Respiratory Care at Somerset Campus

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset’s Respiratory Care Department provides diagnostic and therapeutic services for inpatients and outpatients, ranging from neonatal patients to mature adults. Our qualified staff treats a wide range of acute and chronic lung disorders, including:

  • asthma
  • bronchitis
  • emphysema
  • trauma and post-surgery needs

In addition to patient education, our services include:

  • pulmonary function testing
  • pulmonary hygiene therapy
  • arterial blood gas sampling
  • nebulized bronchodilation
  • bronchoscopy
  • oxygen administration
  • invasive/non-invasive mechanical ventilation
  • life-saving measures



Patient Stories

  • "I felt right at home the minute I walked through the door,” says Jesiah, recalling a sense of relief when he saw the rainbow flag hanging above the front desk. “The whole staff—from the receptionists to the nurses and doctors—were so welcoming."

    Jesiah
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  • "I can honestly say I haven’t felt this good physically in over 15 years."

    Bruce
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  • Patient care here is great. My mother has utilized many of the hospital’s services and all of the nurses we have encountered are friendly and attentive.

    Andrew
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