OHSU

Clinics & Specialities

Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program

Program Director: Gopal Allada, M.D.

Nurse Coordinator: Virginia Satcher, A.N.P.

Appointment Line: 503 494-8023

OHSU has an accredited Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program that is part of a comprehensive Cystic Fibrosis Care Center that provides high-quality, specialized care for those with CF and their families.

Bronchoscopy and Other Interventional Procedures

Referral line: 503 494-1620

Comprehensive diagnostic bronchoscopy services are available for ambulatory and hospitalized patients. Bronchoscopy with bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL), endobronchial brush biopsies, transbronchial biopsies, and transbronchial needle aspiration is available. Interventional procedures are coordinated with the Otolaryngology Division (endobronchial laser and tumor rebulking) and Interventional Radiology Division (endobronchial stenting). Services are coordinated through the General Pulmonary Disorders Clinic.

General Pulmonary Disorders Clinic

Medical Director:Gopal Allada, M.D.

Appointment Line: 503 494-1620

The General Pulmonary Disorders Clinic provides diagnoses and management of all general disorders of the respiratory system. Conditions may include shortness of breath, lung cancer, pneumonia and other lung infections, emphysema, COPD, asthma, sleep disorders related to breathing disturbances, occupational lung disease, liver-related lung disease and drug-related pulmonary disorders. This clinic also offers pulmonary function testing and clinical research.

Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT)

Program Director: Mark Chesnutt, M.D.

Appointment Line: 503 494-7660

The OHSU Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia Center of Excellence is a multidisciplinary center devoted to the evaluation and treatment of patients with Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT). The OHSU HHT Center includes physicians who are among the most experienced in evaluating and treating patients with HHT and is one of a group of specialized centers that have been established with the support of the HHT Foundation, International. HHT patients in the Pacific Northwest and other regions of the Western United States can enjoy immediate access to a comprehensive HHT care center. The Center has special interest and expertise in the evaluation and management of pulmonary arteriovenous malformations (PAVMs).

Interstitial Lung Disease Program

Appointment Line: 503 494-1620

This clinic focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of interstitial lung diseases including pulmonary fibrosis, usual interstitial fibrosis, connective tissue-related lung disease, rheumatoid lung, scleroderma lung, systemic lupus erythematosis related lung disease, sarcoidosis, bronchiolitis obliterans, BOOP, and hypersensitivity pneumonitis. Patients will receive information regarding the latest medical treatment and ongoing clinical research trials, as well as discussion of lung transplantation.

Lung Transplantation Program

Nurse Coordinator: Anna Donovan, R.N.

Patient Line: 503 494-6671

This clinic provides screening and preoperative evaluation for patients with end-stage lung disease. Physician referral required. 

Pulmonary Function and Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing

New Appointment Line: 503 494-7682

Established Pulmonary Clinic Patients: 503 494-1620

The hospital pulmonary function laboratory offers comprehensive testing including spirometry, lung volumes (gas distribution and plethysmography), diffusion capacity, bronchoprovocation (methacholine), respiratory pressure measurement, 6-minute walk testing, and physiologic cardiopulmonary exercise. Indications for testing include suspected asthma, unexplained dyspnea, emphysema, COPD, occupational lung disorders, neuromuscular disease, chronic cough, pulmonary vascular disease, pulmonary fibrotic disorders, and interstitial lung diseases. 

Pulmonary Vascular Diseases Program

Program Director: Akram Khan, M.D.

Appointment Line: 503 494-1620

This clinic focuses on the evaluation and treatment of pulmonary hypertension of all etiologies. Patients will receive information regarding the latest medical treatment and ongoing research trials.

Sleep Disorders Medicine Program

Appointment Line: 503 494-6066

Our Sleep Disorders Program utilizes a multidisciplinary approach to evaluate and treat a wide range of sleep-related disorders in children, teenagers and adults. We offer care and support to patients suffering from conditions such as obstructive sleep apnea, narcolepsy, restless legs syndrome and insomnia. Our team incorporates the expertise from the divisions of pulmonary medicine, neurology and psychiatry. This program offers evaluation, testing, and treatment services, as well as a multi-bed sleep laboratory serving both adults and children. Our faculty also participates in clinical research trials.

Smoking Cessation Center

Senior Researcher: David Gonzales, Ph.D.

Smoking Cessation Research Center Information Line: 503 494-0503

Oregon Quit Line: 1-800-QUIT-NOW

The SCR Center offers smoking cessation services within the context of ongoing research trials. Prospective participants must a) be willing to participate in a research study, and b) meet entry criteria of the research study. Current smokers who are interested in participation in a research trial may call for further information.