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St. Mary's Pulmonologists Utilize the Latest Technology

Phone: (812) 485-6030

Pulmonologists are medical doctors who further specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of lung disease, such as asthma, emphysema or pneumonia.  Our pulmonologists are board certified by the Board of Internal Medicine, which is recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties. 

The following physicians are members of St. Mary’s Pulmonary Care Physicians affiliated with St. Mary’s Lung Nodule Clinic:  

  Dr. Victor Chavez    Dr. Roger Johnson    Dr. John Rodrigues    Dr. Victor Rieti Dr. Anthony Uvieghara
 Victor M. Chavez, MD    Roger Johnson, MD    John Rodrigues, MD   Robert A. Rieti, DO   Anthony 
Uvieghara, MD







St. Mary’s Pulmonary Care conducts a weekly Lung Nodule Clinic.  We are dedicated to the improvement of survival statistics in lung cancer patients.  Patients are seen by the pulmonologist within one week of referral and biopsies are scheduled within one week.   Multi-discipline input from our experienced team of specialists in pulmonary medicine, thoracic surgery, medical oncology, diagnostic radiology and radiation oncology ensures a timely and accurate approach to cancer care.  We are the region’s experts in early lung cancer detection and treatment.  If you are a physician referring to us, please use our Patient Referral Form.

Dr. Victor Chavez with Patient

Electromagnetic Navigational Bronchoscopy (ENB) is a new diagnostic tool exclusively available in the tri-state at St. Mary’s.  ENB uses a CT roadmap to extend the reach of the bronchoscope enabling physicians to locate small lung lesions for diagnostic testing and potential treatment.  The system uses natural airway access and electromagnetic technology.  ENB is typically an outpatient procedure and minimizes the need for more invasive surgical procedures to access lung lesions in the distant regions of the lung.  This advanced technology provides the ability to detect lung disease and lung cancer earlier, event before symptoms are evident, enhancing treatment options for patients.

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