Pulmonary Function Lab | Lung Function | MedStar Health

The pulmonary function lab at MedStar Health offers diagnostic testing to evaluate lung function.

There are several reasons why your physician may prescribe a lung 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 the testing that is best 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

Our providers

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Our locations

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MedStar Georgetown Cancer Institute at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

9103 Franklin Square Dr.
The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Cancer Institute
Suite 220
Baltimore, MD 21237

MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

9000 Franklin Square Dr.
Baltimore, MD 21237