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Interventional Pulmonary & Lung Nodule Programs

Combining clinical practice and advanced technology to treat a broad range of lung abnormalities

Interventional Pulmonary & Lung Nodule Programs
Erlanger Pulmonary Services
979 East Third Street
Chattanooga, TN 37403

The Interventional Pulmonary Program and the Lung Nodule Program are advanced subspecialties of Erlanger Pulmonary Services. Focusing on minimally invasive diagnostic and therapeutic techniques, these programs combines advanced clinical practice and technology to diagnose and treat a broad range of malignant and nonmalignant lung diseases in the complex airway and pleural space, including:

  • Lung nodules and masses 
  • Abnormal chest lymph nodes
  • Pleural diseases
  • Benign (non-cancerous) diseases of the airway

Multidisciplinary Team Approach

Our specialists are affiliated with Erlanger’s lung cancer program and work in close collaboration with physicians from diverse disciplines, including:

  • Medical oncology
  • Thoracic surgery
  • Diagnostic & Interventional Radiology
  • Pathology
  • Radiation oncology
  • Nuclear Medicine

Conditions We Treat

  • Airway Obstruction (malignant or benign)
  • Foreign Body Aspiration
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodules
  • Tracheal or Bronchial Stenosis

Treatments We Offer

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Endobronchial ultrasound, bronchoscopy
  • Chest Tube
  • Endobronchial stent placement
  • Lung and pleural ultrasound
  • Pleural biopsy
  • Pleural effusion
  • Pleurodesis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheostomy
  • Tunneled pleural catheter placement
  • Ablation and removal of endobronchial tumors

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