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Helping you breathe a little easier

If you suffer from lung disease, are seeking preventative measures or need help sleeping or quitting smoking, you are in good hands. Our team with Nebraska Medicine offers advanced treatment for a variety of pulmonary diseases.

Our team takes a multidisciplinary approach through our sleep laboratory, pulmonary function test laboratory, advanced respiratory therapy services, cystic fibrosis clinic and other lung services, to help you manage a variety of conditions. Through advanced technology for precise biopsies and lung cancer screenings, we can diagnose patients with lung cancer earlier than ever, leading to better treatment outcomes.

Some of the conditions we treat include:

When it’s time to recover, our Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program helps you build endurance, breathe more efficiently and maximize your quality of life.

What to expect

When we receive a referral to help you with specialized care, we review your medical records and prepare for your appointment in advance. During your first visit, we will discuss the symptoms you are experiencing, review any relevant test results and discuss next steps. Your care plan is customized and specific to your needs.

Why choose Nebraska Medicine

Our Pulmonary Disease Program has been ranked as a high performing program by U.S. News and World Report. Many of our pulmonary specialists sub-specialize in areas such as lung cancer, cystic fibrosis, asthma and sleep medicine, making them true experts in their fields.

The Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program is the only comprehensive program of its type in the region. Our Sleep Disorders Center has been accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) since 1991, which is the gold standard by which sleep disorder centers are evaluated and rated. Additionally, the Lung Transplant Program is the only one of its kind in the region, meeting patients closer to home.

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Since 2011, Nebraska Medical Center has consistently been recognized as a high-performing hospital in pulmonary medicine in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings.

In 2020, we received the High Performing Hospitals ranking in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Pulmonology and Lung Cancer Surgery.

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