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Chest X-ray

Precise Chest X-ray for Precise Treatment

As a leading provider of pulmonary disease care for Louisville and Southern Indiana, Norton Pulmonary Specialists offers a full range of testing options, including chest X-rays.

Having the latest tests available means having the best information for diagnosis and treatment. Chest X-rays are performed at all four Norton Healthcare adult-service hospitals and two of our office locations: Newburg Road and Pleasure Ridge Park.

Performing tests in our own facilities allows our team to give you a precise diagnosis faster and start working on treatment.

Chest X-rays are one of our most commonly performed diagnostic tests. A chest X-rays shows the heart, lungs, airways, blood vessels and the bones of the spine and chest. A chest X-ray can also let us see whether there is fluid in or around your lungs or if there is air surrounding a lung.

Chest X-rays help our team of physicians diagnose and treat pulmonary conditions.

What a Chest X-ray Can Show

Using this basic diagnostic tool, we can learn about your respiratory system. Chest X-rays can show cancer, infection, emphysema or cystic fibrosis, and whether air has leaked into the space between your lung and chest wall, causing a collapsed lung.

We also use chest X-rays to track how you are responding to treatment.

Care That’s Convenient for You

  • Our staff includes interventional pulmonologists who are trained and experienced in minimally invasive diagnostics and treatment.
  • We have seven convenient Louisville-area locations: Northeastern and downtown Louisville; Newburg; Pleasure Ridge Park; Mount Washington, Kentucky; Jeffersonville, Indiana; and Scottsburg, Indiana.
  • Chest X-rays are performed at Norton Audubon Hospital, Norton Brownsboro Hospital, Norton Hospital downtown and Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital, as well as at our Newburg Road and Pleasure Ridge Park offices.
  • Norton Healthcare’s pulmonary rehabilitation program has three locations in Louisville and is certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.
  • We have an open line of communication with referring physicians, including pediatricians, to provide the most comprehensive care possible.
  • Communicate with your provider, manage appointments, refill prescriptions and more anytime from a computer or mobile device with a free MyNortonChart.

About Norton Pulmonary Specialists

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 and other lung diseases since 1977.

  • More than two dozen board-certified and fellowship-trained physicians with extensive experience specialize in diagnosis and management of all forms of lung diseases and sleep disorders.
  • The Norton Pulmonary Specialists team pursues leading-edge treatments as part of its pioneering heritage. Our specialists are investigators on many clinical trials that give patients access to the latest treatments.
  • Norton Pulmonary Specialists is accredited by the American College of Chest Physicians, the American Thoracic Society, the American College of Physicians and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
  • Our providers will give you a precise diagnosis and develop a customized treatment plan for your lung condition, so you can get back to living your best life.
  • Your physician will work with you to develop a written asthma action plan to help you manage your symptoms.
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