Pulmonary & Asthma

Pulmonary & Asthma

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.

Team Approach to Lung Care

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.

Pulmonary & Asthma Services in Your Area

Treatment for lung and breathing conditions is available at Banner Pulmonology Health Clinics and Banner Health Centers, as well as our hospital locations.


Comprehensive Pulmonary Care

Banner Thunderbird Medical Center provides comprehensive diagnostic, treatment and support services for adults and children who have lung-related conditions, including:

  • Asthma
  • Chronic lung diseases such as emphysema
  • Sleep disorders including excessive daytime sleepiness, sleep apnea and insomnia

We provide the best care to our patients using state-of-the-art technology to evaluate lung function, monitor disease progression and help patients live a full life.

Treating Lung Conditions in Children

Physicians at Banner Children’s Pulmonology Specialists, located near Banner Thunderbird Medical Center, treat a variety of respiratory problems in children from the time they are newborns through their teenage years. Conditions treated include:

  • Apnea/respiratory pauses
  • Abnormal difficult or “hard” breathing
  • Breathing and/or conditioning problems in young athletes
  • Pneumonia
  • Recurrent croup
  • Respiratory difficulties associated with feeding problems

Banner Children’s physicians provide consultations and ongoing care, with a pediatric pulmonologist available 24 hours per day, seven days a week.

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