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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 our Pulmonary program is ranked No. 3 in the country by US News and World Report.

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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

After 34 years of marriage, Peggy’s husband, David, continues to be one of her strongest supports.

Innovative Procedure Breathes New Life into Pulmonary Patients

Dec 3, 2018

“Now I can do the things I need and I want to do. I’m even considering going back to teaching after the procedures are complete. I have a new lease on life.”
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Dr. Budev (left) and Charity Tillemann-Dick (right) speaking at the 2017 Patient Experience: Empathy + Innovation Summit

Opera Singer and Longtime Doctor Bond Over Shared Health Experiences

Sep 13, 2018

“I remember thinking, ‘This is a very different doctor.’ And when she talked, it was a combination of the best medical professional I’d ever met and a sorority sister. I just felt this this kinship.”
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College Student Looks Forward to a Bright and Healthy Future | Cleveland Clinic Patient Stories

College Student Looks Forward to a Bright and Healthy Future

Sep 6, 2017

“I think a lot of other doctors would have said no, it can’t be done. Throughout this entire journey, I’ve felt my decision to go to college so far from home is the luckiest thing I’ve ever done. If I hadn’t come here, I wouldn’t have come to Cleveland Clinic.”
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