Pulmonology | Toms River, NJ Pulmonology Specialists
Toms River Pulmonologists Dedicated to your Health
The pulmonary and respiratory care physicians at the Toms River location of the Riverside Medical Group are experienced in diagnosing and treating breathing diseases and lung conditions, applying the newest technology and strategies to help you breath more easily.
They can provide expert treatment of any acute and chronic lung disorder, including asthma, pulmonary infections, COPD, lung cancer, pneumonia and sleep disorders. If you have health concerns or questions, please take minute to call our staff and schedule an appointment.
Toms River Pulmonology Specialists
552 Commons Way Bldg E Toms River, NJ 08755
Monday: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Our Toms River Practice’s Approach:
The goal of our Toms River pulmonologists is to provide superior, effective treatments best suited to your needs. Our experienced pulmonologists work closely with you, providing the time to thoroughly diagnose and treat issues. We understand each patient requires individualized treatment, and we take the time necessary to determine how to treat a patient’s condition that best suits his/her lifestyle.
Our pulmonologists look beyond simply the quality of care to developing a friendly, comfortable patient/pulmonologist relationship. Riverside Medical Group’s lung and sleep specialists also focus on education and rehabilitation to improve our patients’ overall health and quality of life.
Our goal is simple – to help all patients enjoy healthier and happier lives with the right care in a health-friendly environment.
Providing Complete Pulmonology Treatment:
When to See a Pulmonologist:
If you are experiencing or have had coughing, shortness of breath, wheezing, chest pain, gasping for air at night, tiredness during the day or an abnormal lung scan or X-ray you should have a full pulmonary evaluation to rule out any pulmonary diseases
What are pulmonary function tests (PFTs)?
They measure how well your lungs take in and exhale air. The tests also check how well your lungs transfer oxygen into the blood.
Pulmonary Function Tests Help To:
Diagnose diseases of the lung such as asthma, chronic bronchitis, and emphysema.Determine the cause of shortness of breath.Measure the effects of chemicals, coal dust, and other toxins on lung function.Measure the effectiveness of medicines and other treatments.PFTs can also help detect lung disease at an early stage, before symptoms develop.
Types of pulmonary function tests (PFTs):
- Spirometry measures how well the lungs exhale (breathe out)
- Lung volume measures how well the lungs inhale (breathe in)
- Tests of the diffusion capacity for carbon monoxide (DLCO) show how efficiently the lungs transfer oxygen into the bloodstream
Our Experts Specialize In:
- Lung Nodules/mass & lung cancer
- Chronic obstructive lung disease, COPD and emphysema
- Abnormal chest X-ray or CT scan
- Chronic cough
- Shortness of breath
- Pleural effusion (fluid in lungs)
- Lung fibrosis / interstitial lung disease
- Pulmonary hypertension and Sleep Disorders:
- Sleep Apnea
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Schedule Your Appointment Today
If you suffer from pulmonary or respiratory disorders, and are in search of an effective medical treatment, then we are the team for you. Our top-rated Toms River pulmonologists are call away. Contact the staff here at Riverside Medical Group in Toms River and schedule your appointment today.