At Pulmonary & Sleep Medicine of North Florida Regional Medical Center, we believe that every breath counts. Given that the average person breathes in the equivalent of 13 pints of air every minute, we understand how stressful it can be to experience issues like coughing, lack of sleep, and shortness of breath, that result in the interruption of your daily activities and tarnish your quality of life. The experienced pulmonology team at the Pulmonary & Sleep Medicine of North Florida Regional Medical Center, offers a comprehensive range of services to patients in Gainesville and its surrounding areas. The dedicated team is committed to providing quality pulmonary care for a variety of breathing disorders in a caring and friendly environment.

Our Interventional Pulmonologist, Dr. Abid Khokar, is highly skilled in the diagnosis and treatment of complex pulmonary (lung) conditions and diseases such as screening, diagnosis, ablative techniques, and stenting for lung cancer, management of asthma, chronic cough, COPD, emphysema, malignant pleural effusions, pneumonia. In addition to these, Dr. Khokar also specializes in the management of post lung transplant complications.

Some of the services included at Pulmonary & Sleep Medicine are:

  • Lung Cancer
    • Screening, diagnosis, ablative techniques, and stenting
  • Pneumonia Management
  • COPD or Emphysema Management
  • Asthma Management
  • Management of Malignant Pleural Effusions
  • Management of Post Lung Transplant Complications