Your Best Medicine Helps You Breathe Easy
At Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital, we offer a comprehensive program of respiratory care, ranging from diagnostic testing to treatment and rehabilitation. This unparalleled service is provided by an experienced medical team focused on making you well.
Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital provides pulmonary services to treat a wide range of illnesses of the lungs and respiratory tract. Our expert physicians specialize in breathing abnormalities such as asthma, chronic bronchitis and bronchiectasis, emphysema and postoperative lung surgery and transplant.
Pulmonary rehabilitation helps to improve your breathing, allowing you to function better in your daily life and to participate in activities with less shortness of breath. Through education, counseling and monitored and supervised exercise, pulmonary rehabilitation is an important part of respiratory care.
Early signs of lung disease can easily be missed. It’s important to know the warning signs, as early detection can provide more effective treatment and could even save your life. Learn the warning signs from the American Lung Association.
All pulmonary testing is performed in a quiet, private suite with board-certified technologists. Learn more about the pulmonary tests we offer.