Respiratory Institute Outcomes
The Respiratory Institute is regarded as one of the top respiratory centers in the nation, uniting specialists from the departments of Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Allergy/Clinical Immunology, and Infectious Disease in the diagnosis and management of the full spectrum of pulmonary, allergic, infectious disorders, and critical care medicine. In 2017, U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals” survey ranked Cleveland Clinic No. 3 in the nation for pulmonology services.
At the Respiratory Institute, patients with breathing disorders benefit from the expertise of 161 physicians, 49 fellows, and 65 advance practice providers. A multidisciplinary team of physicians is available for collaboration, including specialists from Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Thoracic Imaging, and Pulmonary Pathology.
|Interstitial lung disease visits||3,721|
|Pulmonary arterial hypertension visits||1,044|
|Lung cancer visits*||688|
|Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease visits||24,286|
|Total hospital admissions||2,236|
|Lung transplants (includes heart/lung and liver/lung)||129|