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DMC Harper University Hospital was also recognized as a High Performing Hospital for 2020-2021 in Pulmonology and Lung Surgery by U.S. News & World Report.
Medical care for the lungs and breathing issues is known as pulmonary care, and physicians that specialize in this area are called pulmonologists. In the pulmonary system, your lungs make oxygen available to your body while removing other gases, such
as carbon dioxide, from your body. This process takes place 12 to 20 times per minute. Oxygen is pulled into the lungs when you inhale, where it is absorbed and delivered to the rest of the body by your blood cells. It is important to keep your lungs
functioning well, or your entire body can suffer from the lack of oxygen.
The DMC Lung Institute
The DMC Lung Institute at Harper University Hospital in Detroit is Michigan's choice for advanced pulmonary care.
A nationally recognized program, the DMC Lung Institute provides comprehensive pulmonary care in a convenient, one-stop location. Physicians throughout the state refer patients with complex pulmonary conditions to the DMC Lung Institute, where patients
receive multidisciplinary care from a team of specialists.
At the DMC Lung Institute, patients don’t have one physician – they have a team of DMC and Wayne State University School of Medicine specialists and subspecialist working together to diagnose and manage complex pulmonary conditions. Each patient
case is reviewed by a multidisciplinary team, including:
Critical Care Specialists
Together, these pulmonary care experts approach each patient case from a different perspective and collaborate to develop the most appropriate treatment plan.
The DMC Lung Institute has multiple specialty programs, including:
Physician researchers at the DMC Lung Institute are studying new therapies for complex pulmonary conditions. Funded clinical and translational research projects are currently underway in the areas of sarcoidosis, sleep medicine, asthma, COPD and cystic
In addition, pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers often partner with the DMC Lung Institute for our knowledge of the local community. Major advances can be made from clinical observations, which are then translated into improved patient care.
DMC Lung Institute is also involved in basic science research in collaboration with the Wayne State University School of Medicine.
Therapy Benefits Woman with COPD and Gives Her Hope
Madelene Graham of Detroit, MI, a patient at DMC Sinai-Grace's Pulmonary Rehabilitation patient who has C.O.P.D., explains how she manages her C.O.P.D. during her therapy, and how it benefits her health and gives her hope.
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