World-Class Pulmonary & Lung Care at Tampa General Hospital
The pulmonologists at Tampa General Hospital diagnose and treat many diseases and disorders of the lungs and respiratory system, including:
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
- Cystic fibrosis
- Pulmonary hypertension
- Interstitial lung disease
- Lung cancer
- Pleural effusion
- Chronic bronchitis
We can treat a variety of other thoracic conditions as well.
At Tampa General Hospital, we don’t just practice medicine, we define it. We provide ever-evolving world-class care to our patients because of our:
We specialize in surgical treatment for pulmonary and lung diseases. We perform the region's most thoracic surgeries and the most complex thoracic procedures in the state of Florida, while providing some of the best outcomes for our patients. In fact, our survival rates and patient experience exceed national benchmarks. As a result, TGH has been recognized as a High Performing Hospital in Pulmonology & Lung Surgery for 2020-21 along with Top 10 in Florida and among the top 10% in the U.S. by U.S. News & World Report.
Our team includes pulmonologists, cardiologists, surgeons, nurses, respiratory therapists, critical care specialists and other medical professionals, which ensures our patients receive all-encompassing, high-quality care.
Continuity of Care
At TGH, ensuring our patients continuity of care is a priority. We can treat patients at any stage of their condition, regardless of complexity. We also work closely with community primary care providers and referring physicians to provide uninterrupted and convenient access to treatment for our patients, right when they need it most.
TGH’s partnership with the University of Florida makes our hospital the only academic medical center on the west coast of Florida. Our team takes part in clinical trials and publishes regularly, which allows us to be at the forefront of leading-edge therapies and medical advancements in pulmonary care.
There is no one-size-fits-all approach to treating lung and pulmonary disorders. In fact, gender, genetics and other factors play a huge role in the development of illnesses, so our pulmonary specialists use precision medicine to target care and therapies to individuals. This leads to better outcomes and improved quality of life for our patients.
To learn more about the pulmonary conditions treated at TGH’s Pulmonology Program, or to receive a second opinion regarding a lung or respiratory disease diagnosis, contact one of our specialists. Click here to use our Physician Finder tool to find a doctor and schedule an appointment.