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Christiana Care's Pulmonary Function Laboratory

When you can’t breathe easily, ChristianaCare's Pulmonary Function Laboratory helps your doctor figure out why and how we can help.

Why Choose ChristianaCare?

ChristianaCare Respiratory Department is recognized by the American Association for Respiratory Care as an APEX institution. Under 1 percent of hospitals nationwide earn this award for relying on specially trained respiratory therapists to deliver pulmonary function testing based on the national standards recommended by the American Thoracic Society.

Your doctor can order our lab to perform a variety of tests to evaluate your respiratory system.

These tests are used to:

    • Determine lung health.
    • Diagnose and monitor the progression of lung conditions and diseases, including shortness of breath, asthma and lung cancer.
    • Assess readiness for surgery.
    • Monitor side effects of radiation therapy or drug therapy.
    • Verify effectiveness of treatment for lung disease.
    • Determine level of disability.
    • Enter a pulmonary rehabilitation program.

    Contact Us

    Christiana Hospital View Location

    Room R115 On the Red Route
    4755 Ogletown-Stanton Road
    Newark, DE 19718 

    Enter from the ground floor of the visitor parking garage on the Wilmington Hospital Campus.

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