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Lung and Chest Health

At WakeMed, we offer a team approach to lung and chest health. And, we can offer you a full continuum of care from chronic disease management for asthma and COPD to a comprehensive thoracic surgery program. 

Pulmonology Care & Services:

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)  / Emphysema
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Asthma
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Other Sleep Disorders
  • Lung Nodules and Other Lung Radiographic Abnormalities
  • Lung Masses, Obstruction, and Lung Cancer
  • Mediastinal Lymphadenopathy
  • Interstitial and Occupational Lung Disease
  • Effusions and other Pleural Disease
  • Meet Our Pulmonologists
  • Schedule an Appointment

Thoracic Surgery Care & Services:

Plus, we offer:

So, regardless of your lung health care needs, you are in good hands at WakeMed.

Are You At Risk for
Developing Lung Cancer?

If you fit these criteria, you may be at
high-risk for lung cancer and qualify for a
low-dose CT lung cancer screening. 

Early detection could help save your life.

  Are you between the ages of
55 and 77 years old?

  Are you a current or previous smoker
who has quit in the past 15 years?

  Do you have a smoking history of at least
30 pack-years?
(1 pack a day for 30 years, or
2 packs a day for 15 years)

Lung Cancer Screening

Learn More About
Lung Cancer Screening

Stop Smoking

Stop Smoking

You Can Quit Smoking!

Resources to Help You Quit

Or call 919-350-9100 to be connected with a primary care physician to help get you on a path to nicotine freedom.

Our Physicians


Experts in a wide range of respiratory and lung conditions

Thoracic Surgeons

Experts in minimally-invasive and robotic thoracic surgery

Pediatric Surgeons

Experts in chest wall surgery for pediatric patients