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Community Memorial Pulmonology Practice cares for adults 16 and older.

The pulmonology office is located in the Hamilton Family Health Center building adjacent to the hospital.

Board certified pulmonary disease specialist Matas Morkevicius, MD oversees pulmonology practice, and care including non-invasive diagnostic testing. Dr. Morkevicius is available for inpatient, outpatient consults.

Recognizing the importance of coordinated care in providing the best evidence-based medicine for our patients, services are connected to and supported by Community Memorial Family Health Centers and Hospital Services, and accessible to the Crouse Health network of services as necessary.

Matas Morkevicius, MD
Matas Morkevicius, MD

Pulmonary conditions evaluated and treated include:

  • COPD, emphysema
  • Asthma
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chronic cough
  • Obesity hypoventilation syndrome
  • Sleep apnea
  • Lung nodules
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Pulmonary sarcoidosis * Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency
  • Farmer’s lung disease
  • Pulmonary fibrosis
  • many others...

Pulmonary services provided:

  • Complete pulmonary function testing (spirometry, bronchodilator response, body box for lung volume, diffusion capacity, airway resistance measurement)
  • Methacholine challenge testing
  • Six-minute walk testing
  • Lung cancer screening program for smokers using low-dose CT scans
  • Xolair administration for asthma patients
  • Prolastin infusion therapy for COPD patients with alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency
  • Inhaler teaching
  • Home oxygen Institution
  • Smoking cessation consultation
  • Arterial blood gas analysis

Contact Pulmonology

To make an appointment, call: (315) 841-4184.
Office Hours are Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Temporary Policy Update for VisitationEffective Thursday, March 4, 2021

Each admitted INPATIENT will be allowed ONE visitor PER DAY at the hours of:

  • 4pm – 7pm Monday – Friday
  • 1pm – 3pm Weekends

All visitors will be screened for illness, including temperature. Masks are required for entry.

Guidelines are subject to change based on NYS Department of Health guidelines and any change in COVID numbers locally.