Pulmonology

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Pulmonology is focused on the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the respiratory system.  Crouse Medical Practice Pulmonologist, Dr. Stephen Alkins, has a fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care. Dr. Alkins is also certified in Sleep Medicine.

Conditions we treat include:

  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Emphysema
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary fibrosis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Lung nodules
  • Lung cancer
  • Obstructive sleep apnea

For your convenience, Crouse Medical Practice has an on-site Pulmonary Function Lab. Tests performed in our lab include:

  • Spirometry, which measures how well the lungs exhale (breathe out)
  • Lung plethysmography, also known as body box lung testing, used to measure how much air you can hold in your lungs.
  • Diffusion tests, designed to show how efficiently the lungs transfer oxygen into the bloodstream
  • Methacholine Challenge test, used to assist in the diagnosis of asthma

Please contact us at (315) 479-5070, if you have any questions or to schedule an appointment.

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