Pulmonology and Critical Care Medicine

We collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to comprehensively evaluate, diagnose and manage your patients.

At Baylor Scott & White Health, pulmonologists are a part of multidisciplinary team that coordinates your patients' care through the electronic medical record (EMR). We work with cardiology, hematology/oncology, infectious disease, rheumatology and more for outpatient treatment, based on the level of care your patients need.

For your patients’ most serious injuries and illnesses, we offer several levels of critical and intensive care.


Lung Care Services

  • Interventional pulmonology
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Thoracic surgery
  • Medication management
  • Lung disease support and education

Pulmonary function testing and physiology

  • Spirometry
  • Pulmonary profiles (static lung volumes)
  • Methacholine challenge
  • Diffusion capacity
  • High altitude simulation testing
  • Arterial blood gases/shunt studies
  • Exercise studies

Lung Transplantation

For expert care for advanced lung disease, your patients have access to Baylor Annette C. and Harold C. Simmons Transplant Institute at Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health – one of the largest, most comprehensive multi-specialty transplant centers in the United States. Our lung transplant program offers sophisticated diagnostic testing and innovative therapies for patients with advanced chronic lung disease.

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Critical and Intensive Care Services

Baylor Scott & White offers various levels of specialized critical and intensive care to treat your patients’ most life-threatening injuries, illnesses and heart issues. Surgical treatments and interventions, medication and life support are all offered.

The types of inpatient care we offer include:

  • Cardiac intensive care unit (CICU)
  • Cardiothoracic intensive care unit (CTICU)
  • Surgical trauma intensive care unit (STICU)
  • Medical intensive care unit (MICU)
  • Pediatric intensive care unit (PICU)
  • Neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)

Conditions We Treat

At Baylor Scott & White, we have the expertise to treat your patients' lung conditions, including:

  • Asthma
  • Acute and chronic pulmonary embolism
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Fungal infections of the lung
  • Granulomatous lung diseases
  • Hepatopulmonary syndrome
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Lung cancer
  • Pulmonary fibrosis
  • Pulmonary vascular disease
  • Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH)
  • Pulmonary hypertension (PH)
  • Pleurisy
  • Pneumonia
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sleep disorders
  • Tuberculosis

Refer a Patient

Use our online tool to refer your patient to a pulmonologist or critical care specialist at Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Graduate Medical Education

Baylor Scott & White offers several pulmonary and critical care fellowships, including a surgical critical care option. Learn about our programs in Central Texas and North Texas.


Established in 1984, Baylor Scott & White Research Institute (BSWRI) is a dedicated research center for finding prevention therapies and treatments for diseases and illnesses.

Why Baylor Scott & White Health

We’ve created a transformative model for the health care industry. In our new model, we are eliminating waste, improving coordination of care and better managing chronic disease.