Our lungs help us breathe so that our body can properly function. Illness or disease in the airways, lung tissue, cardiovascular system or from neurological or muscular conditions, limits the amount of air that reaches the lungs.
Carrollton Regional Medical Center offers diagnostic and treatment options to manage and treat acute and chronic respiratory and pulmonary disorders.
Pulmonologists on our medical staff study and treat diseases of the lungs, airways and chest, care for the very sick in critical care units, as well as treat sleep disorders. If surgery is required, we have physicians on the medical staff specially trained in thoracic surgery.
Carrollton Regional Medical Center offers care for numerous lung conditions including:
Acute and chronic pulmonary embolism
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Fungal infections of the lung
Granulomatous lung diseases
Interstitial lung disease
Pulmonary vascular disease
Tuberculous and nontuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease
We offer comprehensive lung care services including:
Diagnostic testing: spirometry, pulmonary profiles, methacholine challenge, diffusion capacity, high altitude simulation testing, arterial blood cases/shunt studies and exercise studies
Smoking cessation resources
The Pulmonary Hypertension Center at Carrollton Regional Medical Center – Temple specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary arterial hypertension.
The Adult Affiliate Cystic Fibrosis Center at Carrollton Regional Medical Center – Temple is an affiliate of the University of Southwestern CF Center and is accredited by the National Cystic Fibrosis Foundation for its dedication to the treatment and careof adults with cystic fibrosis.
At the Center for Advanced Heart and Lung Disease at Carrollton Regional Medical Center, part of Carrollton Regional Medical Center, patients may receive comprehensive services all located under one roof which includes evaluation by an advanced disease pulmonologist, diagnostic imaging, lung function testing and lab services.
The Martha Foster Lung Care Center at Carrollton Regional Medical Center has physicians on the medical staff including board-certified pulmonologists and allergists, supported by a staff of registered respiratory therapists and registered nurses.
Our pulmonary rehabilitation programs at Carrollton Regional Medical Center help you by creating individualized exercise plans and education classes, so you can do more things you enjoy. Education includes:
Home exercise programs
Oxygen and equipment