LTC Karin Nicholson
SSG Rickey Jones
|Contact Us||Clinic Hours|
Main: (254) 288-8952
Monday - Wednesday & Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
|Pulmonary Clinic: 1st Floor
Respiratory Therapy: 2nd Floor
Bldg. 36000, Fort Hood, Texas 76544
Pulmonary Disease / Respiratory Therapy
The Pulmonary Disease Service is committed to providing quality subspecialty care in pulmonary medicine to eligible Department of Defense beneficiaries as well as support military readiness and graduate medical education (GME). Pulmonary medicine integrates a thorough understanding of general internal medicine with special expertise in the care of respiratory disease. We are honored to provide care for active duty, retirees and dependent military beneficiaries.
Clinical divisions within the Pulmonary Service include the Pulmonary Clinic, Pulmonary Function Laboratory, Bronchoscopy and Respiratory Therapy Services
Respiratory Therapy Section
The Respiratory Therapy Section provides 24-hour inpatient coverage for the board field of respiratory care. This includes, but is not limited to mechanical ventilation, chest physiotherapy, airway management, aerosol/O2 therapy, sputum induction, critical patient transport and arterial puncture and blood gases analysis.
Graduate Medical Education
The Pulmonary Disease Service supports Graduate Medical Education by providing educational opportunities for training programs intrinsic to Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center, including the Family Practice Residency and Physician Assistant training programs.
Follow-up appointments can be made by calling (254) 288-8952, 7:30 a.m. â€“ 4:30 p.m. Monday â€“ Friday; Thursdays - 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.
New patients are evaluated by referral only.
As a courtesy to other clinic patients and to allow for your full allotted appointment time, please ensure you arrive at least 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment time.
Children under the age of 12 are not allowed in the clinic.
Services provided by the Pulmonary Clinic include:
- Diagnostic evaluation and treatment of pulmonary diseases including:
- Pleural Effusions
- Pulmonary Embolism
- Pulmonary Infections
- Chronic Respiratory Failure
- Interstitial Lung Disease
- Lung Cancer
- The performance and interpretation of pulmonary function testing:
- Airway Challenge Testing
- Blood Gas Analysis
- Exhaled nitric Oxide testing
- Flow-Volume Relationships
- Body Plethysmography
- Respiratory Mechanics
- Invasive Diagnostic and Therapeutic procedures:
- Closed Tube Thoracostomy
- Clinic interpretation of thoracic imaging findings:
- Radionuclide Scans
- Chest Roentgenograms
Consultative services for assistance with management of complex medical issues (by appointment only)
Patients have the right to quality medical care, privacy, and respect. Compliments and complaints can be made in the following ways:
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