Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Department of Medicine

Pulmonology

Clinical Service Chief

Tim Connolly, M.D.
Clinical Service Chief

U.S. News & World Report

Houston Methodist Hospital ranked among the country's top hospitals in 12 specialties in U.S. News & World Report's 2013 America's Best Hospitals issue, and was named the No. 1 hospital in Texas.

Houston Methodist Hospital ranked among the country's top hospitals in 12 specialties in U.S. News & World Report's 2013 America's "Best Hospitals" issue, and was named the No. 1 hospital in Texas.

The Pulmonology Disease Service at Houston Methodist Hospital offers comprehensive diagnosis and treatment for all acute and chronic disorders of the respiratory and pulmonary vascular systems. The division works closely with the Methodist Transplant Center, Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center and Methodist Department of Otolaryngology to treat pulmonary diseases and complications. The Pulmonology Disease Service most commonly treats diseases and conditions of the lungs, including:

  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic cough
  • Pneumonia
  • Chest cancer/malignancies
  • Shortness of breath

The pulmonary specialists at Houston Methodist practice many unique subspecialties in areas such as:

  • Transplant
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Sleep medicine
  • Interventional pulmonology
  • Asthma research

The physicians and health care professionals of the Pulmonology Disease Service have access to Houston Methodist's advanced research and innovative medical technologies, including groundbreaking treatments for asthma and emphysema, as well as endoscopic ultrasound and electromagnetic navigation bronchocscopy.