Respiratory Services

Tucson Medical Center provides high-quality respiratory care for the people of Southern Arizona. Our staff of licensed respiratory therapists help patients achieve the optimum level of daily functioning through goal setting, assessment and monitoring, and provide diagnostics and therapeutic services, disease management, health promotion, and patient and caregiver education.

Respiratory therapists, or RTs, specialize in assessing and treating respiratory ailments, including chronic lung conditions such as asthma, bronchitis and emphysema, as well as more acute multi-systemic problems stemming from other conditions such as heart disease, stroke or trauma. Providing airway management, mechanical ventilation and critical care medicine, RTs work collaboratively with other medical professionals.

Specialty services include: