Healthy breathing for life
St. Joseph Mercy Oakland (SJMO) is dedicated strongly to the noninvasive practice of modern respiratory care, and actively provides respiratory therapy, respiratory management techniques, diagnostic evaluation, home medical equipment and continuing care, as directed by your physician or surgeon, for patients with deficiencies and abnormalities affecting the cardiopulmonary system and potentially affecting other body areas.
SJMO respiratory care specialists work to evaluate, treat and care for patients with breathing disorders, including chronic lung problems such as asthma and emphysema but also heart attack and accident victims, premature infants, and patients with cystic fibrosis, lung cancer and AIDS. SJMO is ready to help you or those you care about with the necessary therapies to counteract:
- Chronic obstructive lung disease.
- Cystic fibrosis.
- Respiratory muscle disorders.
- Obstructive sleep disorders/ apnea.
Respiratory care practitioners
Our SJMO respiratory care practitioners are licensed as respiratory therapists and/or as respiratory care technicians. Working in conjunction with your primary care physician and or pulmonary specialists, SJMO's respiratory care team can provide you with the necessary therapy and, where necessary, home medical equipment such as portable oxygen tanks, to help facilitate respiratory recovery and enhance your quality of life.
To contact a SJMO Respiratory Care Practitioner, please call our referral line at 800-372-6094.