Our services

Novant health Pulmonary Medicine – Thomasville offers you access to team a providers dedicated to your lung health, along with powerful diagnostic tools, all close to where you live. We believe accessing remarkable pulmonary care should be simple, regardless of your ailment. That’s why we offer comprehensive lung and breathing care to adult patients of all ages.

Conditions we regularly treat include:

  • Asthma (a condition marked by narrowing or swollen airways)
  • Allergic lung disease (a condition in which inhaled microorganisms cause the lungs to become inflamed)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD; a group of diseases including emphysema and chronic bronchitis that impact breathing)
  • Lung cancer
  • Occupational lung disease (a condition where the lungs are damaged by exposure to something hazardous)
  • Pulmonary fibrosis (a condition in which the lungs have become scarred)
  • Pulmonary infections (bacterial, fungal or viral infections of the lungs)
  • Pulmonary hypertension (high blood pressure in the blood vessels between the heart and lungs)
  • Pleural diseases (conditions affecting the tissue on the outside of the lungs and the inside of the chest cavity)
  • Sarcoidosis (a condition in which small patches of lung tissue swell)
  • Unexplained shortness of breath, chest pain and chronic cough
  • Abnormal chest X-rays and CT scans

Our patients have access to advanced diagnostic testing and treatments including:

  • Bronchoprovocation testing (to see how reactive your lungs are to an inhaled medication)
  • Diagnostic and interventional bronchoscopy (a test involving a thin tube called a bronchoscope being placed down your throat and into your lungs)
  • Cardiopulmonary exercise testing (to assess lung function during activity)
  • Vaccines against pneumococcal pneumonia and influenza