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
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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 numbers don’t lie: If lung cancer is detected in its earliest stage, the 5-year survival rate is between 85% and 100%. With certain restrictions, you can sign up to receive regular scanning, and therefore start treating lung cancer as soon as possible after detection. Learn more:

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The numbers don’t lie: If lung cancer is detected in its earliest stage, the 5-year survival rate is between 85% and 100%. With certain restrictions, you can sign up to receive regular scanning, and therefore start treating lung cancer as soon as possible after detection. Learn more: 

https://lungdiseasefoundation.org/early-detection-program/

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Our specialists are available to speak at your next event. If you are interested in hearing the latest developments in lung health or sleep disorder treatments, please contact Sherri Stayer at (814) 946-2845 to schedule a date and topic. ... See MoreSee Less

Our specialists are available to speak at your next event. If you are interested in hearing the latest developments in lung health or sleep disorder treatments, please contact Sherri Stayer at (814) 946-2845 to schedule a date and topic.

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Washing your hands can reduce your risk of respiratory infections by 16%. Such a simple step towards better health. Will you take the time to wash your hands, especially before meals or after being out in public? #CleanHandsWeek

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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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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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