Pulmonary - Critical Care - Sleep Medicine

Pulmonologists, or pulmonary specialists, are physicians who study and treat diseases of the lungs, airways and chest, care for the very sick in critical care units, as well as treat sleep disorders. Pulmonologists have internal medicine background with specialized training to treat pulmonary and sleep disorders. Most pulmonologists see patients in the clinic and hospital.

People see pulmonary specialists for a variety of reasons. The most common reasons include asthma, COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), tuberculosis, bronchitis, pleurisy and pneumonia. Our pulmonary specialists collaborate with your primary care provider and often are part of your comprehensive care team which may include Cardiology, Hematology / Oncology, Infectious Disease, Rheumatology, Cardiothoracic Surgery.


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    Killeen 254-618-1904   Waco 254-297-0650
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Pulmonary Services


Pulmonary Function Testing and Physiology

The pulmonary laboratory specializes in objectively, accurately and efficiently measuring lung function that is vital to the evaluation and management of many lung disorders. In all aspects, our lab meets or exceeds the recommended standards established by the American Thoracic Society.

Services Provided
Pulmonary Profiles (Static Lung Volumes)
Methacholine Challenge (Exercise)
Diffusion Capacity
High Altitude Simulation Testing
Arterial Blood Gases/Shunt Studies
Simple Exercise Study
Complex Exercise Testing

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Rajesh V. Babu
Carl D. Boethel
Veronica Brito