Interstitial Lung Disease
Led by Pulmonologists Amro Al-Astal, MD, FCCP, and Mohammed Megri, MD, the Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) Clinic at Marshall Health provides multidisciplinary care and treatment for patients with more than 300 different types lung diseases that result in the progressive scarring of lung tissue. Although lung scarring cannot be reversed, the ILD Clinic integrates various medications, treatments and therapies to slow the progression of the disease and improve lung function.
The most common symptoms of ILD are:
- Shortness of breath
- Persistent cough
- Chest discomfort
The clinic also takes an integrated approach to care, leveraging the expertise of Marshal Health’s pulmonology, critical care and sleep medicine team with radiologists, interventional pulmonologists, thoracic surgeons, rheumatologists, pathologists and clinical pharmacists as needed to ensure patients receive a comprehensive, personalized treatment plan.
APPOINTMENTS AND REFERRALS
For more information, to make a referral or schedule a second opinion, call Marshall Internal Medicine at 304-691-1006.