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“Pulmonary” Posts

Many people become familiar with pulmonolgist and pulmonary medicine when they find out that they are suffering from COPD. COPD stands for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, and covers ailments such as bronchitis, emphysema, and refractory asthma. BreatheAmerica’s team of specialists often includes a pulmonologists with experience and care to address your concerns.



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Your First Visit

We talk a lot about “The BreatheAmerica Difference”, but if you have yet to visit one of our clinics in person, you may not know exactly what that means. So let’s assume you’re looking to finally get some relief from your bad allergies or sinus pain. Congratulations for taking the vital first step of choosing […]

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Understanding COPD

While most of us are relatively familiar with asthma and allergies, not many people are aware of what COPD is, but if someone you know is suffering from a chronic respiratory disease, it’s time to take note. Chronic respiratory diseases, primarily COPD, is the third leading cause of death in the United States. COPD isn’t […]

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Detecting Sinus Disease

My name is Laura and I have worked as a Radiographic Technologist for BreatheAmerica for 3  1/2 years taking sinus CTs. I have now had the opportunity to cross train and perform skin tests and pulmonary function testing as well as work closely with our ENT staff. Being cross trained has allowed me to see […]

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Becoming part of the team

By Doris Rasbury, Licensed Practical Nurse at BreatheAmerica, Shreveport I began working at BreatheAmerica in Shreveport in November 2014, and I am so pleased to be a part of this team.  The staff has shown incredible support and care for our patients, and for each other. With a background in long term care, urgent care, […]

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Physical & Emotional Health

Jennifer Jones, LPN – BreatheAmerica Shreveport I started working at BreatheAmerica in July 2012, and we have seen several improvements during that time. The corporate culture is extremely positive and I’ve enjoyed seeing leadership that is focused on integrity, respect, passion and excellence. At BreatheAmerica I work primarily with the pulmonologist and pulmonary patients.  Pulmonary patients […]

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New ENT Services

The exciting part about BreatheAmerica is the vision and commitment to excellence. On Tuesday, July 15th, BreatheAmerica El Paso launched ENT services for our patients needing evaluations or procedures. Pulmonary medicine was implemented in our center in early spring. Sleep medicine was implemented in May of this year. The addition of these patient care services […]

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Get Ready for Summer

Paul Tapia, PA – BreatheAmerica Albuquerque It’s almost time to begin the long summer vacations, camping, etc., and as the weather gets warmer we all begin to come out of our winter hibernation and start living again.  Before you or the kids head off on a trip it’s a good idea to stop by your […]

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A Breath of Fresh Air

Debra Jacobs, Front Desk – BreatheAmerica Shreveport At BreatheAmerica Shreveport, we believe in treating each and every patient with kindness and providing those patients with the best care possible.  From the moment our patients walk in the front door they are welcomed with a friendly smile and a warm hello.  This warm reception follows patients […]

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Always New Procedures and Advancements in Innovation

Happenings at BreatheAmerica by Jamie Phillips, VP Marketing – BreatheAmerica Recently I came across an article in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) titled “Lung Disease Treatment Without Major Surgery.” As I read the article, I was struck by the way in which new advancements in technology and medical procedures seem to be constantly changing the landscape of […]

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Board Certified Pulmonary Specialists Join Physicians Practicing at BreatheAmerica

Board Certified Pulmonary Specialists Join Physicians Practicing at BreatheAmerica   El Paso, TX 4/11/14 – Dr. Erasto Cortes and Dr. Hernando Garcia, the most recent additions to the team of highly trained medical professionals at Breathe America El Paso, are practicing board-certified pulmonary physicians with more than 40 years of combined experience and expertise. Dr. […]

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