Our specialized team offers expert care for lung health.

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From diagnosis and treatment of chronic lung conditions to prevention and aftercare, we guide you along the journey to wellness.

Slidell Memorial Hospital’s experienced pulmonology team can help you get back to enjoying life by focusing on preventing the progression of your cardiovascular or lung condition.

Our Team

Our pulmonary and critical care specialists are some of the most experienced in the region.

  • Certified cardiac-vascular nurse
  • Registered nurses specialized in intensive care
  • Physiologist
  • Registered respiratory therapists
  • Registered dietitian

Specialized Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab

Our cardiac and pulmonary rehab programs are nationally certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Rehabilitation. That means if you have a chronic lung condition or cardiovascular disease, you can stay close to home and get quality care that addresses the physiological, social and vocational issues that these conditions can bring.

The cardiac and pulmonary rehab programs treat the following disorders:

  • COPD
  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Emphysema
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Inflammatory lung conditions such as sarcoidosis, pulmonary fibrosis and pulmonary hypertension
  • Coronary artery disease/Angina
  • Heart attack, bypass or heart valve surgery
  • Stents and angioplasty
  • Heart transplantation
  • Congestive heart failure

We treat hospital patients to help them prepare to return home, and we also provide therapy on an outpatient basis.

Our therapy services include:

  • Physical therapy
  • Education
  • Risk factor modification
  • Vocational support