Learn more about Pulmonary
Go behind the scenes with NewYork-Presbyterian physicians and nurses as they deliver high-quality, personalized, state-of-the-art pulmonary care to patients suffering from a wide range of respiratory illnesses, including asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), interstitial lung diseases, pulmonary fibrosis, and sleep disorders. Here, you’ll find ways to spot pneumonia in seniors and learn how to keep asthma symptoms at bay, especially in the winter when cold, dry air can exacerbate them. And you’ll discover the remarkable stories of two NewYork-Presbyterian patients who, with the help of their care teams, beat the odds, recovered from their pulmonary illnesses, and are now thriving. When traveler Kevin St. Clair’s organs began to fail, he was medevaced from South America to the U.S., where he was diagnosed with life-threatening pneumonia and fought his way back to health. Tim Sweeney, who was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis as a child, underwent a lung transplant and now works as a personal trainer.