Pulmonary medicine: Nationally recognized care that helps you breathe easier

The Pulmonary Medicine Program at UW Health focuses on your breathing and lung health. We treat chronic respiratory diseases and provide care to people who are critically ill. We also help with sleep disorders.

Programs and research

Specialized care for advanced lung disease

Some lung conditions can’t be cured. However, they can be treated. At UW Health, we bring comfort and hope to patients facing advanced lung disease.

Advanced Lung Disease Program

Our Advanced Lung Disease Program helps people with serious lung conditions have the best possible quality of life.

The program was designed for people with lung diseases, including:

  • Cystic fibrosis 

  • Emphysema 

  • Lung cancer 

  • Primary and secondary pulmonary hypertension 

  • Pulmonary fibrosis 

  • Pulmonary thromboembolic disease

Services offered by the Advanced Lung Disease Program include:

  • Second opinions 

  • Evaluation and diagnosis 

  • Medical and surgical treatments 

  • Close follow-up care in partnership with your primary care doctor

  • The latest care advances that grow out of our research

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Through our research and clinical trials, we look for better ways to diagnose lung disease and improve treatment options. Our research areas include: 

  • Critical care medicine, including adult respiratory distress syndrome 

  • Immunologic and hypersensitivity lung diseases. Among these are asthma, sarcoidosis, interstitial fibrosis

  • Respiratory failure due to COPD and neuromuscular disease

Learn more about our research and clinical trials

AlertPatient recommendations regarding Philips recall
On June 14, Philips Respironics issued a voluntary product recall for its breathing devices and ventilators due to sound abatement foam that has a potential to break down and be inhaled.


Care where you need it

We have a number of lung health clinics in Madison and the surrounding area. Several offer specialized services.

  • UW Health Pulmonary Clinic and Pulmonary Diagnostics
    • 202 S. Park St. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 287-0999
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  • University Hospital - Pulmonary Medicine
    • 600 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-7203
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  • UW Health Specialty Clinic - Fort Atkinson - Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
    • 611 Sherman Ave East / Fort Atkinson, WI
    • (920) 568-6567
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  • Richland Hospital Clinic - Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
    • 333 E. Second St. / Richland Center, WI
    • (608) 647-6161
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  • UW Health Specialty Clinic - Sauk Prairie - Pulmonary Medicine
    • 250 26th Street, Suite 120 / Prairie du Sac, WI
    • (608) 643-6060
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Our team

Experts dedicated to your lung health and breathing

Our lung doctors have expertise in all types of pulmonary conditions and breathing disorders. They work together with surgeons, researchers, rehabilitation specialists and others to help you get the best possible care.

Our providers

Patient support and services

Helpful information and resources

Additional information is available from these resources:

National organizations

Learn more about lung health through these national organizations:

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