Respiratory Therapy Services

The Respiratory Therapy staff specializes in all phases of Respiratory Care, including Ventilator and Airway Management. The Respiratory Therapy Services has certified Asthma Educators on staff. Our team of pulmonologists and respiratory staff treat diseases of the lungs and airways including; pneumonia, pleurisy, asthma, occupational diseases, bronchitis, sleep disorders, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), emphysema, interstitial lung diseases, and other complex disorders of the lungs.


Helping Patients Lead A More Active And Enjoyable Lives

Respiratory and Pulmonary Services
• 24/7 Availability
• Comprehensive Respiratory Services
• Certified Asthma Educators
 • Sleep Medicine

The Respiratory Therapy staff specializes in all phases of Respiratory Care, including Ventilator and Airway Management. The Respiratory Therapy Services has certified Asthma Educators on staff.

Services Provided:

  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Ventilator Management
  • Aerosol Therapy - delivery of medicine through a nebulizer
  • Chest Physical Therapy - aids in secretion clearance
  • Incentive Spiromety

Diagnostic Services include:

  • Arterial blood gas analysis - determines level of carbon dioxide and oxygen in the blood.
  • Pulse Oximetry - simple non-invasive measurement of oxygen in the blood.
  • Sputum induction
  • Peak Flow Monitoring - determines if you are moving enough air in and out of your lungs.
  • Pulmonary Function Testing - measures the function of your lungs.

For more information or to schedule an appointment contact: or to make an appointment please call: (914) 964-4312 

Out-patient Services Pulmonary Function Lab System

The Pulmonary Function System at St. John's Riverside Hospital measures the function of lung capacity and lung and chest wall mechanics to determine whether or not a patient has a lung problem.

Maximize   Pulmonary function tests are commonly referred to as PFT's


Pulmonary Rehabilitation

The Pulmonary Rehab program at St. Johns Riverside Hospital helps participants better manage their lung conditions, so that they can lead more active and enjoyable lives. Through exercise and education, people in the Pulmonary Rehab program will maximize their strength and develop strategies to manage their disease, in the  hopes of minimizing future exacerbation. The Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program is individualized for each participant. The program lasts for 6 to 8 weeks. At the end of that time, you will have the option of enrolling in our maintenance program which will help you retain the conditioning you have received.


Maximize   How The Program Works
For more information about Respiratory Therapy, please contact: (914) 964-4312 .

Or call our Physician Referral Service at (914) 964-4DOC (4362) for a recommended doctor.

ST. JOHN’S RIVERSIDE HOSPITAL         914-964-4444         WE ARE COMMUNITY STRONG


JOIN OUR TEAM  |  EVENTS  |  WATCH OUR VIDEOS  |  KEEPING IN TOUCH

Copyright 2015 by Riverside Health Care, 967 N. Broadway, Yonkers 10701, Phone 914-964-4444