Pulmonary Function Testing
Respiratory testing can mean many things, depending on what your family doctor suspects you suffer from, whether it be Asthma, COPD or another chronic lung condition.
We perform the following tests:
- Pulmonary Function Test (PFT) – This measures how well the lungs take in and release air and how well they move gases such as oxygen from the atmosphere into the body’s circulation. This test is often suggested to diagnose Asthma.
- Spirometry – Measures the amount (volume) and/or speed (flow) of air that can be inhaled and exhaled.
- Methacholine Challenge – Determines how responsive (or irritable) the airways are and to determine the severity of any asthma.
- Arterial Blood Gas – Used to measure the acidity (ph) and the levels of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the blood from an artery. This test is often used for patients looking to be on oxygen.
- Xolair Injections – Used to treat moderate to severe asthma that is caused by allergies, and chronic idiopathic urticaria.
- Smoking Cessation/Inhaler Technique – We can help you quit smoking and/or educate on proper inhaler technique so you get the most out of your medication.
Ask your family doctor about getting a referral to Peak.
MEET OUR DOCTORS
If your family doctor believes you should see a Respirologist, we have Respirologists working in Calgary/Edmonton. Click on their pictures to learn more about them.
Respirologist | Allendale
Pediatric Respirologist | Brentwood
Respirologist | Crowfoot
Respirologist / Sleep Specialist | Shawnessy
OUR TESTING LOCATIONS
Located at 31 Crowfoot Way NW, T3G 2L4 inside the Pinnacle Medical Centre at Co-op Crowfoot.
Peak Medical Specialty Centre Calgary Hamptons Co-op is located at #500, 1000 Hamptons Drive NW, T3A 6A7 inside the Pinnacle Medical Centre at Co-op Hamptons, just off Country Hills Boulevard.
Peak Medical Specialty Centre and Peak Sleep Clinic Calgary Lincoln Park are located at #103, 49 Richard Way SW, T3E 7M8 which is close to Mount Royal University and just off Glenmore Trail (near Glenmore Audi), east of Richard Road, across the street from Tim Horton’s. We are in the large, white, square building labelled Peak Medical Specialty Centers.
Peak Pulmonary Function Laboratory Medicine Hat is located at #311, 770 6th Street SW, T1A 8M7 a block south of the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital.
Located at #1031 – 200 Southridge Drive, Okotoks, AB T1S 0B2 inside the Pinnacle Medical Centres.
Peak Medical Specialty Centre and Peak Sleep Clinic Calgary Co-op Shawnessy is located at #100, 250 Shawville Boulevard SE, T2Y 2Z7 inside the Pinnacle Medical Centre at Co-op Shawnessy, whose entrance is actually inside the Co-op Shawnessy.
Peak Medical Specialty Centre Sherwood Park is located at #76 80 Chippewa Road, T8A 4W6 inside the Athabasca Professional Building.
Peak Medical Specialty Centre and Peak Sleep Clinic Strathmore are located at 120 Edgefield Place, T1P 0E8 inside the Pinnacle Medical Centre at Co-op Strathmore.
Peak Medical Specialty Centre and Peak Sleep Clinic Calgary Village Square is at 2520 52nd Street NE, T1Y 3R5 inside the Village Square Co-op.