Helping People Breate is what we do at The Lung Disease Center of Central Pennsylvania
814-946-2845
Timothy A. Lucas, M.D., FCCP
Timothy A. Lucas,
M.D., FCCP
Michael C. Zlupko, M.D.
Michael C. Zlupko,
M.D.
George M. Zlupko, M.D., FCCP
George M. Zlupko,
M.D., FCCP
Alan J. Kanouff, D.O., FCCP
Alan J. Kanouff,
D.O., FCCP
Freedom from Smoking - Classes designed for adults who want to quit smoking - Sessions at The Lung Disease Center in Altoona, PA
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Lung Disease Center of Central Pennsylvania

The Lung Disease Center of Central Pennsylvania opened in 2011 and is the home of Altoona Lung Specialists, the Sleep Disorder Network and the Lung Disease Foundation of Central Pennsylvania.

The facility offers cutting-edge services while working as a“one-stop shop”for the detection and diagnosis of many pulmonary diseases.

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The Lung Disease Center of Central PA has four amazing doctors dedicated to area resident’s lung and sleep issues and concerns. A special page has been dedicated to our doctors in the most recent issue of Breathe magazine. Find a free copy at the Lung Disease Center or follow the link to read page 13 as well as page 14 to learn more about our dedicated staff.

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It’s #StressAwarenessDay. Long-term, or chronic stress can interrupt every day life, suppress your immune system, interrupt sleep, and effect reproductive systems.

Talk to your doctor about your stress levels to see if you may need treatment.
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The Sleep Disorder Network is Central PA’s answer to a good night’s rest. Read about the history of sleep disorders and the studies to diagnose them in our most recent issue of Breathe Magazine. Flip to pages 4 and 5 to find this article. There are Free copies available at the Lung Disease Center or you can read the entire magazine online at the link below.

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Pursed Lip Breathing Device
The Pursed Lip Breathing Device (PBD), invented by Dr. George Zlupko, is a device that was designed for those who suffer from COPD. Dr. Z’s passion for his patients led him to invent the low-cost, non-medicated PBD. His enthusiasm shows while explaining how and why the PBD works for his patients and will work for other COPD patients around the world. Learn more below.

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Schedule An Appointment

Each of our physicians has office hours several days per week for patient visits. For an appointment, please call 814.946.2845 and our staff will schedule the next available day and time.

If you are not able to keep a scheduled appointment, please advise our office as soon as possible in order to provide another patient this time to meet with the physician and, if necessary, receive treatment.

If you have an emergency, please call 911.

 

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Contact Information

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Address:
800 Chestnut Ave
Altoona, PA 16601

Phone:
814.946.2845

Email:
SherriS@altoonalungspecialists.com

Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

All phone calls placed to the physicians and staff of the Lung Disease Center of Central PA, Altoona Lung Specialists, Sleep Disorder Network and Lung Disease Foundation of Central PA will be answered Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Any contacts made through the Lung Disease Center of Central Pennsylvania’s website will be responded to during office working hours.

If you have an emergency, please call 911.

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