Respiratory Care (Pulmonary Medicine)

Expert care for breathing and lung disorders

Yakima Regional provides a wide variety of diagnostic, preventive and treatment services for diseases that affect breathing and lung function. Our pulmonary doctors (pulmonologists) work collaboratively with an interdisciplinary group of specialists, including cardiologists, interventional radiologists, surgeons and other health care professionals to provide comprehensive care for conditions such as:

  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Emphysema
  • Lung cancer
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary embolism and hypertension

Pulmonary services

Our pulmonary specialists provide a wide range of inpatient and outpatient breathing treatment services, including:

  • Arterial blood gas sampling and analysis
  • Bronchial hygiene therapy
  • Complete diagnostic and therapeutic bronchoscopy
  • Evaluation for home care needs, including patient education, and referrals for oxygen and respiratory therapy equipment
  • Complete lung function testing
  • Oxygen studies, including exercise and resting studies
Pulmonary Disease