Mercy Health - Youngstown Pulmonary Health & Research Center

Lung Cancer Screening 

1001 Covington Street
Youngstown, Ohio 44501
Phone: 330-480-3258

Patients suffering from lung problems now have a new resource for their care. The St. Elizabeth Pulmonary Health and Research Center, located on the St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital Campus in Youngstown, is focused on the efficient treatment of a wide range of pulmonary issues. The experienced physicians and staff offer comprehensive diagnosis and treatment for patients with respiratory diseases including, but not limited to the following:  

  • Respiratory symptoms: Cough,Difficulty breathing
  • Airway/Airflow obstruction: Asthma,COPD, Chronic bronchitis, Emphysema, Bronchiectasis, Cystic fibrosis, Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency
  • Interstitial lung diseases: Pulmonary fibrosis, Sarcoidosis
  • Exposure to Occupational and Environmental Hazards: Asbestos,Silica, Hypersensitivity pneumonitis
  • Lung cancer
  • Abnormal chest x-ray: Lung nodule
  • Lung infections: Pneumonia, Tuberculosis, Non-tuberculosis mycobacteria (NTM), Mycobacterium avian complex (MAC), Fungi
  • Sleep-related breathing disorders:  Sleep apnea, Narcolepsy, Insomnia, Restless leg syndrome
  • Pulmonary vascular disease: Thromboembolism, Pulmonary hypertension, Respiratory failure  

Diagnostic Procedures: To aid in the rapid diagnosis and efficient treatment of lung issues, the center offers the following services:

  • Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopy
  • CT guide Biopsy
  • Fine Needle Aspiration
  • CT Guided Technoogy
  • Endobronchial Ultrasound
  • Thoracentesis
  • Pleural Biopsies
  • Three Dimensional CT reconstruction of nodules
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Cardiopulmonary Stress Test
  • Six minute walk test
  • Artierial Blood Gases
  • Diffusion Capacity
  • Polysonography
  • Overnight Oximetery Evaluation

In conjunction with the Mercy Health Department of Research, the center also is a participant in multicenter clinical trials investigating new treatments for lung issues. 
If you would like to learn more about our current clinical trials, please feel free to contact us at 330-480-3258.

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