Pulmonology treatment on the North Shore
North Shore patients with pulmonology disease find state-of-the-art treatment close to home with the pulmonary medicine specialists at North Shore Physicians Group (NSPG). Our pulmonology physicians diagnose and treat a variety of conditions related to the lungs and respiratory system.
NSPG is affiliated with North Shore Medical Center (NSMC), the largest and most advanced health care center on the North Shore. Our 200+ professionals include internal medicine doctors, pediatricians, OBGYN specialists, mental health professionals, neurosurgery specialists and physicians in many other areas of medicine.
Conditions treated by our pulmonology specialists
- COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
- Interstitial lung diseases
- Pulmonary hypertension
- Pulmonary complications of respiratory muscle weakness from neuromuscular diseases
- Sleep disorders
Our pulmonology physicians see patients at their offices in Salem and Lynn.
Our pulmonology services
We offer outpatient pulmonology services at our Salem practice. These include:
- Spirometry testing and ambulatory oximetry testing.
- Home testing for sleep disorder diagnosis.
Inpatient pulmonology services
NSMC Salem Hospital: We offer pulmonology consultations and critical care, working closely with NSMC hospitalists to evaluate, diagnose and treat patients with pulmonology disorders. In our intensive care unit we provide state-of-the-art care for critically ill patients in respiratory failure and patients with multi-system disease.
Spaulding Hospital North Shore: We provide pulmonology rehabilitation and long-term acute care for patients with respiratory failure requiring mechanical ventilation.
Pulmonary TB clinic
At our pulmonary TB clinic at NSMC Salem Hospital, our pulmonology team evaluates and treats patients with tuberculosis, working closely with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.
NSMC Sleep Center
For sleep disorders, our pulmonology specialists work closely with NSMC Sleep Center specialists. Our sleep medicine physicians conduct sleep studies and diagnose sleep disorders such as sleep apnea. After diagnosis is complete, our pulmonology team provides comprehensive follow-up care and education for patients with sleep disorders.
Additional medical services provided by NSPG.
In addition to world-class pulmonology services, NSPG offers primary care at locations throughout the North Shore, including walk-in and same-day appointments at our urgent care center. Other specialties available to NSPG patients include neurosurgery procedures, rheumatology treatment, diabetes management, and gastroenterology procedures.