Cardiopulmonary Services – 225.258.5931

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Helping You Breathe Easy

The St. James Parish Hospital Cardiopulmonary team offers a variety of services that help quickly and accurately diagnose and treat patients with heart and lung problems.

The Cardiopulmonary team performs diagnostic testing to help doctors identify problems and provides respiratory treatments that assist with breathing. The department is staffed 7 days a week with a Louisiana-licensed Respiratory Therapist aimed at providing compassionate, competent care to our patients—from pediatric to geriatric.

Summary of Services:

  • Arterial Blood Gas and Co-oximetry Measurements
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Pulmonary Function Studies
  • Holter Monitors 
  • Sleep Studies
  • BIPAP and CPAP
  • EKGs
  • Stress Tests (including Nuclear Studies) 
  • Echocardiograms
  • Cardiac Ultrasounds
  • Emergency Telestroke Technology