NOVA Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Associates, Inc. provides a full spectrum of assessment, care and education for patients who have a respiratory disease with a focus on wellness and prevention. Our pulmonologists offer expert care for conditions including allergy and asthma, lung cancer detection and diagnosis, airway disease, and pulmonary hypertension.
We want our patients to be informed about their Lung or Sleep problems and treatments available, because informed patients make better decisions about their health and well-being. Our leading pulmonoligst Dr. Aditya Dubey is committed to providing compassionate care of his patients. He specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of respiratory system, sleep disorders, and critical illnesses.
Patient comfort is of the upmost importance to our practice. We have technologies in our office that allow patients to do at home testing for diagnostic purposes and also are conveniently located next to Stone Spring Hospital for in patient treatment or testing if necessary.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
What is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease? Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) makes it difficult to push air out of the lungs. When your lungs are filled with air, there is no room for fresh, oxygen rich air. COPD includes Emphysema and Chronic bronchitis.
Some of the cause for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease may be cigarette smoking, second hand smoke, exposure to pollutants, history of frequent childhood lung infections, etc.
The symptoms are coughing, coughing up clear sputum, wheezing, shortness of breath.
Treatment may include chest xray, CT scan, blood tests, lung function tests.