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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
We help people with serious lung conditions have the best possible quality of life.
Conditions we treat
Services offered by the Advanced Lung Disease Program include:
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
The UW Health lung transplant program is a certified adult and pediatric lung transplant program. Our experts have cared for complex patients for more than 30 years. We have excellent outcomes and shorter wait times.
Research and clinical trials
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, including asthma, sarcoidosis and interstitial fibrosis
Respiratory failure due to COPD and neuromuscular disease
Spirometry testing updateChange to race-neutral reference equations
As part of our commitment to providing the highest quality care and ensuring health equity, we are making a change in our spirometry lab that may affect the interpretation of pulmonary function test results.
Care where you need it
We have a number of lung health clinics in Madison and the surrounding area. Several offer specialized services.
Meet 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.
Patient support and services
Helpful information and resources
Additional information is available from these resources: