The pulmonologists in the Penn Lung Center's Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Disease Program are recognized experts in identifying, diagnosing and treating these bacterial illnesses. The Penn Lung Center utilizes a multidisciplinary approach to treating mycobacterial disease. Penn lung specialists combine their expertise to develop individualized patient treatment plans.
- Penn Lung Center pulmonologists are experienced in diagnosing and determining when and how to treat nontuberculous mycobacterial disease.
- Penn pulmonologists have experience and expertise in administering less commonly used antibiotics that may be necessary for treating mycobacterial lung infections.
- Patients with mycobacterial lung infections are carefully monitored by Penn pulmonologists during their antibiotic treatment regimens that can last from 12 to 24 months.
- Penn pulmonologists have a track record of successfully treating complicated cases of mycobacterial lung infections that may have failed initial therapy.