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Our Services

  • Pulmonary Medicine

Joint Commission 2013Pulmonary Medicine

Saint Mary's pulmonary medicine team is focused on meeting the complicated medical and emotional needs caused by lung diseases.

Our staff, which includes fellowship-trained pulmonologists He Howard Zhang, MD, and Rohit Beri, MD, approaches your treatment from a total-patient perspective, addressing a range of issues, including nutrition, exercise and medications, to help you breathe easier and live with lung disease to the best of your abilities.

To reach the Pulmonary department, call 203-709-6244.

Pulmonary services at Saint Mary’s include:

  • Inpatient care and education in the ICU and throughout the hospital, with bedside therapy provided when necessary by a licensed Respiratory Therapist.
  • Outpatient care offered at our state-of-the-art rehabilitation clinic can help you regain your lung strength and return to your normal daily activities.
  • Pulmonary Function Testing (PFT), for both children and adults, to help determine the type of disease and treatment; including methacholine testing to determine asthma. Saint Mary’s also has one of the only bariatric PFT machines in the Waterbury area, designed for the comfort of all patients. Extended office hours for testing are: Tuesdays and Thursdays until 6PM.
  • Prevention & education
  • Outreach programs in the community
  • Support Groups

For information and education on breathing concerns such as asthma and COPD, please visit our online health library.

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