Interstitial lung disease is a group of 200 respiratory disorders with similar symptoms and little known cause. One of the most common forms is pulmonary fibrosis, a progressive disease in which lung tissue becomes scarred. Although pulmonary fibrosis is a disabling disease without a known cure, new advances that we champion, research, and practice at the Interstitial Lung Disease Center at Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix have improved the level of function for our patients.
Our staff includes a multidisciplinary team of pulmonologists, thoracic surgeons, highly skilled chest radiologists, and pathologists who assist in the diagnosis and treatment of usual interstitial pneumonitis (UIP), nonspecific interstitial pneumonia (NSIP), or hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) among many other forms of lung disease.
Diseases treated at the center include:
Our center is offering some of the latest treatments, including:
For more information, contact the Lung Institute at its location at Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix today:
755 E. McDowell Road
Phoenix, AZ 85006
Banner - University Medicine Lung Institute is an Accredited Pulmonary Fibrosis Care Center Network of Excellence (PFF CCN), offering highly specialized care from dedicated providers to those with pulmonary fibrosis and other forms of Interstitial lung disease.
In addition, those with autoimmune disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and scleroderma related lung disease, we also provide care for those with IPF sarcoidosis as well as a host of other rare lung diseases. Some of the services offered at the Interstitial Lung Disease Center include:
To make an appointment, please call (602) 521-3400.
As part of our dedication to holistic patient care as well as patient and caregiver education we host and ILD support group every two months. For details, please call Ketia Sanon at (602) 521-3400
The University of Arizona, in coordination with Banner – University Medicine, conducts a variety of research studies and clinical trials to support a commitment to improving patient care. As a patient at Banner – University Medical Center, you may be eligible to participate, meaning you’ll have access to new treatments, which may not yet be available to the public.