Our services

Novant Health Pulmonary Medicine – Wilmington cares for common and complex lung ailments. When you choose our clinic, we will work to get to the root of your concerns without delay so that you can quickly begin a treatment or management plan to meet your health goals.  Our providers draw on years of experience and the very latest research in the pulmonary field to offer you the best care options available.

We treat conditions including:

  • 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)
  • Sleep apnea (a condition where breathing stops and starts during sleep) and other sleep disorders
  • 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)
  • In-office chest X-rays
  • Diagnostic and interventional bronchoscopy (a test involving a thin tube called a bronchoscope being placed down your throat and into your lungs)
  • Sleep studies
  • Cardiopulmonary exercise testing (to assess lung function during activity)
  • Vaccines against pneumococcal pneumonia and influenza