Adult Clinical Genetics

Specialists in Adult Clinical Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine evaluate and diagnose patients with genetic disorders affecting the lungs. Our experts also see patients already diagnosed helping to manage their continued wellness. Patient care for genetic lung disorders is provided in the Adult Genetics Clinic.

Adult Cystic Fibrosis

The Adult Cystic Fibrosis Center at Baylor College of Medicine, which is accredited by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, is one of the largest in the United States and is the only accredited CF center in Harris and the surrounding counties.

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Surgeons in the Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine provide surgical care for patients with lung conditions as well as those in need of organ transplantation. Our highly-trained surgeons see patients through the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery.

General Thoracic Surgery

Physicians at the General Thoracic Surgery Clinic at Baylor College of Medicine see patients with a wide breadth and depth of diagnoses related to benign and malignant problems.

Heart and Lung Transplant Center

The Heart and Lung Transplant Center at Baylor College of Medicine has been leading the world in transplant surgery since its establishment in the Texas Heart Institute in 1982. Our surgeons have performed more than 1,300 transplant procedures and have implanted over 900 VADs.

Lung Institute

The Lung Institute is led by Dr. David Sugarbaker who is board certified in surgery and thoracic surgery, and an internationally recognized leader in thoracic surgery and mesothelioma.

Mesothelioma Treatment Center

Mesothelioma is a rare cancer that affects mesothelium cells. The mesothelium is the protective lining that protects internal organs in the chest, abdominal and cardiac cavity. Dr. David Sugarbaker is a leader In the care of pleural mesothelioma at the Mesothelioma Treatment Center and directs the mesothelioma clinical and research programs, emphasizing more effective treatments for the disease.


Baylor College of Medicine specialists in pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine diagnose and treat patients with lung and respiratory disorders. Our experts offer patient care for conditions such as lung cancer, chronic obstructive disease, asthma, pulmonary vascular disease, sleep disorders, acute and chronic respiratory failure, lung infections, pulmonary fibrosis, cystic fibrosis and others.


Baylor College of Medicine pediatricians care for patients with lung conditions through Texas Children's Genetics Clinic, Texas Children's Pulmonary Medicine Clinic and Texas Children's Department of Surgery.

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