Maine Medical Center

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Care

MaineHealth Maine Medical Center Portland Pulmonology provides comprehensive evaluation, treatment and follow-up care for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Inpatient care is available on the MaineHealth Portland campus and outpatient care is available at Chest Medicine Associates in South Portland, Maine. 

Nationally-Recognized COPD Care

MaineHealth Maine Medical Center Portland Pulmonology has been rated as high performing for COPD care by US News and World Report - based on our management of COPD complications, readmissions, patient volume, nursing and physician care and patient experience. Services include:

  • Experienced and coordinated consultation
  • Complete pulmonary function testing
  • Methacholine challenge testing
  • Cardiopulmonary exercise testing
  • Chest imaging including high resolution CT scanning
  • Testing for hereditary emphysema
  • Lung cancer screening
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation

We coordinate care with the referring primary physician to provide high quality care for COPD patients. Patient education and support is provided by physicians, advanced practice provider specialists, nurses and medical assistants. Therapies such as medication management, home oxygen therapy, pulmonary rehabilitation, and coordination of care for volume reduction interventions and transplantation are also available. Other investigational treatment options and clinical trials may also be available to suitable patients.

Patient Education and Resources

Knowing how to use your inhaler properly, with the correct breathing technique, can affect your lung health. View our dashboard of online classes with videos and instruction sheets to help you get the most of your breathing devices or techniques.

Contact Us

Outpatient Referrals & Appointments

Phone: 207-828-1122
Fax: 207-828-0188

Inpatient Referrals & Hospital-to-Hospital Transfers

Phone: 207-662- 6632
Fax: 207-662-4691