Lung Care

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Lung Care

Breathe more easily

When you have a condition that makes it hard to breathe, every breath is precious. Rest assured – Freeman pulmonology/critical care physicians, experts in illnesses affecting the lungs and respiration, can help you understand and manage your condition. We provide a continuum of quality care by collaborating with colleagues in primary care, and other specialties as needed, such as cardiothoracic surgery, cardiology, radiology, pathology, hematology, occupational medicine, oncology, infectious disease and rheumatology.

We diagnose and treat a variety of conditions including:
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chronic cough
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Abnormal chest x-rays and CT scans
  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Lung nodules
  • Complicated lung infections
  • Emphysema
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Lung cancer
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Occupational lung disease
  • Pneumonia
  • Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency
  • Pulmonary fibrosis
  • Respiratory failure (acute and chronic)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Tuberculosis

Services offered:

  • Pulmonary function testing
  • Oxygen therapy
  • Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency testing
  • Inhaler education
  • Smoking cessation counseling
  • Bronchoscopy and endobronchial ultrasound
  • Influenza vaccines
  • Pneumococcal vaccines
  • Lung cancer screening
  • Home ventilator management
  • Pulmonary education
  • Six-minute walk test
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation referrals

Freeman Lung Institute

1002 McIntosh Cir., Ste. 4
Joplin, MO
417.347.8315