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Respiratory Care Services Department

We are proud to be rated among the country’s top hospitals for treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) by US. News & World Report.

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235 million people have asthma, 64 million people have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) while millions have allergic rhinitis and other often-underdiagnosed chronic respiratory diseases. The Respiratory Care Services Department provides skillful and compassionate diagnostic and therapeutic care for inpatients and outpatients.

Under the direction of a Medical Director and intensivists a team of credentialed and licensed Respiratory Care Practitioners treat a wide range of acute and chronic lung disorders including:

  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Emphysema
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary fibrosis
  • Post surgical care

 Our services include:

  • Adult Mechanical Ventilation management
  • Non – invasive Positive Pressure Ventilation management
  • Airway management
  • Pulmonary hygiene
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Aerosol therapy
  • Arterial Blood Gas Sampling
  • Patient Education
  • A variety of intermittent bedside and oxygen administration therapies

Hours of Operation and Contact Information:

The Respiratory Care Services Department operates on a 24 hour basis for in-patient services and weekdays from 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m for Arterial Blood Gas sampling and analysis

The department is located on the 5th floor in the Main hospital building Telephone: 973-266-4464.