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Pulmonology is the branch of medical science dealing with the respiratory system, including the lungs. Memorial Hospital currently offers the following Pulmonology clinics at our Aurora facility: 

Hastings Pulmonology and Sleep Clinic

Dr. Kalpesh Ganatra, Fourth Friday

CHI Health Specialty Care - Pulmonology

Melissa Hoferer, APRN, Second Tuesday

Pulmonary Services

Below is a list of some of the services that our pulmonology physicians provide. This is not an all-inclusive list and you should call to inquire about specific services.

  • Outpatient consultation and follow-up care for a variety of pulmonary diseases:
    • Asthma
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Pneumonia
    • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
    • Pulmonary Fibrosis
    • Lung Cancer
  • Outpatient pulmonary function testing
  • Outpatient diagnostic and therapeutic procedures like:
    • Bronchoscopy
    • Thorocentesis
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation referral
  • Occupational and disability evaluations
  • Second Opinions

Comprehensive Sleep Services 

  • Outpatient consultation and follow-up care for sleep disorders:
    • obstructive sleep apnea
    • narcolepsy
    • insomnia
    • restless leg syndrome
    • periodic limb movement, etc.
  • Overnight sleep studies (Polysomnographic Study)
  • Daytime sleep studies (for shift workers)
  • Assessment of daytime sleepiness through Mean Sleep Latency Test (MSLT)
  • Referral to DME to assist with set up of Positive Pressure Therapy (CPAP and BIPAP)
  • Occupation-specific sleep evaluations (FAA, DOT)



Below you will find additional pulmonology health resources.

Contact Us

Hastings Pulmonology and Sleep Clinic

CHI Health St. Francis Pulmonology
Scheduling Office



It’s so great that specialists come to our local hospital for procedures and consultations every week.