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Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine Clinic
The ANMC Pulmonology and Sleep Clinic specializes in providing a full range of services including:
- Evaluation and treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
- Evaluation and treatment of respiratory disorders, including bronchiectasis, pneumonia and pulmonary fibrosis
- Evaluation and screening for lung nodules
- Screening, work-up and follow-up care for lung transplants
- Evaluation and treatment of sleep apnea and sleep disorders, including insomnia and narcolepsy
- Pulmonary function testing, performed in our clinic
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Pulmonology Clinic (Pulmonary)?
Pulmonology/pulmonary is a lung specialty clinic where the providers evaluate your lungs, breathing issues and respiratory disorders.
Where is the Pulmonology and Sleep Clinic located?
We are located on the fourth floor of the Healthy Communities Building, which is next to the Consortium Office Building near the pond. Our address is 3900 Ambassador Drive.
How long will it take me to be seen?
Once a complete referral is received from a provider, you’ll generally be called to schedule an initial visit with Pulmonary or Sleep, potentially including testing, within one to four weeks.
What is a bronchoscopy/EBUS (endobronchial ultrasound guided bronchoscopy)?
A bronchoscopy is a procedure where the doctor uses a scope to look in the lungs/airways. An EBUS is a bronchoscope that has an ultrasound at the end of the scope to evaluate lymph nodes in the airway. The reason for the bronchoscopy is airway inspection, biopsy and lavage (washing out the lungs to evaluate for infection).
Do I need an escort for my initial visit?
Unless your mobility is greatly diminished, you are scheduled for a procedure (bronchoscopy, EBUS or CT lung biopsy) or other extenuating circumstances are present, you will not need an escort for your initial visit with a pulmonologist.
What is a pulmonary function test?
A pulmonary function test (PFT) is a series of breathing tests that check how well air moves in and out of your lungs.
What is a sleep study?
A sleep study is a test that is performed while you are sleeping to see if you stop breathing at night. This is test is done in a sleep lab while you are hooked up to monitors.
If your care is too complex for the Alaska Native Medical Center, here are a few providers we
may request to assist with your care:
- Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Center of AK
- Providence Puff-Ins Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program
- University of Washington Medical Center: Interstitial Lung Disease Clinic
- University of Washington Medical Center: Lung Transplantation Services
Clinic Hours and Contact InformationHours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday
Phone: (907) 729-8141
Location: Alaska Pacific Medical Building
3976 University Lake Drive, Suite 100