Your quality of life means everything to us at Mercy. Chronic and acute lung diseases can make you feel suffocated and helpless. Taking control of your disease early in the course can help prevent long term complications. Mercy Clinic Pulmonology and Critical Care Medicine - Physician Plaza diagnoses and treats all kinds of lung diseases including asthma, cancers, emphysema, pneumonia, fibrosis, etc.
Our office also has an adult cystic fibrosis clinic. Cystic fibrosis is a genetic mutation disorder that causes mucus in the body to build up and affect many of the body’s organs, especially the lungs and pancreas. Cystic fibrosis involves the respiratory, digestive and reproductive systems. Symptoms for the disorder can range from mild to severe. Some of the more prevalent symptoms are:
Mercy offers extensive care for this disease. In many ways, the care you receive will be similar to what you are accustomed to regular check-ups, occasional lab work and hospitalization if necessary. You many begin to experience new symptoms as you grow older. The treatment for cystic fibrosis varies based on the individual. This personalized treatment plan may include airway clearance, medications and nutritional support. Patients receive care from a multidisciplinary team of experts.
Patients receive care from a multidisciplinary team of experts. Team members include:
At Mercy, we offer comprehensive services to diagnose and treat a full range of conditions, including:
At Mercy, we offer comprehensive testing services to diagnose conditions and injuries, including: