Pulmonary Diseases

US News & World Report: Best Hospitals COPDExpert Lung Care to Help You Breathe Easier

Pulmonary disorders are diseases and conditions that involve your lungs. When you have trouble breathing, your quality of life can take a sharp downturn. University Health System’s team of lung specialists provides expert treatment to help you breathe easier and live as fully as possible.

Local Expertise, International Recognition

University pulmonary specialists provide advanced care for adult and pediatric lung conditions ranging from common allergies to lung transplants. Our partnership with UT Medicine San Antonio means you don’t have to go far to find the latest technology and advanced treatments for lung disease. You have access to our internationally recognized pulmonary care right here at home:

  • One of the leading lung transplant programs in the world, with one of the shortest wait times for transplant in the nation
  • One of only two cystic fibrosis care centers in South Texas accredited by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
  • Largest cystic fibrosis center in the area, with more patients choosing University for their care than any other program
  • Largest pulmonary hypertension program in South Texas
  • More pulmonologists on staff, providing access to specialized lung care not available in many hospitals

We also are San Antonio and South Texas’ first and only health system to earn Magnet status — a prestigious designation the American Nurses Credentialing Center awards only to healthcare providers with a proven track record of providing excellent care and positive outcomes.


As recognized leaders in lung care, University pulmonologists treat hundreds of patients every year for pulmonary conditions, including allergies, asthma, COPD, cystic fibrosis, sleep disorders and pneumonia.


Our team of lung experts has led the way in developing new and better treatments to manage your lung disease by providing services that best fit your needs and your lifestyle. We provide advanced treatment focused on you — your needs, your goals and your quality of life.

Support Services

Our comprehensive treatment includes support to help you live as healthy a life as possible. Whether it’s helping you manage your asthma or finally break the smoking habit, we’ll help you care for your lungs and improve your health.

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