To treat breathing disorders, and may also specialize in some treatment of sleep disorders, severe allergies, and other lung conditions and diseases. May also towards in critical care medicine, treating patients in the ICU.
Managing the care of chronic respiratory diseases include asthma, emphysema, tuberculosis, lung cancers.
Advise and assist both the surgeon and anesthesiologist.
After surgery continues to monitor the patient's condition in the recovery area until their breathing has stabilized.
Testing and Diagnosis
Assisting other physicians in making diagnoses.
Lung volume testing, spirometry tests, Tests of the lungs' diffusion capacity.