Paul F. Harron, Jr. Lung Center

Patient Care at the Penn Lung Center

When it comes to lung disease, your life is worth Penn Medicine

Patient Care

Penn’s lung services are among the top in the nation and best in the region for providing patient-centered care by the highest caliber of physicians, nurses and therapists. The center has the most advanced diagnostic and treatment options available. From evaluation through treatment and rehabilitation, the Penn Lung Center offers comprehensive medical care focused on the patient. Penn Medicine is consistently ranked among the best in the nation for pulmonary disorders by¬†U.S. News & World Report.

The Penn Lung Center has:

  • The most advanced and comprehensive lung services in the region.
  • A uniquely collaborative staff of pulmonologists, surgeons, anesthesiologists, radiologists, pathologists, specially trained nurses, technologists and rehabilitation therapists.
  • A philosophy of care that places the needs of patients above all else. Penn physicians, nurses and clinical staff create a supportive environment for patients. They understand what it's like to be on the patient's side of the table, they listen, and they tailor recommendations and care plans to each patient's individual needs.
  • National recognition for its commitment to research and excellence in lung care.

The lung transplant program at Penn Medicine, part of the Penn Transplant Institute's multi-organ transplant center at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, has established a national reputation. Over the past five years, Penn has performed more than double the number of lung transplants than any transplant program in the Philadelphia region. It has one of the most experienced teams in the nation.