Queen’s Pulmonary and Critical Care

The Queen’s Pulmonary and Critical Care is a team of experts who evaluates and treats patients with lung diseases in our pulmonary clinics and cares for critically ill patients in our Medical Intensive Care Unit at The Queen’s Medical Center Punchbowl campus and Intensive Care Unit at The Queen’s Medical Center West Oahu campus.

Our team is composed of 12 pulmonary/critical care trained doctors, 1 surgery/critical care trained doctor, 2 emergency medicine/critical care trained doctors, and 1 acute care nurse practitioner. Our team offers clinical expertise and experience, specialized medical treatment and personalized care for patients with a variety of acute and chronic pulmonary conditions and critical care illnesses. In our pulmonary clinics on Oahu, Molokai and Big Island, our lung specialists treat a wide variety of conditions that can affect lungs and ability to breathe. Through our subspecialty programs, we offer timely, comprehensive consultation for patients with both common and complex lung diseases by our leading experts.



Conditions Treated

  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchopleural fistula
  • Bronchial and tracheal tumors
  • Chronic cough
  • COPD/emphysema
  • Collapsed lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Empyema
  • Foreign body aspiration
  • Fungal lung infection
  • Hemoptysis
  • Hepatopulmonary syndrome
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Lung nodule, lung mass
  • Lung cancer
  • Lung infection, pneumonia
  • Non-tuberculous mycobacterial infection (MAC, MAI)
  • Pleural effusion
  • Pneumonitis
  • Portopulmonary hypertension
  • Pulmonary diseases
  • Pulmonary edema
  • Pulmonary embolism/PE
  • Pulmonary fibrosis
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Pulmonary vascular disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of breath
  • Sleep-related breathing disorders, obstructive sleep apnea
  • Tracheal and bronchial stenosis
  • Tracheobronchmalacia
  • Tracheo-esophageal fistula
  • Tuberculosis
  • Wegener’s granulomatosis/Granulomatosis with polyangiitis