Pulmonologists help people with diseases like asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), cystic fibrosis and lung cancer. They also see patients with sleep problems.
Source: MedTerms Medical Dictionary
Reviewed by: Steven Bergeson, MD, medical director of quality, Allina Health clinics; J Richard Sheely, MD, medical director, Allina Health clinics
First published: 5/18/2006
Last reviewed: 6/4/2012