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UT Health East Texas Pulmonary Institute at S. Fleishel

Breathe easier with the largest team of providers in the region dedicated to diagnosing and treating lung disease. The UT Health East Texas Pulmonary Institute team is trained to diagnose and treat a number of disorders that involve the respiratory system. We offer the latest treatments and techniques by using state-of-the-art technology. We treat the most common, as well as the rarest, lung diseases.

Services we offer at S. Fleishel include:
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Critical Care
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Allergy Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Interventional Pulmonology

We see physician and self-referrals for sleep disorders as well as allergy evaluations, testing and treatment including immunotherapy in patients 5 years old and older.

The UT Health East Texas Pulmonary Institute also offers lung care services at our North Campus Tyler location, for more information click here.

Conditions we treat include:
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Chronic bronchitis
  • Emphysema
  • Asthma
  • Lung cancers
  • Pleural effusions
  • Pneumonia cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Coughing blood
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Allergies
  • Insomnia
  • Narcolepsy
  • Sleep apnea
  • Restless leg syndrome and periodic limb movement disorder
Procedures performed include:
  • Thoracentesis
  • Chest x-ray
  • Allergy testing
  • Polysomnogram (PSG)
  • Home sleep study
  • Pulmonary function testing (PFT)
  • Methacholine challenge testing
  • Tracheotomy
  • Flexible and rigid bronchoscopy
  • Endoscopic laser and stent surgery
  • Chest tube thoracoscopy

For more information on services we offer or to schedule an appointment, call UT Health East Texas Pulmonary Institute at 903-592-6901.

Providers At This Location

Kimberly Brown, APRN, FNP-BC
Pulmonology (Lung Disease)

Cynthia Chaney, APRN, FNP-BC
Pulmonology (Lung Disease)

Luis Destarac, MD, FCCP
Pulmonology (Lung Disease), Allergy

Emily Evans, APRN, ACNP-BC
Pulmonology (Lung Disease), Sleep Medicine

G. David Gass, MD, FCCP
Pulmonology (Lung Disease), Critical Care Medicine

David Jones, MD, FCCP, DABSM
Pulmonology (Lung Disease), Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine

Carla Wang-Kocik, MD
Pulmonology (Lung Disease), Critical Care Medicine

Rhonda Mathis, APRN, ACNP-BC
Pulmonology (Lung Disease), Critical Care Medicine

Varalaxmi Nannaka, MD
Pulmonology (Lung Disease), Critical Care Medicine

Ketan Patel, MBBS, MD, FCCP
Pulmonology (Lung Disease), Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine

Christine Porter, APRN, ACNP-BC
Pulmonology (Lung Disease), Critical Care Medicine