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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:

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

Meet Your Care Team

Justin C. Hewlett
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Justin C. HewlettMD

    Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Why Choose Rare Lung Diseases at Vanderbilt

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    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.

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    Expertise

    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.

Location

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