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Explore lung, breathing and allergy disorders, treatments, tests and prevention services provided by the Cleveland Clinic Respiratory Institute.
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Why Choose The Respiratory Institute

At Cleveland Clinic's Respiratory Institute, we provide world-class patient care by combining our strengths in clinical care, research and education. With more than 170 pulmonologists, allergists/immunologists, infectious disease experts and critical care specialists, the Respiratory Institute staff diagnose and treat a wide spectrum of disorders in our outpatient offices, inpatient hospital floors, and intensive care units. We treat over 200,000 patients annually in our outpatient clinics and Cleveland Clinic is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.

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Doctors & Departments

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Our Doctors

We can help you choose the top specialist from our pool of respiratory physicians and other pulmonologists.

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Departments & Centers

Our physicians, therapists, nurses and other respiratory professionals work together in areas of expertise to provide the highest level of patient care.

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For Medical Professionals

Learn more about the educational and career opportunities available from Cleveland Clinic's respiratory subspecialties.

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Express Care Online Virtual Visits

Select patients can now see our providers online using their smartphone or computer. Ask your doctor if virtual visits are right for you.

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Patient Stories

Patient Stories

Edward Kellatis

Study Participant Loses 65 Pounds, One Step at a Time

May 14, 2020

"I just thought it would be good to get back into shape and see if I would feel better. I was watching my two older brothers and all their health challenges, and I thought, 'I don't want to get my knees replaced. I think I'll work out.'"
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COVID-19 patient Nic Brown wrote a heartfelt message to his Cleveland Clinic caregivers after leaving the intensive care unit.

COVID-19 Patient Writes Inspiring Message on Glass to Caregivers

Mar 28, 2020

“Every day I was there, especially when I was on a ventilator and full life support, the staff would write on the window the goals for me to try and reach each day. One day someone wrote, 'We will get you home.”
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Harper eating cashew butter during one of her test sessions at Cleveland Clinic Food Allergy Center of Excellence.

Child With Peanut Allergies Turns to Same Food to Build Tolerance

Mar 9, 2020

"Exposing Harper to little bits of peanuts everyday, as long as the reaction remains mild and doesn't progress, will help her overcome the allergy so she doesn't have it as an adult." 
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