Pulmonology, Critical Care, and Internal Medicine

Pulmonary Top Conditions Treated

From asthma and allergies to emphysema, COPD, and interstitial lung disease, breathing problems can cause substantial difficulty in the life of the patient. Developing a strong understanding of your breathing problem is important to finding an accurate medical diagnosis and resolving the issue through effective treatment. At Chevy Chase Pulmonary Associates, we take time with our patients to help identify the cause of the problem, understand how it is affecting the individual, and then formulate the appropriate treatment plan with the patient.

At CCPA, we take pride in our expertise and experience in the diagnosis and management of all forms of lung disease, including but not limited to:

  • 6 minute walking test
  • Blood gas
  • Chronic disease management
  • Custom wellness plans
  • Flu shots
  • Health maintenance
  • Home sleep studies
  • Fitness assessments
  • Patient education
  • Preventive & wellness care
  • Pulmonary function lab
  • Pulmonary function tests
  • Specialist care coordination
  • Thorocentesis
  • Urgent/acute care (same-day/next-day appointments)
  • Vaccines/immunizations

 Pulmonary Services

Breathing problems are best assessed through a detailed history and evaluation of the patient in combination with a thorough physical exam. Pulmonary function tests, including spirometry, the methacholine challenge, and chest imaging are frequently used to aid in the diagnosis of the patient’s problem. At PMA, we will guide you through the necessary steps to ensure that you receive the most accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment.

We provide a wide range of pulmonary services and procedures, including but not limited to:

  • Arterial line insertion
  • Blood gas analysis
  • Bronchial provocation
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chest tube insertion
  • Chest X-ray
  • Endobronchial ultrasound
  • High Altitude Simulation Testing
  • Intubation
  • Laser therapy
  • Lung biopsy
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Nebulizer treatments
  • Peak expiratory flow rate monitoring
  • Pulmonary function testing
  • Spirometry
  • Thoracentesis