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Banner - University Medicine Lung Institute

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Banner - University Medicine Lung Institute diagnoses and treats thousands of adults with pulmonary and sleep disorders annually. Our highly skilled critical care, sleep and pulmonary specialists offer exceptional care to those with complex medical disease related to lungs, breathing sleep disorders.

Care focused on you

Our pulmonary specialists work closely with allied health professionals to provide exactly the care you need in an effective, comprehensive, and innovative fashion, dedicated at enhancing your experience and improving your symptoms. Depending on your circumstances our team may collaborate with thoracic surgery, critical care, sleep medicine, our lung cancer team, radiology, pathology, ENT, rheumatology, and allergy and immunology. This tradition of collaboration helps ensure individualized treatment plans for you and considers all your needs in a holistic transformative fashion.

In addition, we provide screening such as pulmonary function and cardiopulmonary exercise testing, lab, and imaging, as well as ultrasound guided pleural drainage. This allows our patients to receive all their care at a single location with ease.

Specialized Centers

There are specialized centers within the Lung Institute. They include:

For more information, contact the Lung Institute at its location at Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix today:

755 E. McDowell Road
Phoenix, AZ 85006

(602) 521-3400

The Lung Institute unites the local community of pulmonologists in the Phoenix area with Banner Health’s academic medicine pulmonary care team At the Lung Institute at Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix, we provide comprehensive care for:

  • Lung Cancer
  • Obstructive lung disease (COPD, Asthma, A1ATd and Bronchiectasis)
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Arterial hypertension
  • Pulmonary Nodules
  • Pleural disease

Our physician team includes:

  • Dr. Kenneth Knox - Director of Sarcoid Center of Excellence
  • Dr. Raed Alalawi - Director - Interventional Pulmonary Center
  • Dr. Ramachandran Sista - Program Director - Lung Transplant Program
  • Dr. Sally Suliman - Director of Pulmonary Fibrosis Care Center Network
  • Dr. Stephanie Iusim - Director of Pulmonary Rehab
  • Dr. Lisa Jarnigan
  • Dr. Esa Rayyan
  • Dr. Nafis-Shamsid-Deen
  • Dr. Daniel Puebla

At each visit, our care teams will provide education you need for preventive and ongoing pulmonary care. This education will be tailored to your needs and preferred learning style.

Our pulmonary and critical care clinician scientists and researchers are committed to improving the care of people with disease and conditions that affect the lungs and breathing. They are at the forefront of innovation in advance diagnostics, treatment, and technology, including minimally invasive techniques. 

Our clinicians offer a wide variety or clinical trials and opportunities for you to participate in advancing the scientific communities knowledge in hope of advancing positive change to the global community. 

Given our ongoing commitment to innovation and education our highly trained fellows also participate in patient care under supervision of our providers.