Pulmonary Medicine is the branch of medicine that deals with the causes, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diseases affecting the lungs. Pulmonary Medicine deals with many diseases and conditions, including: ARDS (acute respiratory distress syndrome), asthma, COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), cystic fibrosis, interstitial lung disease, pulmonary hypertension, lung cancer, and various other conditions. Pulmonary Medicine is also sometimes called pulmonology, which is the science concerned with the anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the lungs.
Our pulmonologists are active in the Oregon Health & Science University medical school, Providence Portland Medical Center, and Providence St. Vincent residency programs as teachers, program directors and researchers. The Oregon Clinic is the regional referral group for the National Jewish Hospital in Denver for Pulmonary Fibrosis. Along with other area medical specialists, our pulmonologists participate in the Thoracic Oncology Program, which provides advanced management of chest cancers such as lung and esophageal cancer.
The Oregon Clinic is proud to offer one of the first Lung Cancer Screening Programs in the Portland metro area that uses low-dose CT scans to screen for lung cancer. Learn more.
We are currently welcoming new patients. Please see our list of office locations to the right to find the location closest to you.
Once selecting a location, you can either call to schedule an appointment or click on a provider of your choice and request an appointment online.
Log into your online portal, MyHealthConnection, to request an appointment online, retrieve your medical records, request prescription refills, and communicate with your office.
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We have four easy ways to refer your patient to The Oregon Clinic:
EHR: The Oregon Clinic accepts electronic referrals using Secure Direct Messaging technology, allowing you to quickly and easily refer patients from your own Electronic Health Record. Please contact your system administrator about enabling this option.
ONLINE: Refer your patient using our online tool.
The Oregon Clinic's Pulmonary Medicine specialty has a nationally prominent team of pulmonary physicians with expertise in evaluating and treating disorders of the respiratory system, specifically diseases of the lungs and associated organs. We work as a team to provide continued care and understanding of these diseases, including offering on-site diagnostic and imaging services for creating a treatment plan and diagnosing these health issues.
Meet Our Providers:
Our pulmonary medicine physicians specialize in working with patients who have suspected or confirmed diagnoses such as:
- Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
- Cystic Fibrosis
- Interstitial Lung Disease
- Lung Nodules
- Lung Cancer
- Pleural Disease
- Pulmonary Embolism
- Pulmonary Fibrosis
- Pulmonary Hypertension
- Sleep Disorders
As part of the evaluation and diagnostic process, the following procedures are sometimes performed:
- Polysomnography (Sleep Study)
- Complete Pulmonary Function Testing/Spirometry
Pulmonary Clinical Trials
If you have been diagnosed with pulmonary diseases such as Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Pulmonary Fibrosis, or Pulmonary Hypertension you may be eligible to participate in a clinical research trial.
Clinical research trials take place at both the East and West locations for The Oregon Clinic Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine.
There are different types of clinical trials you can be involved with. To learn more about the world of research, we highly recommend reading more on the U.S. National Library of Medicine website by clicking here.
Are you eligible?
If you are interested in participating in a research trial, please click on the link below that corresponds with your diagnosed disease to see who to contact for more information.
Are you a health professional?
Click here for a list of studies we currently have underway. We appreciate your interest in advancing the field of pulmonary medicine through research.