The MedStar St. Mary's Hospital Pulmonary Services Department provides inpatient and outpatient services to diagnose and treat breathing disorders. Staffed around the clock by respiratory therapists and technicians, the department provides a broad range of services equipped with licensed professionals who provide the highest quality diagnosis, treatment, management, and preventive care and education for patients with pulmonary disorders.

Grace Anne Dorney Pulmonary & Cardiac Rehabilitation Center 

MedStar St. Mary's Hospital Grace Anne Dorney Pulmonary & Cardiac Rehabilitation Center provides pulmonary and cardiac rehabilitation services designed to limit the effects of illness; prevent future recurrences or medical complications; and maximize a patient's ability to participate in daily tasks.

Pulmonary Conditions Treated

  • Asthma
  • Chronic bronchitis
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Dyspnea (shortness of breath)
  • Emphysema
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Lung cancer
  • Sleep apnea
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary hypertension

In our pulmonary function laboratories, sophisticated diagnostic testing helps doctors evaluate lung function. A physician might prescribe a pulmonary function study for a number of reasons, including:

  • Shortness of breath
  • Cough
  • Wheezing
  • History of smoking
  • Asthma
  • Environmental exposure
  • Cystic fibrosis

Several types of diagnostic tests can be performed in the lab, including:

  • Ambulating saturation
  • Arterial blood gas sampling
  • Cardiopulmonary exercise testing
  • Diffusion studies
  • Impulse oscillometry
  • Lung volumes
  • Maximum expiratory pressure
  • Maximum inspiratory pressure
  • Pulse oximetry
  • Spirometry

Pulmonary Treatments

We offer the following outpatient pulmonary services - Individuals may need a therapy order from a physician for these tests.

  • Pulmonary function testing (PFT) for adults and pediatric patients (ages 6 to 17 years old)
  • Arterial blood gas testing (no appointment required)
  • Pentamidine therapy
  • Incentive spirometry (no appointment required)
  • Positive expiratory pressure (PEP)

Contact Us Today

25500 Point Lookout Road
Leonardtown, MD 20650
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Main Phone: 240-434-7143 or 301-475-6066
Outpatient Services: 301-475-6399

Pulmonary Specialists

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