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Chattanooga, TN 37403
423-778-7000
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Respiratory Services

Respiratory Care, including pulmonary diagnostic services, is an allied health profession engaged in the consultation, evaluation, diagnostics, and therapeutic management of patients with dysfunctions of the respiratory and cardiopulmonary system.

Respiratory Care Services

Therapeutic management includes: respiratory patient assessment, arterial blood gas analysis, the application and monitoring of oxygen and mixed gas therapy, respiratory medication administration, humidity and aerosol therapy, positive pressure breathing, mechanical ventilatory support, artificial airway care, bronchial hygiene therapy, and emergency respiratory services such as airway support and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

Pulmonary Diagnostic Services

Pulmonary diagnostic services are provided to both inpatients and outpatients. Physicians may schedule patients for outpatient pulmonary diagnostic procedures by calling the Centralized Scheduling Department at 423-778-5800.

The pulmonary diagnostic services offered include:

  • Disease Management Patient Education
  • Pulmonary Function Testing
  • Bronchoprovocation Studies
  • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy/Needle Biopsy/Thoracentesis
  • Pulmonary Artery (Right Heart) Catheter Insertion
  • Pulmonary Exercise Stress Testing/6 Minute Walk Test
  • Blood Gas Analysis
  • Pulse Oximetry
  • Nocturnal Oxygen Desaturation Studies
  • Patient/Family Education
  • Indirect Calorimetry of Nutritional Assessment
  • HAST with or without Supplemental Oxygen Titration
  • Vd/Vt
  • CPAP Studies


Erlanger Baroness
979 East 3rd Street
Chattanooga, TN 37403

423-778-7000

Inpatient Respiratory Care Services
24/7

Inpatient/Outpatient Pulmonary Diagnostic Services
Mon - Fri, 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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Children's Hospital at Erlanger
910 Blackford Street
Chattanooga, TN 37403

423-778-6011

Inpatient Pediatric and Neonatal Respiratory Care Services
24/7

423-778-6501

Outpatient Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine
Mon - Fri, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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Erlanger East
1755 Gunbarrel Rd.
Chattanooga, TN 37421

423-778-8489

Inpatient Adult & Neonatal Respiratory Care Services
24/7

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Erlanger North
632 Morrison Springs Rd.
Chattanooga, TN 37415

423-778-3383

Pulmonary Diagnostic & Rehab Services
Mon - Thu., 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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Chattanooga LifeStyle Center
325 Market St.
Chattanooga, TN 37402

423-778-9400

Pulmonary Rehab Services
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Erlanger Baroness
979 East 3rd Street
Chattanooga, TN 37403

423-778-7000


Children's Hospital at Erlanger
910 Blackford Street
Chattanooga, TN 37403

423-778-6011

423-778-6501


Erlanger East
1755 Gunbarrel Rd.
Chattanooga, TN 37421

423-778-8489


Erlanger North
632 Morrison Springs Rd.
Chattanooga, TN 37415

423-778-3383 


Chattanooga LifeStyle Center
325 Market St.
Chattanooga, TN 37402

423-778-9400