Pulmonology is the medical science that provides care for disorders of the lungs and respiratory system. Knowing that a lung or respiratory disorder can be frightening and possibly life-changing, we are committed to providing compassionate care and a personalized treatment plan that fits with your particular needs and lifestyle.
Working with Regions Hospital in St. Paul, MN, we combine the latest in technology, clinical methodology, education and prevention to provide you with diagnostic, treatment and follow-up services. This includes fluoroscopies and imaging; pulmonary function and exercise testing; chronic lung disease management; medication and monitoring; and surgery.
We can help you with a variety of conditions and disorders ranging from asthma and chronic coughs to obstructive pulmonary disease and lung disease. We can help you with:
Chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (i.e., chronic bronchitis and emphysema)
Chronic lung infection
Lung cancer diagnosis
Pulmonary vascular disease (fibrosis and hypertension)
Sleep apnea and sleep breathing disorders
Nicholas Benson, MD, Pulmonologist
Nicholas Benson, MD, of Regions Hospital in St. Paul, MN, is board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and American Board of Medicine-Pulmonary Disease Surgery. He earned his medical degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis. He completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Minnesota and had a fellowship in pulmonary medicine at U of M Hospital and Clinic.