The Baylor College of Medicine Lung Institute at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center is the first comprehensive, multi-disciplinary Lung Institute of its kind in Texas. The team of world-class specialists and researchers use advanced technology and the latest research to accurately diagnose and effectively treat those with complex lung conditions.

The Lung Institute offers individualized treatment utilizing the latest in technology and research that is backed by Baylor College of Medicine’s top-ranked genetics program, to patients from all over the world.

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From asthma to lung cancer, The Baylor College of Medicine Lung Institute at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center offers advanced technology and individualized treatment, backed by Baylor’s top-ranked genetics program, to patients from all over the world.

At the Baylor College of Medicine Lung Institute at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center we develop customized treatment plans for patients with:

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The Lung Institute offers patients professional medical evaluations by a multidisciplinary team that includes specialists from surgery, medical oncology, pulmonary medicine, radiation oncology, and radiology.

Dr. David Sugarbaker, one of the world’s foremost lung disease experts and director of the Lung Institute at Baylor College of Medicine, and his team of world-class specialists and researchers are using the latest technology and research to accurately diagnose and effectively treat those with complex lung conditions and cancer.

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Meet some of Our Leaders in Lung
Amit Parulekar, M.D.

Asthma, COPD & Lung Transplant

Nicola Hanania, M.B.B.S.

Asthma & COPD

Zeenat Safdar, M.D.

Pulmonary Hypertension & Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Goutham Dronavalli, M.B.B.S.

Lung Transplant

Marcia F Katz, M.D., FCCP, FACP

Cystic Fibrosis & Bronchiectasis

Tara Barto, M.D.

Cystic Fibrosis & Bronchiectasis

David Sugarbaker, M.D.

Mesothelioma & General Thoracic Surgery

Shawn Groth, M.D.

Thoracic Surgery, Lung & Esophageal Cancer

Bryan Burt, M.D., FACS

Thoracic Surgery, Lung & Esophageal Cancer

Jun Zhang, M.D.

Medical Oncology for Lung Cancer

Anita Lyn Sabichi, M.D.

Medical Oncology for Lung Cancer

Pavan Jhaveri, M.D.

Radiation Oncology for Lung Cancer

Thomas Wheeler, M.D.

Pathology

Phillip Ong, M.D.

Pulmonology

Ritwick Agrawal, M.D.

Pulmonology

The Lung Institute offers the latest in technology and techniques to treat complex lung conditions. Using robotic surgical systems, such as the da Vinci® Surgical System, our specialists are able to perform lung procedures without large incisions or the need to separate the ribs. The use of this technology results in faster recovery, less pain, and smaller scars.

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  • “If you’ve been told you have a difficult case, this is where you come. Patients come to us based on the reputation of the Lung Institute team for providing hope as well as superb medical care in even the most difficult medical conditions.”

    Dr. David Sugarbaker

Call 1-800-706-8649 To Speak To One of Our Lung Care Coordinators

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  • Address: 6220 Main Street, Suite 1325, Houston, TX 77030
  • Phone: 1-800-706-8649
  • Hours: Monday-Friday 9am – 5pm