The Pulmonary Department at Mount Lebanon Hospital University Medical Center offers complete evaluation and treatment for all diseases of the respiratory system.
Conditions may include (but not limited to): Shortness of breath, Chronic Cough, Chest Pain, Hemoptysis (Coughing of blood), Pneumonia and other infections, Asthma, COPD and Emphysema, Acute and Chronic Pulmonary Emboli, Pulmonary Hypertension, Sarcoidosis, Interstitial Lung Diseases, Pulmonary Vascular Diseases, Lung Cancer and Sleep Disorders.
MLHUMC has the biggest ICU in the country. Two ICU units are available.
The first unit is basically for clean critical cases or for cases with infections due to non-resistant organisms. Its beds′ number is nine.
The second unit is for patients with infections due to multi drug resistant organisms and for patients transferred to MLHUMC from outside hospitals. Its beds′ number is eleven.
Four Pulmonary Critical Care Specialists ensures the work in the ICU. They provide the highest quality of care based on the most updated guidelines.
The ICU at MLHUMC is a referral unit for complicated and critical cases from all over the country.
During the COVID 19 pandemic, MLHUMC also inaugurated one of the biggest COVID ICU units with a capacity that reached 30 beds.
Mount Lebanon Hospital University Medical Center is affiliated with the University of Balamand. Interns, residents and fellows rotate in the premises of the hospital and they benefit from an outstanding educational program.
Interns and Residents in Internal Medicine: They rotate in the ICU and in the pulmonary department. Their educational program includes:
Fellows in Pulmonary and Critical Care: They rotate in the ICU and in the pulmonary department. Based on a call list, they are available at all time to cover for all critical cases and for all emergency situations. Their presence has an add on value to the high level of care that is being provided at MLHUMC. Their educational program includes: