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Lung Testing

Pulmonary Function Testing is performed on patients of all ages, both inpatients and outpatients. 


  • Spirometry (before and after medications)
  • Airway provocation testing 
  • Lung volume studies
  • Lung diffusion studies
  • Sweat chloride testing services

Pulmonary Exercise Tests:

  • Spirometry
  • Comprehensive exercise studies
  • Metabolic studies

Exercise studies are performed while exercising using a bicycle and the latest in technology to measure oxygen consumption and carbon dioxide production. This combined lung and heart test is designed to help a physician to determine if a patient's shortness of breath is due to lung problems or heart problems.

These tests and services help physicians diagnose and treat patients with shortness of breath, COPD, Asthma, Cystic Fibrosis and other breathing-related disorders.