Cary Medical Center’s Cardiopulmonary Services Department combines two specialized areas of healthcare, the heart (cardiac) and the lungs (pulmonary). Certified and registered therapists diagnose and treat a variety heart and lung disorders for patients in the hospital and on an outpatient basis. Our cardiopulmonary team is specially trained to care for patients with conditions such as asthma, irregular heart rhythms, pneumonia, lung cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and coronary artery disease. These medical professionals provide personalized, gentle care while using the latest medical technologies to help patients establish or return to maximum heart and lung functions or manage chronic illness.
Hours of Service
Cary Medical Center’s Cardiopulmonary Services Department is open seven days a week from 6:30 AM to 7:00 PM. Respiratory therapists are on-call 12 hours every day from 7:00 PM to 6:30 AM for emergency and hospitalized patients.
Our cardiopulmonary team provides a wide variety of diagnostic and rehabilitative services for patients with heart and lung conditions. These services include:
- Electrocardiograms (EKGs)
- Brain wave studies (EEGs)
- Holter monitoring
- Analysis of arterial blood samples
- Cardiac Stress testing
- Pulmonary function studies
- Lexican Pharmacologic Stress studies
Additionally, our cardiopulmonary team is dedicated to educating patients and their families about ways to reduce the risk of cardiopulmonary disease, such as smoking cessation, and coping skills to help manage a chronic illness.
From the main entrance at Cary Medical Center, the Cardiopulmonary Services Department is located approximately two-thirds the way down the main hall on the right. If you need assistance or are unfamiliar with our facility, our customer service volunteers would be happy to escort you to the department.