Many people in our community come to Oakdale for lung and respiratory problems. We are rated in the top 10% in the nation and #1 in the state for pulmonary care according to a recent study of healthcare providers. We are also ranked in the top 10% for pneumonia care for medical excellence. Chronic allergies, pulmonary obstructive disease, asthma, emphysema and other problems can trigger a need for emergency care and even hospitalization. Our pulmonary team is experienced and have advanced certifications in the field of respiratory medicine. They provide inpatient care 24 hours a day, and many outpatient services including screenings, pulmonary function studies, and treatments.