Lung (Pulmonology)

UT Southwestern Medical Center’s program for lung disorders offers some of the most advanced interventional therapies and surgical procedures available to treat all forms of lung disease.

US News 2017 Regional Hospitals - High Performing in 8 Types of Care
US News 2017 Regional Hospitals - High Performing in Pulmonary

High Performing in Pulmonology

UT Southwestern’s pulmonology care earned High Performing recognition in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals list.

Our clinicians and researchers are widely recognized as experts in the accurate diagnosis and effective treatment of lung disease. They have made important contributions to improving the lives of patients, as well as developing diagnostic and therapeutic techniques that have advanced the science of lung disease.

Lung disease affects more than 35 million Americans, including conditions such as:


A comprehensive clinical practice, in unison with UT Southwestern Medical Center’s research activities, enables us to provide patients with state-of-the-art diagnostic evaluations, risk assessments, treatments, and pulmonary rehabilitation services.

If patients have been diagnosed or have experienced symptoms related to a lung disorder, our specialists can make an important difference in the treatment of their conditions with a thorough analysis of their condition and treatment options. Lung disease can produce health complications, problematic symptoms, and life-threatening conditions if left untreated.

Our Specialists

UT Southwestern’s dedication to excellence in the treatment of lung disease is exemplified by a consistently high national ranking in the area of lung transplants. Over a recent 30-month period, our lung transplant program was rated the best in the nation for achieving the highest survival rate for one-year post-transplant patients. Since the lung transplant program began in 1990, UT Southwestern has consistently been ranked among the top 10 in the United States.

Our mission in treating a patient’s lung disease is to provide expert and personalized care for a specific condition – in a setting that also takes full advantage of the most advanced medical resources available.