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Our well trained lung specialists are located in Kenner and Uptown.Patients may make their own appointments for consultation, or be referred by other physicians, and we accept most insurance carriers. Follow the link to learn more about our department.

Hours: 8a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday                                                  
Kenner Multi-Specialty Phone: (504) 412-1705
St. Charles Ave. Multispecialty Phone: (504) 412-1366
Gravier Multispecialty Phone: (504) 412-1517



Kenner- Multi-Specialty Location
Uptown- St. Charles Ave. Location
Downtown- Gravier Multispecialty location
Carol Mason, MD
Juzar Ali, MD
Kyle Happel, MD
Judd Shellito, MD
Nicole Lapinel, MD
Richard Tejedor, MD
Matthew Lammi, MD



Our services include, but are not limited to screening/diagnosis, treatment and/or management of the following:
  • Acute Lung Injury
  • Asthma
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases (COPD)
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Disease
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • HIV Related Pulmonary Disease
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Pulmonary Infections
  • Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation and Nicotine Addiction
  • Tuberculosis and Related Mycobacterial Infection


Procedures and treatments performed by LSU Healthcare Network physicians at inpatient facilities:

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchoscopy with Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS)

  • Bronchial Thermoplasty

  • Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing

  • Determination of Supplemental Oxygen Needs
  • High Altitude Simulation Testing for Oxygen Needs
  • Pulmonary Function Testing

  • Thoracentesis and Pleural Biopsy



About Our Department

LSU’s Pulmonary and Critical Care Physicians are nationally recognized lung specialists, committed to providing high quality, state-of-the art and timely care for patients at convenient locations. They are experts in their field and are known for performing innovative, in-patient and out-patients diagnostic and treatment procedures. Our lung and respiratory experts also participate in clinical and basic research that advances the knowledge, treatment, and understanding of the diseases of the lung. Pulmonary patients benefit from the long history of important research discoveries by having access to cutting-edge treatments for each unique—and routine—case.

Our specialists always strive to communicate effectively and work with patients towards the same health care goal, through patient counseling, discussion of lifestyle changes and the management of chronic conditions. We look forward to continuing this state of excellence by working with you to design a personalized treatment plan.






 

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