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Pulmonology and Critical Care

Helping patients with lung and breathing conditions live fuller, more active lives

Erlanger Pulmonology and Critical Care is comprised of physicians and staff who provide, advanced care for patients with illnesses and diseases related to the lungs, breathing and sleep. Our mission is to help all patients live fuller, more active lives through education and excellent care, with a strong focus on quality, compassion and state-of-the-art services. Our team of board-certified physicians offers highly specialized expertise to help prevent and reduce the incidence of pulmonary diseases and chronic conditions.

Advancing Lung Care in Our Region

Erlanger now offers Ion — a revolutionary tool that enables Erlanger pulmonologists to diagnose lung cancer earlier when it is more treatable, ultimately saving lives.


  • Advanced treatments for COPD and asthma, including endobronchial valve placement for COPD and biologic therapy for severe asthma
  • Diagnosis and management of interstitial lung disease
  • Conventional and advanced mechanical ventilation for severe respiratory failure
  • ECMO team
  • Neuro critical care and cardiac critical care consultation services
  • Non-invasive ventilation (CPAP and BIPAP)
  • Respiratory care and pulmonary diagnostic services
  • Pulmonary function testing
  • Sleep disorders, including hypoglossal nerve stimulator evaluation
  • Collaboration with thoracic surgery
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program
  • Lung Cancer Screening Program 
  • Incidental Lung Nodule Program
  • Smoking cessation
  • Tracheostomy management
  • Pleural procedures – Chest tube placement, tunneled pleural catheters, and thoracentesis
  • Advanced bronchoscopy services:
    • Endobronchial ultrasound
    • Ion – Robotic-assisted navigation bronchoscopy
    • Argon plasma coagulation
    • Cryotherapy