The specialty field of lung care is referred to as pulmonology. Our Interventional Pulmonology/Special Procedures Department is committed to the highest standard of care for our patients. Through the combined effort of TRMC and our expertly trained and published medical staff, we are able to offer cutting edge technology in a comfortable, patient-focused setting.
The Interventional Pulmonology/Special Procedures Department is under the Medical Directorship of Gordon Downie, MD. Dr. Downie is a pioneer in the world of lung cancer and specializes in procedures designed to improve the quality of life in patients with lung conditions.
Our program consists of a dedicated outpatient admission/discharge lab and procedural room to minimize scheduling difficulties. The support staff includes registered nurses who specialize in administering conscious sedation and patient monitoring, as well as radiologic technologists to provide technical assistance during the procedures.
Early detection and early treatment may save your life. CT images show the shape, size and exact location of organs and tissue more clearly than other diagnostic tools. Call 903.577.6115 to schedule your screening.