At Martin General Hospital, our pulmonary and respiratory health team focuses on detecting, monitoring and treating lung-related issues. 

We are dedicated to providing compassionate, personalized pulmonary care through collaboration with other health care professionals in our community. Board Certified Pulmonologist, Dr. Harsh Chawla, specializes in the treatment of pulmonary diseases such as bronchitis, COPD, asthma, emphysema and other serious lung conditions. He also treats a variety of sleep disorders, including sleep apnea, insomnia and REM behavior disorder.

The cardiopulmonary department at Martin General Hospital has earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition (QRCR) from the American Association for Respiratory Care. The national program focuses on helping people make informed decisions about their respiratory care. Hospitals that earn this distinction adhere to strict guidelines and a high level of care.

Our staff of trained respiratory care practitioners offers a range of services around the clock to patients in need. We are also actively involved with local schools, offering student education programs on topics such as the dangers of smoking and exercise-induced asthma.

Together, our pulmonary and respiratory health team cares for patients with a wide range of conditions and services including:

  • COPD
  • Bronchitis
  • Emphysema
  • Asthma
  • Lung Cancer
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Pneumonia
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Studies
  • Polysomnography
  • Multiple Sleep Latency Test
  • Advanced Ventilatory Management
  • Complete Pulmonary Function Lab
  • Fiber Optic Bronchoscopy
  • Advanced Airway Management
  • Administration of inhaled medication
  • Airway Clearance Therapies (Aerobika, Chest Physiotherapy, etc.)