If you’re seeking diagnosis or care for a pulmonary (lung) illness such as emphysema or asthma, Banner Health wants to help you breathe easier and enjoy a better quality of life.
Our patient-centered approach to lung care includes pulmonologists, respiratory care practitioners, allergists and sleep medicine specialists. For some conditions, our lung experts partner with specialists in heart care, cancer and transplant. Our Banner Children’s pediatric asthma and allergy specialists offer high-quality care for children with lung conditions.
Treatment for lung and breathing conditions is available at Banner Pulmonology Health Clinics and Banner Health Centers, as well as our hospital locations.
Washakie Medical Center offers individualized pulmonary diagnosis and treatment for adults and children who have lung conditions like:
We also offer a pulmonary rehabilitation program for people who have reduced functional status or health-related quality of life due to chronic lung disease. If you qualify for the program, you will work with a knowledgeable registered respiratory therapist. An exercise program will be designed to meet your specific needs and goals.
Medical status and progress during sessions will be monitored through oxygen saturation, heart rate, and blood pressure. As needed, blood sugars, weight and EKG may be monitored.