Froedtert & MCW Pulmonary (Lung Care) Services
Patient Lung Transplant: Lynn Carey

Follow Lynn Carey from her first symptoms, through her diagnosis and treatment for pulmonary hypertension that eventually led to a lung transplant.

Our highly trained pulmonary care physicians, staff and research leaders care for individuals with diseases affecting the lungs including rare diseases that require specialized care. These include:

Pulmonary Care Program Highlights

  • One of the largest programs in Wisconsin for adults with cystic fibrosis; Accredited by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
  • The first Pulmonary Hypertension Program in Wisconsin accredited as a Pulmonary Hypertension Care Center by the Pulmonary Hypertension Association
  • The only health network in eastern Wisconsin to offer lung transplant
  • The only combined medical management and counseling program for tobacco use and dependence that utilizes a multidisciplinary team in southeast Wisconsin

The Right Diagnosis

Our team uses the latest evidence-based treatment approaches and technologies to diagnose all types of pulmonary disease. Our sophisticated diagnostic and therapeutic technologies include radial and linear EBUS, navigational bronchoscopy, bronchial thermoplasty and endobronchial ultrasound. Our specialists understand and use the latest techniques to provide you with the answers you need and the most appropriate treatment for you.

Advanced Lung Disease Treatment Options

Our pulmonology team bring nationally respected research to patient care and provides a number of advanced treatment options, including pulmonary thromboendarterectomy or PTE for chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension, bronchoscopic lung volume reduction for emphysema and lung transplant.

U.S. News Best Hospitals Pulmonology
U.S. News High-Performing COPD

Nationally Ranked and High Performing

Froedtert Hospital is nationally ranked for three medical specialties, including pulmonology. Froedtert Hospital is also recognized as high performing in 11 types of care, including COPD.
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