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    Cardiopulmonary Services

    The cardiopulmonary team at Artesia General Hospital can manage the care necessary for heart disease using the latest therapies and technology. Diagnostic services include:

    • 12-Lead Electrocardiogram (EKG)
    • Ambulatory Overnight Pulse Oximetry Monitoring
    • Calcium Scoring
    • Cardiac Exercise & Nuclear Stress Testing
    • Cardiac Holter Monitoring
    • Pulmonary Function Testing
    • Pulmonary Rehabilitation

    If you have risk factors for heart disease, calcium scoring is a simple screening test to determine your risk of developing heart disease. The results will help you and your primary care physician develop a plan to keep your heart healthy. Learn more about Calcium Scoring.

    Our Respiratory Therapy Department also provides care to patients of all ages, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Respiratory therapists are specially trained healthcare professionals who work closely with physicians, nurses and other specialists to address and provide a wide range of breathing treatments and other services for illnesses, such as:

    • Asthma
    • Bronchitis
    • Cystic Fibrosis
    • Lung Cancer
    • Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    From diagnosis to chronic lung disease management to post-treatment care, our innovative care and treatment for acute and chronic lung disease is unmatched in the area.  We provide both inpatient and outpatient treatment, including:

    • Aerosol Therapy
    • Arterial Blood Gas Analysis
    • Bronchodilator Therapy
    • Chest Physiotherapy
    • Invasive and Noninvasive Ventilation Therapy
    • Oxygen Therapy
    • Pulmonary Hygiene Therapy

    All our respiratory care practitioners are licensed by the State of New Mexico and credentialed by the National Board of Respiratory Care Practitioners.

    Our Respiratory Therapy Department and Pathology Laboratory is certified by the College of American Pathologists (CAP).  Artesia General Hospital is proud of this prestigious accreditation and is the only hospital in Southeastern New Mexico to be CAP-certified.

    For more information about our Cardiopulmonary Services, contact one of our cardiologists today:




    612 N. 13th St., Suite D
    Artesia, NM 88210
    Phone: 575.736.8270
    Fax: 575.748.8551

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