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Cardiopulmonary Services

Loretto Hospital’s Cardiopulmonary Department provides diagnosis and treatment for patients with chronic heart and lung disease. Our team of physicians and therapists are fully licensed and trained in evidence based pulmonary medicine and technology to provide exceptional care to individuals suffering from asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema, sleep apnea, and many other chronic respiratory complications. All of our tests, diagnoses, and treatments are performed onsite by Chicago’s finest cardiologists and pulmonologists.

Our scope of services includes:

Diagnostic Testing

  • Electrocardiography (EKG/ECG)
  • Echocardiography (ECHO)
  • Electroencephalography (EEG)
  • Cardiac exercise stress tests
  • Pharmaceutical stress tests
  • Cardiac holter monitoring
  • Pulmonary function tests
  • Oximetry

Comprehensive Pulmonary Treatment

  • Acute exacerbations
    • Chronic restrictive lung diseases
    • Chronic obstructive diseases

Therapeutic Respiratory Care and Clinic

  • Airway Management, including Mechanical Ventilation and Tracheostomy Management
    (Inpatient and Emergency)
  • Aerosolized Medication Administration and Monitoring (Inpatient and Emergency)
  • Oxygen Administration and Evaluation (Inpatient and Emergency)
  • Bronchiopulmonary Hygiene (Inpatient)

Patient Education

  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation (with Lifestyles Wellness Center)
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Better Breathers Support Group (for individuals with chronic pulmonary issues)
  • Clinical Site for respiratory therapy programs
  • Patient Education for Chronic Pulmonary Diseases
  • Community Education

For more information about our cardiopulmonary services please call (773) 854-5590.