Comprehensive treatments for lung conditions that help you breathe easier

Respiratory disease is a growing concern, with more people suffering from lung problems than ever before. The team of nationally recognized lung experts at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center can help you breathe easier, whether you have hay fever, a common virus or a rare genetic disorder.

Ohio State’s Lung Center is the only comprehensive lung and pulmonary center in central Ohio. We’re also the only hospital in the region that performs adult lung transplants, and our Lung Volume Reduction Surgery Program was the first in the nation to receive a two-year certification of distinction from The Joint Commission, the group that accredits and certifies healthcare organizations in the United States.

Consistently recognized by U.S.News & World Report as one of the nation’s best hospitals in pulmonology, Ohio State has the resources, expertise and innovative clinical programs to better the lives of people living with lung conditions.

Featured Programs

Lung and Pulmonary Conditions

Acute Bronchitis

Learn how to get over your nagging cough.

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Asthma

Severe asthma attacks may require emergency care.

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Breathing Problems

Shortness of breath can be a sign of a serious disease.

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Chronic Bronchitis

Smoking is the most common cause of chronic bronchitis.

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Drugs, oxygen therapy and surgery can relieve your symptoms.

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Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis is an inherited disease of the mucus and sweat glands.

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Emphysema

Learn how to prevent this chronic disease – and about innovative therapies like lung volume reduction surgery.

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Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among adults in the United States.

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Pneumonia

Senior citizens and infants are most at risk.

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Pulmonary Embolism

A sudden blockage in a lung artery can be fatal.

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Pulmonary Fibrosis

Scarred lung tissue may result in breathing problems.

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Pulmonary Hypertension

This serious condition can cause heart failure.

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Respiratory Failure

Your organs need oxygen-rich blood to work well.

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Sarcoidosis

Not everyone with this disease requires treatment.

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Tuberculosis

Mind the cough: If you’ve been exposed to TB, see your doctor.

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