Chest X-ray

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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, including robotic-assisted bronchoscopy, meaning you’ll have access to advanced technology for your care.
  • We have seven convenient Louisville-area locations: Northeastern Louisville, downtown Louisville, Newburg, Pleasure Ridge Park and Mount Washington, Kentucky; in Southern Indiana, Jeffersonville and Scottsburg.
  • We provide pulmonary care and respiratory management of critical care patients at Norton Audubon Hospital, Norton Brownsboro Hospital and Norton Hospital.
  • Norton Healthcare’s pulmonary rehabilitation program has three locations in Louisville and is certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.
  • We work as a team with referring physicians, including pediatricians.
  • Medicare, Medicaid and most major commercial insurance plans are accepted.

About Norton Pulmonary Specialists

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

  • 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, so you can get the care you need.
  • The Norton Pulmonary Specialists team pursues leading-edge treatments, and our specialists are investigators on many clinical trials that give patients access to the latest treatments.
  • Our specialists use robotic-assisted bronchoscopy to perform minimally invasive biopsies of the lung, which allows for greater precision during the important diagnostic procedure.  
  • 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.
  • For asthma, your physician will work with you to develop a written asthma action plan to help you manage your symptoms.
  • Medicare, Medicaid and most major commercial insurance plans are accepted.
  • Communicate with your provider, manage appointments, refill prescriptions and more anytime from a computer or mobile device with a free Norton MyChart account.

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