Skip to Main ContentSkip to Footer

Rare Lung Diseases

Finding the right care for rare lung diseases can be challenging. The pulmonary specialists at Vanderbilt University Medical Center offer comprehensive care for all types of rare lung diseases, including lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) and pulmonary alveolar proteinosis (PAP).

Our pulmonologists have the expertise and experience to accurately diagnose your condition, provide second opinions and develop a personalized care plan for you.

Conditions We Treat

We treat all rare lung diseases, including but not limited to:

  • checkmark icon
    Birt-Hogg-Dubé syndrome (BHD)
  • checkmark icon
    Cystic lung disease
  • checkmark icon
    Fibrosing mediastinitis
  • checkmark icon
    Generalized lymphatic anomaly/Lymphangiomatosis
  • checkmark icon
    Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome
  • checkmark icon
    Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM)
  • checkmark icon
    Mediastinal granuloma
  • checkmark icon
    Pulmonary Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (PLCH)

Meet Your Care Team

Justin C. Hewlett
star empty iconstar empty iconstar empty iconstar empty iconstar empty iconstar iconstar iconstar iconstar iconstar icon

Justin C. HewlettMD

    Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Why Choose Rare Lung Diseases at Vanderbilt

  • diploma, award, ribbon, Recognized care, quality
    Recognized care

    Vanderbilt is among the top 20 programs in the country and the top-ranked pulmonology program in Tennessee, according to U.S. News & World Report. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is ranked the No. 1 adult hospital in Tennessee.

  • caduceus, Depth of expertise, excellent outcomes

    Our doctors have advanced training and experience in caring for the most complex and difficult-to-manage lung diseases and related conditions. In many cases, our work has set the standards that others follow for patients with advanced lung disease and lung transplant.


Vanderbilt Lung Institute One Hundred Oaks
719 Thompson Lane, Suite 20300
Nashville, TN 37204