Comprehensive respiratory care in South Denver

Respiratory (breathing) disorders are serious medical conditions. In fact, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is one of the leading causes of death in the U.S. At Sky Ridge Medical Center, our pulmonary specialists provide expert diagnosis and treatment for patients suffering from chronic and acute lung conditions.

Find a pulmonologist at Sky Ridge

Common respiratory conditions and diseases we treat

Our pulmonologists treat a wide range of respiratory disorders, including:

  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Lung cancer
  • Pneumonia

COPD and smoking

Smoking is the primary risk factor for COPD and the number one cause of lung cancer. According to the American Lung Association, about 90 percent of COPD-related deaths are caused by smoking.

Sky Ridge Medical Center offers lung cancer screenings, which aids in early detection of the disease. Call us at (720) 225-CARE to see if you qualify for a lung screening and to schedule your exam.

Teen vaping epidemic

Vaping has become a new epidemic for teens across America. Here in Colorado, we have the highest incidence of reported teen vaping. Learn more on how our staff at Sky Ridge is committed to providing educational resources and vaping-cessation support to our teens as part of our pediatric care program.