The Pulmonary Function Lab at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center offers diagnostic testing to evaluate lung function.

There are several reasons why your physician may prescribe a pulmonary function study, which may include: 

  • Shortness of breath
  • Neuromuscular disease
  • Cough
  • Interstitial disease
  • Wheezing
  • Cardiac disease
  • COPD
  • History of smoking
  • Asthma
  • Environmental exposure
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Preoperative testing

Your physician will prescribe which type of testing is bested suited to meet your diagnostic needs, which may include: 

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

 

Location Information

For a physician referral, please call 844-411-LUNG. 

The Angelos Center for Lung Diseases
MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center
9103 Franklin Square Dr.
Baltimore, MD 21237

Adjacent to the Weinberg Cancer Institute.

Lung Team