Dr. Flora’s practice offers the full scope of inpatient and outpatient services involving the diagnostic evaluation and clinical management of respiratory disorders. Diagnostic aspects include:
- Hospital based full pulmonary function testing/ diagnostic imaging studies/ CT scanning, PET/CT scanning, and other diagnostic testing. Some office based testing offered: spirometry, oximetry, Peak-flow measurements
- Evaluation of all lung diseases, including related and intrarelated pulmonary evaluation of chronic cough, interstitial lung disease, bronchial asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, infectious lung disease, drug-related pulmonary disorders and carcinoma of the lung
Consultations and continuing care are available for patients with all respiratory disorders including asthma, chronic and acute bronchitis, interstitial lung disease, pneumonia, pulmonary vascular disease, occupational disease, sleep-disordered breathing, and cystic fibrosis. In addition, consultations and continuing care are available for critically ill patients and patients with chronic pulmonary disease requiring rehabilitation. Patients on chronic ventilators in subacute units, skilled nursing facilities, are also followed.
The practice also provides preoperative evaluations and comprehensive pulmonary function testing. Other services include the whole range of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures associated with the practice of pulmonary and critical care medicine: flexible fiberoptic bronchoscopy with all ancillary procedures, thoracentesis and closed pleural biopsy, endotracheal intubation, arterial and central vein line placement, bedside pulmonary artery catheterization, and chest tube placement.