Paul F. Harron, Jr. Lung Center

Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis: The Penn Difference

The Penn Lung Center is leading pulmonary alveolar proteinosis (PAP) care beyond the limits of conventional medicine by offering patients more options to improve their lives.

Penn Lung Center physicians have extensive experience in diagnosing, treating and helping patients manage PAP.

  • The Penn Lung Center is the mid-Atlantic regional referral center for PAP. Physicians and patients in the region turn to Penn experts for the most advanced diagnostic and treatment options available.
  • Penn has a very active research program that investigates the causes, diagnosis, progression and treatment of PAP.
  • Penn physicians have been performing whole-lung lavage for more than 25 years.