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Norton Pulmonary Specialists Services

The board-certified and fellowship-trained physicians with Norton Pulmonary Specialists, formerly Chest Medicine Associates, are leaders in caring for Louisville and Southern Indiana patients with asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema, sleep disorders and other lung diseases since 1977.

We carefully evaluate our patients so we can develop a customized plan of care. A diagnostic evaluation may include lab work, pulmonary function testing, bronchoscopy, imaging, sleep testing, oxygen evaluation and other testing when needed.

Our goal is to make sure you understand your condition and have a plan of care that fits your individual needs. Our specialists treat a range of pulmonary conditions, including:

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Lung screening catches woman’s cancer, avoids need for chemo or radiation

Margaret Taylor, 72, started smoking as a 14-year-old growing up in Tell City, Indiana. It became an addiction of at least a pack a day that lasted a total of 46 years. “Things were different […]

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Emphysema vs. COPD: What’s the difference?

The difference between emphysema and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can be confusing. “While both are chronic conditions of the lungs, emphysema and COPD refer to different aspects of the diseased state of the lungs,” […]

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Celebrity illnesses are reminder to get flu, pneumonia vaccines

Oprah Winfrey has opened up about her recent health scare that landed her in the emergency room and has urged people to get their flu and pneumonia shots. Oprah, 65, thought she had come down […]

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Kentucky has country’s highest rate of lung cancer diagnoses; lung cancer screenings urged

Nearly one in every thousand Kentuckians will be newly diagnosed with lung cancer this year — the worst rate in the nation — and most of those cases will be found after the cancer has […]

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Study shows vaping nicotine could cause cancer

New research shows vaping’s dangers may extend beyond the recent wave of deaths from pulmonary disease, as vaping also may increase cancer risk. The first study linking vaping to cancer found nearly 25% of mice […]

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Lung screening catches woman’s cancer, avoids need for chemo or radiation

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