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Schematic view of the human respiratory system with their parts and functions.
System Respiratory
Significant diseases Asthma, Lung Cancer, Tuberculosis, Occupational lung disease
Significant tests Bronchoscopy, Sputum studies, Arterial blood gases
Specialist Respiratory Physician, Pulmonologist

Pulmonology is a type of medicine where doctors know about the lungs and the heart. They work on keeping lungs healthy. A doctor working in pulmonology is called a pulmonologist. Pulmonologists also work with respiratory therapists to educate and help make lungs healthy.

Where do they work?

  • Hospitals
  • Clinics (Regular doctors offices)

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