Health Services


The Division of Pulmonary Medicine provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services primarily to the adult population served by Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth. Requests for consultation on patients under the age of 17 will be considered on a case by case basis.

Types of Services

The Pulmonary Division provides the following types of services:

A. Inpatient Pulmonary Medicine Consultation
B. Outpatient Pulmonary Medicine Consultation
C. Outpatient Pulmonary follow-up care in selected cases
D. Bronchoscopy with biopsy
E. Thoracentesis
F. Pulmonary Function Testing
G. Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing
H. Exercise Testing

Our Mission

The Division of Pulmonary Medicine will provide timely and comprehensive pulmonary care to active duty members. We will coordinate care with other services to provide optimum service to the fleet. The Division of Pulmonary Medicine will support the training programs of The Naval Medical Center Portsmouth by providing timely consultation, in-services, and didactic lectures as required.

The Division of Pulmonary Medicine will provide care to as many non-active duty beneficiaries as can be accommodated by the staffing of the Division.

The Division of Pulmonary Medicine will provide support to the Intensive Care Unit and to Respiratory Therapy in the optimal performance of their jobs.

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(757) 953-2266


Charette Health Care Center
Building 2, 2nd Floor, North Wing


Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Availability of Services

Please arrive 20 - 30 minutes early for your appointment


Before your appointment: Please print the following document: Medical Information Form DD 2870. Fill in questions 1 through 14 and send it to your referring physician prior to your appointment.
*Updated 04 January 2024
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