Multidisciplinary Lung Nodule Clinic
The Multidisciplinary Lung Nodule Clinic at Aurora BayCare Medical Center offers CT and PET imaging options for lung nodule diagnosis using a 128-slice CT scanner, which provides some of the fastest and highest resolution imaging available. Aurora BayCare will become home to northeast Wisconsin’s only TrueBeam™ treatment system, developed to treat tumors quickly and precisely. TrueBeam, by Varian Medical Systems, synchronizes imaging, a patient’s positioning, motion management and the delivery of treatment to more accurately target tumors that move as a patient breathes.
More about the Multidisciplinary Lung Nodule Clinic
The Multidisciplinary Lung Nodule Clinic at Aurora BayCare Medical Center provides evidence-based testing and monitoring for persons with pulmonary nodules. The clinic team reviews a person’s health history and works with the patient and referring physician for rapid lung nodule diagnosis, then provide a personalized monitoring or treatment plan, and guide the patient throughout the entire process. The team includes a pulmonologist (respiratory doctor), radiologist, thoracic (chest) surgeon and nurse navigator. The nurse navigator assists each patient through diagnosis, treatment and follow-up care.
Referrals and Scheduling
Referrals to Aurora BayCare Medical Center’s Multidisciplinary Lung Nodule Clinic are accepted from primary care providers and specialists (cardiologists, radiologists). Individual patients (self-referrals) also may be accepted.
For more information about lung nodule diagnosis, call the clinic’s nurse navigator at 920-288-4151. To make a referral or to schedule an appointment, call 866-837-7576.