Cardiopulmonary Services (CPS)

The Cardiopulmonary Department at Dorminy Medical Center provides a broad range of diagnostic and therapeutic services for both inpatient and outpatient care. Cardiopulmonary Services include:

  • Cardiopulmonary Testing (ABG, PFT, EKG, EEG)
  • Sleep Diagnostics
  • Lung Disease Education
  • Tobacco Cessation
  • Pulmonary Rehab
  • Respiratory Care Services

Patients that have been diagnosed with asthma, emphysema, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), angina, coronary artery disease, heart attack and other conditions benefit from the care of a Respiratory Therapist. Cardiopulmonary Services include a wide range of therapeutic and diagnostic services to patients with heart and lung disorders. Respiratory Care Practitioners or Respiratory Therapists deliver medications and other therapies to patients thus improving the patient’s ease of breathing. DMC Registered Respiratory Therapists focus on educating you and your family on what to expect during and after testing, including the community resources available to help you cope with your condition.

What does a Respiratory Therapist do?

  • Assist in diagnosing lung and breathing disorders
  • Assess and recommend evidenced based treatments for these disorders
  • Communicate effectively with physicians and other members of the healthcare team
  • Operate state of the art equipment to diagnose and treat specific lung diseases
  • Educate patients and families about lung disease and proper disease management in the home


  • Electrocardiograms
  • Electroencephalograms
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Arterial Blood Gas Stress Testing
  • Lexiscan Stress Testing
  • Persantine Stress Testing
  • Cardiolite Stress Testing
  • Holter Monitoring / King of Hearts
  • Sleep Studies
  • Home Sleep Testing
  • Respiratory Care
  • Vacuum Therapy
  • Chest Physiotherapy
  • Peak Flow
  • Incentive Spirometry
  • Metered Dose Inhalers
  • Critical Care
  • Adult Mechanical Ventilation
  • Pediatric / Infant Ventilation
  • Bi-Pap / Non-invasive Ventilation
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Aerosol / Bronchodilator Therapy

All patients must be registered prior to receiving any treatment or services

Hours by service category

CPS:24 hours a day, 7 days a week with the exceptions below
Stress Testing:8:00AM - 4:00PM, Monday - Friday
EEG:8:00AM - 4:00PM, Monday - Friday
PFT Testing:8:00AM - 4:00PM, Monday - Friday
Sleep Studies:8:00PM - 6:00AM, Monday - Friday

Contact Us

Department Manager:  Janet Hudson


Phone:  229-424-7158