Caring for Adults and Children with Chronic and Acute Conditions

Health City Cayman Islands offers high quality, affordable pulmonary treatment plans designed to help patients breathe easier and achieve an enhanced quality of life. Our pulmonary specialists are committed to diagnosing and treating a wide range of chronic and acute pulmonary conditions, from bronchitis to COPD, using the latest diagnostic technology. We offer both inpatient and outpatient treatment programs including pulmonology clinics for the treatment of a wide range of conditions such as asthma and smoking cessation. We also offer a bronchoscopy service, conduct biopsies and pulmonary function testing, and have a state-of-the-art sleep lab to diagnose and treat sleep disorders.

Latest Advancements in Pulmonary Medicine

From sophisticated pulmonary function testing and diagnostic bronchoscopy, to therapeutic pleurocentesis and fine need aspiration, Health City Cayman Islands offers a comprehensive suite of pulmonology medical services that reflect the latest advancements in pulmonary medicine.

Advanced lung function testing and diagnostics enable our pulmonologists to develop effective, integrated treatment plans to meet a variety of pulmonary and critical care needs. At Health City Cayman Islands we treat diseases affecting the respiratory system, including:

  • Bronchial asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Chronic cough
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and pulmonary emphysema
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Syndrome (OSAS)
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Pulmonary fibrosis
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Pulmonary sarcoidosis
  • Respiratory insufficiency
  • Tobacco addiction
  • Tuberculosis

The Pulmonology Unit’s bronchoscopy service allows our team of specialists to observe abnormalities in the respiratory tract by means of a bronchoscope, an endoscopic tube with a camera at the end. This is done following the detection of abnormalities seen on CT scans or chest x-rays.

Types of Diagnostic Testing:

Pulmonary function testing (spirometry with flow volume loops and bronchodilator reversibility and / or maximal voluntary ventilation)
Diagnostic flexible bronchoscopy with or without endobronchial biopsy, transbronchial lung biopsy, bronchial brushing, bronchial lavage and transbronchial needle
Advanced Bronchoscopy

Pulmonary Care Services:

Diagnostic and therapeutic pleurocentesis (tapping of pleural fluid)
Pleurodesis (requires hospital admission)
Intercostal drain insertion (requires hospital admission)
Transcutaneous fine needle aspiration/Tru-Cut lung biopsies (of peripheral lung mass) under CT or ultrasound guidance

Other Diagnostic Services

Health City Cayman Islands also offers the following testing essential for the diagnosis and treatment of lung diseases:

  • Exercise challenge testing for exercise induced bronchial constriction
  • Six-minute walk test
  • Psychomotor vigilance
  • Pulmonology clinics

Additionally, Health City Cayman Islands operates the following specialized pulmonology clinics:

  • Asthma
  • COPD
  • Lung Cancer
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Syndrome (OSAS)
  • Smoking Cessation
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