Interventional Pulmonology

UC San Diego Health is among the few medical centers in the country to offer comprehensive interventional pulmonology services.

Interventional pulmonology focuses on the use of minimally invasive techniques to diagnose and treat lung cancer, airway disorders and pleural diseases.

We work closely with specialists at Moores Cancer Center, regional pulmonologists, transplant physicians and primary care doctors to coordinate our patients' medical care.

We perform the complete range of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, including:

Additional Procedures

A list of additional diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, including:


All referred patients will still have the option of continuing treatment with their primary care physicians after the procedure.

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Clinical Trials

Our interventional pulmonologists are actively involved in clinical trials evaluating new therapies and tools to treat lung conditions.

Find out more about our clinical trials.