Pulmonology, also known as pneumology, is the branch of medicine that focuses on diagnosing and treating diseases of the lungs and other parts of the respiratory system.

Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), Abu Dhabi, provides exceptional care for a range of pulmonary conditions, including:

  • Chronic cough
  • Airway diseases
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Pleural diseases
  • Lung cancer
  • Asthma

SSMC's multidisciplinary team of pulmonary medicine and sleep specialists is equipped with the knowledge, expertise and technology to achieve optimal health outcomes.

Patients experiencing even the most complex medical conditions related to the lungs and breathing receive expert care from our world-renowned pulmonary and sleep medicine specialists.

Why choose SSMC?

Home to a range of diagnostic services, facilities and procedures, our division offers patients:

  • Endoscopy flexible diagnostic bronchoscopy
  • Endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS)
  • Biologic therapy
  • Pulmonary function tests (PFT) Lab
  • Full PFT (spirometry, lung volume and gas exchange)
  • Six-minute walk tests
  • Home oxygen assessments
  • A specialised asthma clinic
  • Fractional Exhaled Nitric Oxide (FeNO)
  • High altitude simulation tests

Our state-of-the-art sleep lab consists of 4 beds and possesses a full lab monitoring system, the Respironics Alice 6 Ldx. Our pulmonary and neurology clinics provide various sleep services, including:

  • Diagnostic sleep studies
  • Titration studies of positive airway pressure
  • Split night studies
  • Home sleep studies
  • Establishment of continuous and bi-level (biphasic) positive airway pressures, education and compliance monitoring

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