Pulmonary / Respiratory Services  |  (203) 732-7575
Griffin Hospital
130 Division St.  Derby, CT 06418-1326
Respiratory Department

Breath easy.

Griffin Hospital's Department of Pulmonary/Respiratory Medicine incorporates diagnostic testing and treatment for disorders and diseases of the lungs and chest as well as a sleep medicine program. Diagnostic testing includes pulmonary function which assess lung impairments, arterial blood gas management, pulse oximetry - a quick non-invasive method of determining the oxygen level in blood -and fiberoptic bronchoscopy - a procedure that involves placing a viewing instrument into the lungs to diagnose and treat lung and airway problems.

This department also offers polysomnography - the science of evaluating disturbances of sleep. Treatment options include a variety of inhaled medications, chest physiotherapy, asthma management and pulmonary rehabilitation.

For more information contact 203-732-7575