Respiratory Care (Pulmonary Medicine)

Expert care for breathing and lung disorders

Bayfront Health Port Charlotte and Punta Gorda provide 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
  • Sleep apnea

Breathing treatment 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
  • Evaluation for home care needs, including patient education, and referrals for oxygen and respiratory therapy equipment
  • Lung function studies
  • Oxygen studies, including nighttime, exercise and resting studies

Bayfront Health Punta Gorda was awarded the Quality Respiratory Care Recognition by the American Association for Respiratory Care for 2010 and 2011. 

Pulmonary Disease