Interventional Pulmonology

Dr. Makani performing interventional pulmonolgy procedure

An interventional pulmonologist prepares an airway stent.

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

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

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

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

Appointments & Referrals

NOTE: All referrals will still have the option of continuing treatment with their primary care physicians after the procedure.

Interventional Pulmonology Location


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