Clinical Lung Center

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Introduction

The Division of Pulmonary Medicine at UNC cares for patients with a wide range of pulmonary diseases in the general pulmonary and allergy clinics as a sub specialty held at the Ambulatory Care Clinic (ACC) building. Multidisciplinary clinics specializing in the care of lung cancer, sleep disorders, cystic fibrosis, pulmonary hypertension, non-CF bronchieolitis and lung transplant patients combine the expertise of several medical disciplines (e.g. thoracic surgery, medical and radiation oncology, physical therapy, social work, neurology, nutrition, psychology) to provide state-of-the-art, integrated care for these particular disease areas. In addition, special expertise in the care of patients with a1-antitrypsin deficiency, pulmonary hypertension, sarcoidosis, pleural diseases and primary ciliary dyskinesia exists within the division.

Location and Parking

The Pulmonary Clinic is located on the 3rd floor of the Ambulatory Care center (ACC), on the corner of Mason Farm Road and Columbia Street.  Parking is available at the ACC.   A free shuttle to and from UNC Hospitals is available all day.

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Appointments

To make an appointment or referral to any of these clinics, please call the UNC Pulmonary Clinic at 919-966-7933. Please inform us as soon as possible if you are unable to come to your scheduled appoinment.   Please bring your medial insurance card and the names/doses of any medications you are taking.  All new patients must have a referral from their primary care physician.

For referring physicians: Mail or fax or send with the patient all pertinent records, including reports of blood testrs, electrocardiograms, pulmonary function tests, and any other laboratory tests that may have a bearing on his or her problem.

If you are a new patient, please request that your medical record be sent to us; or write:

UNC Pulmonary Clinic
3400 Ambulatory Care Center
CB# 7705
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7705

Financial Counselor

We have a financial counselor on hand to help patients resolve billing problems, assist with financial arrangements and screen patients for eligibility for UNC assistance programs.  If you need assistance, please call 919-966-7239.

Prescription Refills

The best way to obtain a prescription refill is to have your pharmacy fax refill requests to 919-843-3255.  Please allow 3 business days for refill requests to be completed.

Health Plans Accepted

Most health plans are accepted.

Getting There

Directions to the Ambulatory Care Center (ACC)