Penn Lung Center physicians are recognized leaders in pulmonary alveolar proteinosis (PAP) diagnosis and treatment. Members of the PAP team 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 an active research program that investigates the causes, diagnosis, progression and treatment of PAP.
- Penn Lung Center physicians have been performing whole-lung lavage as a treatment for PAP for more than 25 years.