Penn Lung Center
The Penn Lung Center is a world leader in the research and treatment of diseases and disorders of the chest and lungs. The Penn Lung Center is a resource for consultation, second opinion, diagnosis and ongoing treatment of patients with simple to the most complex conditions.
The Penn Lung Center provides patients with a dedicated group of clinical experts to determine the best management of lung cancer and other diseases of the chest and lung. Penn's team provides guidance, support and comfort during every phase of care – from diagnosis to treatment and beyond.
About Lung Care at Penn
The Penn Lung Center team includes pulmonologists, thoracic surgeons, chest radiologists, lung pathologists and radiation and medical oncologists.
The center offers the most advanced diagnostic and treatment technologies in the following areas:
- Pulmonary medicine
- Critical care medicine
- Thoracic (chest) surgery
- Lung transplantation
- Allergy and immunology
- Cardiothoracic anesthesiology
- Vascular thoracic anesthesiology
- Lung pathology
The Penn Lung Center specialists treat all types of lung conditions, including:
- Acute bronchitis
- Adult cystic fibrosis
- Chronic lung infection
- Esophageal cancers
- Interstitial lung disease
- Lung cancer
- Pulmonary vascular disease
- Pulmonary fibrosis
- Pulmonary hypertension
The Penn Difference
Penn Medicine physicians pioneered technological advances that have been adopted as standard procedures in lung care.
Penn's lung transplant program is ranked among the top ten in the United States and has one of the most experienced lung transplant teams in the world.