What is it?

Medicine discipline that studies diseases that affect the respiratory system. The pneumology and respiratory therapy unit seeks to offer comprehensive care to patients with respiratory diseases or with suspected risk of lung disease. Formed by a multidisciplinary team that attends the areas of diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation.


Respiratory therapy

Pulmonary laboratory

  • Spirometry and volume flow curve.
  • Plethysmographic measurement of lung volumes.
  • MIP and MEP measurement.
  • Airway resistance measurement.
  • CO diffusion.
  • 6-minute walk test, exercise bronchoprovocation test and methacholine bronchoprovocation test.

Diagnostic bronchoscopy

Bronchial and bronchoalveolar lavage (cytology, flow cytometry, microbiology and molecular biology), bronchial brushing, bronchial and transbronchial biopsies, transtracheal, transcarinal and Transbronchial needle  aspiration biopsy (TNA).

Therapeutic bronchoscopy

Extraction of foreign bodies in the airway, treatment for bronchial and tracheal stenosis with pneumatic dilation, placement of self-expanding or silicone stents, resection or reduction of expansive lesions in the airway with Argon Plasma, endobronchial brachytherapy.


  • Bronchoalveolar lavage.
  • Bronchial brushing.
  • Bronchial and transbronchial biopsy.
  • Stent bronchoscopy.
  • Diagnostic bronchoscopy.
  • Lesion fulguration by b
  • Transbronchial Puncture by Bronchoscopy.
  • Airway Dilation.

Pulmonary rehabilitation

  • Patient and family education.
  • Physical reconditioning.
  • Muscle training of lower extremities, upper limbs, and respiratory muscles.
  • Psycho-emotional and nutritional support; occupational therapy.


  • Clara Patricia García Calderón
  • Julio Cesar Forero Forero

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For national patients

To request an appointment (4) 360 47 88

For more information (4) 445 90 00

For international patients

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Attention time

Pneumology appointments from Monday to Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.