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Occupational Lung Disease Program Conditions and Treatments

Types of Occupational Lung Diseases

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

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

Treatment Options

Treatment of occupational lung disease depends on the type of disease you have. Although there is no cure for most work-related lung diseases, various treatment methods can help prevent more lung scarring and manage your symptoms. In some cases, lung transplant surgery may be required.

To schedule an appointment with a lung specialist, call 800-TEMPLE-MED (800-836-7536) or request an appointment online.