Our Pulmonary Laboratory contains the state-of-the-art diagnostic machinery and equipment needed to perform the necessary tests and protocols for accurate diagnosis of pulmonary conditions. Our personnel communicate with the ordering provider if there are unusual results or patient issues that need to be addressed. 

Tests We Provide

  • Spirometry - pre and post bronchodilator
  • Diffusing capacity for carbon monoxide (DLCO)
  • Body plethysmography (Body Box)
  • Maximum voluntary ventilation (MVV)
  • Maximum inspiratory pressure and maximum expiratory pressure measurements
  • Six-minute walk test
  • B.O.D.E. index calculation (multidimensional index that predicts mortality risk in patients with COPD)
  • Arterial blood gas measurement (ABG)
  • Cardiopulmonary exercise testing
  • Methacholine bronchoprovocation testing