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Respiratory Institute

Explore lung, breathing and allergy disorders, treatments, tests and prevention services provided by the Cleveland Clinic Respiratory Institute.
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Why Choose the Respiratory Institute?

At Cleveland Clinic's Respiratory Institute, we provide world-class patient care by combining our strengths in clinical care, research and education. With more than 170 pulmonologists, allergists/immunologists, infectious disease experts and critical care specialists, the Respiratory Institute staff diagnose and treat a wide spectrum of disorders in our outpatient offices, inpatient hospital floors, and intensive care units. We treat over 200,000 patients annually in our outpatient clinics and Cleveland Clinic is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.

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Doctors & Departments

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Our Doctors

We can help you choose the top specialist from our pool of respiratory physicians and other pulmonologists.

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Departments & Centers

Our physicians, therapists, nurses and other respiratory professionals work together in areas of expertise to provide the highest level of patient care.

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For Medical Professionals

Learn more about the educational and career opportunities available from Cleveland Clinic's respiratory subspecialties.

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Online Virtual Visits

Online Virtual Visits

You can stay connected to your healthcare team though virtual visits, using your smartphone, tablet or computer. Ask your provider about what options are available.

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Patient Stories

Patient Stories

Joe Nero has faced a two-year battle with long-haul COVID.

Man With Long-Haul COVID Shares Two-Year Journey With Disease

May 4, 2022

“My advice is to enjoy the journey and not be so driven by goals. Don’t take life for granted. Every day is a gift.”
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Doctors treated Paula for a rare autoimmune disorder called pulmonary alveolar proteinosis or PAP.

Lung Washing Procedure Treats Woman with Rare Autoimmune Disease

Feb 28, 2022

“Listen to what your body is telling you. If something is wrong, make sure you take care of yourself and get it treated right away.”
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Julie Brizard always led an active lifestyle until she shockingly experienced sudden cardiac arrest.

Tennis Player Back on Court After Cardiac Arrest from Inflammatory Disease

Feb 3, 2022

“This shows you have to be an advocate for yourself when you know something isn’t right with your body. But you also have to have doctors who are going to listen to you and help sort through things to get the right answers.”
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