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What We Treat

If you have been exposed to substances like silica, asbestos or other harmful occupational dust or allergen materials, and have a history of breathlessness, consider making an appointment at the Temple Lung Center. Also, consider making an appointment if you have worked in a field such as:

  • Aerospace professions
  • Animal care
  • Car repair
  • Glass-making 
  • Lagging
  • Masonry work
  • Mining professions
  • Pottery-making
  • Sandblasting
  • Shipbuilding
  • Textile work
  • Welding

Our specialists at the Temple Lung Center are experts in the diagnosis and treatment of occupational lung diseases including:

  • Silicosis 
  • Asbestosis
  • Hypersensitivity pneumonitis
  • Coalworker's pneumoconiosis (Black Lung)
  • Occupational asthma
  • Beryllosis
  • Byssinosis
  • Chalicosis
  • Baritosis​