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Rapides Regional Medical Center

Pulmonary Respiratory Care

Rapides Regional Medical Center Lung Center functions as an outpatient clinic and diagnostic center – offering bronchoscopies, lung function testing, right heart caths and exercise testing. Pulmonologists Gregory J. Ardoin (left), M.D., F.C.C.P., and Benjamin Walton III , M.D., FCCP, also work with hospitalists and other specialists at Rapides Regional Medical Center to treat lung-related issues.

Those requiring treatment may be diagnosed with asthma or COPD, pulmonary hypertension, interstitial lung disease, autoimmune lung disease, lung cancers or tuberculosis, to name a few. Navigational bronchoscopies – as well as Pulmonary Rehab Services - are also available at Rapides Regional Medical Center.

For information about Rapides Regional Medical Center’s Lung Center, call 318-769-5864.