Pulmonary Conditions & Treatments

Immunologic disease treatment

Welcome to the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy and Immunologic diseases information center.

Here you can find the answers to your questions and concerns related to common respiratory conditions and immunologic diseases.

If you cannot find what you are looking for, or are interested in other health-related topics, please go to the Health and Wellness section of our website, your complete health information resource, or call Health On Call at 1-800-446-2255 where a registered nurse is ready to take your call 24 hours per day, seven days per week.

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center’s section on Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy and Immunological Diseases offers you the largest number of test and treatment options in Western North Carolina.

Backed by the latest technology, research and a team of specialists, we are discovering new and better immunologic disease treatments that will improve your quality of life.

Diseases and Conditions

Acute Bronchitis
Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency
Alveolar Proteinosis
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Atypical Mycobacterial Infection 
Chronic Bronchitis
Coal Workers Pneumoconiosis
Common Variable Immune Deficiency
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Cystic Fibrosis
Diffuse IPF  
Industrial Bronchitis
Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
Lung Cancer
Occupational Asthma  
Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome
Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Pleural Effusion
Pulmonary Hypertension
Sleep Apnea 
Immune Deficiency  

Treatments and Procedures

 Interventional Bronchoscopy 
 Allergy Skin Testing
 Allergy Immunotherapy (shots)
 Spirometry (breathing tests)
 Oral Challenges
 Desensitization for Drug Allergy
 Immune Globulin Infusion
 Patch Testing for Contact Dermatitis
 Medications Counseling
 CT Scans and X-rays
 BiPAP Titrations 
 Multiple Sleep Latency Studies
 Laser Therapy
 Metallic and Silastic Stents
 Balloon Bronchoplasty 

Last Updated: 02-18-2014
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Disclaimer: The information on this website is for general informational purposes only and SHOULD NOT be relied upon as a substitute for sound professional medical advice, evaluation or care from your physician or other qualified health care provider.