other specialists to prevent breathing issues from impacting other areas of your health. When you come to LCMC Health for respiratory care, you may also meet with:

  • Cardiologists
  • Nutritionists
  • Rheumatologists
  • Social workers

Some of our locations offer a support group for people living with chronic breathing conditions, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or asthma. The Better Breathers’ Club meets bi-monthly. Call 504.503.6320 for dates and locations.

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Respiratory care treatment options

There’s only one you. We think that’s pretty special. We think your health care should be special, too. That’s why we offer completely individualized care plans for our patients at LCMC Health.

Some treatment options include:

  • Asthma management
  • Breathing treatments
  • Disease management and education
  • Evaluation for home oxygen
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Sleep studies
  • Smoking cessation program

Learn more about respiratory care services near you.
East Jefferson General Hospital
New Orleans East Hospital
University Medical Center

Conditions we treat

LCMC Health offers respiratory care to anyone who needs help to breathe a little easier. Because some of our locations also offer interventional pulmonology and pulmonary hypertension care, LCMC Health has unparalleled expertise in respiratory care.

Some conditions we treat at LCMC Health include:

  • Asthma
  • Connective tissue disease (e.g. scleroderma, myositis, vasculitis)
  • COPD
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged or swollen lymph nodes
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Lung cancer
  • Lung nodules and masses
  • Obstructed airways
  • Pleural diseases
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary hypertension

Whether your condition is acute or chronic, our expert teams at LCMC Health are here for you when you need us. We’ll work together to come up with the best treatment plan for you to help you get your health back on track.

Learn more about our Comprehensive Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic at LCMC Health.

Lung cancer treatment

We know lung cancer causes serious concerns for our patients and their loved ones. At LCMC Health, treating you like family is the only way we know, which is why we offer advanced equipment to diagnose and treat lung cancer as early as possible.

Our expert lung cancer care teams include:

  • Cardiothoracic surgeons
  • Critical care physicians
  • Interventional pulmonologists
  • Oncologists
  • Radiation oncologists
  • Thoracic surgeons

Our teams will tailor your care plan based on what’s best for you because caring for each other like family is the NOLA way. And it’s our way, too.