Pulmonology

Pulmonology, a subspecialty of internal medicine, is the branch of medicine that focuses on diseases of the lungs and bronchial tubes, including the upper respiratory tract (nose, pharynx and throat) and the heart. Pulmonologists, who diagnosis and treat patients with lung conditions and diseases, focus on the breathing process and getting oxygen into and out of the body.

Conditions treated include:

  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD
  • Emphysema
  • Lung nodules/masses
  • Pleural effusions
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary emboli
  • Pulmonary fibrosis
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Sleep disorders


Meet the Pulmonologists

Bluffton Medical Group physicians are accepting new patients unless otherwise noted.
Harish Ardeshna
MD, FCCP
 
LUTHERAN HEALTH NETWORK
BLUFFTON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER | DUKES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL | DUPONT HOSPITAL* | KOSCIUSKO COMMUNITY HOSPITAL*
LUTHERAN HEALTH PHYSICIANS | LUTHERAN HOSPITAL* | THE ORTHOPEDIC HOSPITAL* | REDIMED | REHABILITATION HOSPITAL*
ST. JOSEPH HOSPITAL*

*A physician owned hospital.

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