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Lung & Chest Health

Your choice for a full continuum of care — from chronic disease management to our comprehensive thoracic surgery program

At WakeMed, we offer a team approach to lung and chest health. And, we can offer you a full continuum of care from chronic disease management for asthma and COPD to a comprehensive thoracic surgery program. 

Pulmonology Care & Services:

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)  / Emphysema
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Asthma
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Other Sleep Disorders
  • Lung Nodules and Other Lung Radiographic Abnormalities
  • Lung Masses, Obstruction, and Lung Cancer
  • Mediastinal Lymphadenopathy
  • Interstitial and Occupational Lung Disease
  • Effusions and other Pleural Disease
  • Meet Our Pulmonologists
  • Schedule an Appointment

Thoracic Surgery Care & Services:

Plus, we offer:

So, regardless of your lung health care needs, you are in good hands at WakeMed.  

Our Physicians


Experts in a wide range of respiratory and lung conditions

Thoracic Surgeons

Experts in minimally-invasive and robotic thoracic surgery

Pediatric Surgeons

Experts in chest wall surgery for pediatric patients

Are You At Risk for Developing Lung Cancer?

If you fit these criteria, you may be at high-risk for lung cancer and qualify for a low-dose CT lung cancer screening. 

Early detection could help save your life.

  Are between the ages of 50 and 80 years old (Medicare covers up to age 77)

  Are you a current or previous smoker who has quit in the past 15 years?

  Do you have a smoking history of at least 20 pack-years? 
(1 pack a day for 20 years, or 2 packs a day for 10 years)

Lung Cancer Screening

Learn More About Lung Cancer Screening


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Quit for Good

You Can Quit Smoking!

Learn More About Quit With WakeMed

Or call 919-350-QUIT (7848) and learn how this model has been proven to be approximately 10 times more effective than quitting on your own.