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Lung Health


South Miami Hospital Lung Health Services
Breathing is your body’s most important function. It’s vital to your health and your life. If you have difficulty breathing, South Miami Hospital Lung Health experts can help. One of Miami-Dade’s most respected pulmonary health facilities, we provide comprehensive outpatient and inpatient services and support.

South Miami Hospital Lung Health services include:

  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment
  • Education and Support
  • Rehabilitation and therapy for inpatients
  • Specialized Critical Care
  • Smoking Cessation Classes 


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    Multidisciplinary Approaches to Lung Health
    To restore healthy breathing or to manage a chronic pulmonary condition, you need a skilled, caring team. Our Lung Health specialists create a personalized treatment plan for each patient. As part of Baptist Health South Florida, we offer access to specialists in cardiothoracic and vascular surgery, thoracic imaging and pulmonary pathology.

    The South Miami Hospital Advantage
    For Miami-Dade pulmonary services, South Miami Hospital offers distinct advantages:

  • Quality Respiratory Care Recognition (QRCR) from the American Association for Respiratory Care. QRCR hospitals follow strict standards of respiratory care and patient safety.
  • South Miami Hospital is one of only 700 U.S. hospitals to achieve QRCR.
  • Bilingual respiratory therapists are available 24/7. All are a Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) or Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT).
  • South Miami Hospital is a Magnet Recognition Program for nursing excellence.
  • Leading edge pulmonary care from physicians and bilingual staff.
  • Access to the region’s largest not-for-profit network of hospitals, physicians and services through Baptist Health South Florida.
  • Special focus areas: asthma (link to asthma page once built), sleep disorders (link to sleep diagnostic center page, page to be revised) and shortness of breath during exercise.
  • Comprehensive pulmonary diagnosis, treatment, management and support services.


  • For more information or to find a physician, please call Lung Health at 786-662-8146.