Our Pulmonology Practice Cares for Adults Aged 16 or 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 and outpatient consultations.
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. Plus, it is accessible to the Crouse Health network of services whenever necessary.
Pulmonary conditions evaluated and treated include:
Shortness of breath
Obesity hypoventilation syndrome
Pulmonary sarcoidosis * Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency
Farmer’s lung disease
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
Home oxygen Institution
Smoking cessation consultation
Arterial blood gas analysis