Interventional Pulmonology Service

Under the direction of Alexander Chen, MD, the interventional pulmonology (IP) service cares for patients in both the inpatient and outpatient setting.

Procedures performed include diagnostic bronchoscopy, linear array and radial endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) guided fine needle aspiration, navigational bronchoscopy, bronchoscopic fiducial marker placement for radiation therapy, rigid bronchoscopy, bronchoscopic cryoablation, percutaneous tracheostomy placement, ultrasound guided thoracentesis, ultrasound guided chest tube placement, tunnelled pleural cathter placement, and video pleuroscopy.


If you are a patient, please visit our clinical partner Barnes-Jewish Hospital to learn more about our interventional pulmonology services or to schedule an appointment.