Our pulmonary teams treat more than 11,000 ventilator-dependent patients annually across Select Medical’s network of critical illness recovery hospitals.
We make recovery possible
A team approach to treatment
Select Specialty Hospitals are nationwide leaders in ventilator liberation -- the process of discontinuing mechanical breathing support. Our program is guided by board-certified pulmonologists, pulmonary program directors, respiratory therapists, nursing and rehabilitation professionals, pharmacists and nutritionists.
What we treat
- Mechanical ventilator dependence
- Chronic lung diseases, (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, emphysema)
- Neuromuscular disorders
- Acute respiratory ailments
- Post-surgical complications
- Spinal cord injury
- Brain injury
- Metabolic encephalopathy
If you or a loved one is experiencing respiratory failure or serious pulmonary disease, Select Specialty Hospitals’ ventilator liberation and interdisciplinary treatment programs can help.