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Are Zephyr Valves Right For You?

Answer a Few Questions to Find Out

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Are Zephyr
Valves Right For You?

Answer a Few Questions to Find Out

Step 1: Initial Consultation

Discuss this treatment option and the process for evaluation.

Ready to schedule an initial consultation for treatment with Zephyr Valves?

Find the nearest Treatment Center.

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Understanding if the Zephyr Valve Procedure May Be Right For You

This video provides an introduction to the Zephyr Valve procedure for severe COPD/Emphysema and may help you decide if this option is right for you.

Step 2: Eligibility Tests

A simple set of tests are required to determine if you might be a good candidate for the treatment. These include:

  • Pulmonary Function Testing (PFTs)
  • CT scan
  • ABG (a blood test)
  • 6-minute walk test
  • Additional tests, such as an EKG or perfusion scan may be required

A Zephyr Valve trained Assessment Center or Treatment Center can determine if you are a candidate.

Understanding the Eligibility Tests for the Zephyr Valve Procedure

This animated video walks you through the eligibility tests performed at your Zephyr Valve evaluation.

I knew I had inner strength, but this gave me the opportunity to get better and do more again.
– Barbara, 67, Flint, MI
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Step 3: Insurance Coverage & Preauthorization

Many insurance companies are providing coverage for Zephyr Valve treatment for appropriately selected patients. If a Zephyr Valve Treating Doctor determines you are a candidate for the treatment, Pulmonx has a team available to assist you through the insurance process. Also, your Zephyr Valve Treating Doctor’s office may be able to manage this for you.

 

Step 4: Procedure

What to Expect Before, During, and After the Zephyr Valve Procedure

A Zephyr Valve Treating Doctor explains what you can expect before, during, and after the Zephyr Valve procedure to help you understand if this may be right for you.

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This helpful guide may assist you in speaking with your doctor about treatment of severe COPD/Emphysema with Zephyr Valves. Complete the form to access this free resource.

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Get Started by Calling an Assessment or Treatment Center

A Zephyr Valve Treating Center can perform eligibility tests and provide treatment if you qualify. An Assessment Center can perform eligibility tests and then, if you qualify, you can visit a Zephyr Valve Treating Center to have the procedure.

Stanford Health Care, Interventional Pulmonology

Dr. Arthur Sung, Dr. Harmeet Bedi, Dr. Meghan Ramsey, Dr. Brian Shaller, Dr. Kevin Duong

11.09 Miles Away

Program Coordinator: Lindsey Gatton, RN

650-229-5862 Text me the Number

Assessment Center

Mills Peninsula Medical Center/Pulmonary

Dr. Robert Jasmer

26.95 Miles Away

650-600-6496 Text me the Number

SF Lung & Sleep, California Pacific Medical Center

Dr. Tze-Ming (Benson) Chen, Dr. Jey Chung, Dr. Heba Ismail

38.56 Miles Away

415-921-9029 Text me the Number

A Zephyr Care Team Member will answer and assist you.


UC Davis Medical Center

Dr. Chinh Phan, Dr. Ken Yoneda

90.80 Miles Away

Program Coordinator: Dr. Brooks Kuhn, Dr. Michael Schivo

916-603-2944 Text me the Number

Kaiser Permanente Roseville Medical Center

Dr. Upendra Kaphle

107.18 Miles Away

Program Coordinator: Dr. Upendra Kaphle

916-735-4678 Text me the Number

Mercy Hospital Bakersfield

Dr. Rajan Goyal

214.62 Miles Away

661-384-8096 Text me the Number

A Zephyr Care Team Member will answer and assist you.


UCLA

Dr. Scott Oh

302.23 Miles Away

Program Coordinator: Dora Gomez

310-954-9069 Text me the Number

A Zephyr Care Team Member will answer and assist you.


Cedars - Sinai

Dr. George Chaux

303.39 Miles Away

Program Coordinator: Karla Valladares

310-919-0092 Text me the Number

A Zephyr Care Team Member will answer and assist you.


University of Southern California

Dr. Richard Barbers

311.23 Miles Away

Program Coordinator: Michael Munoz Romero RN, Clinical Coordinator

323-402-6440 Text me the Number

A Zephyr Care Team Member will answer and assist you.


Kaiser Permanente Riverside Medical Center

Dr. Gregory Marrujo, MD; Dr. Aung Tun, MD

348.31 Miles Away

Program Coordinator: Erika Britton, RN

951-900-3649 Text me the Number

A Zephyr Care Team Member will answer and assist you.


Redlands Community Hospital - Beaver Medical Group

Dr. Sameh Hanna

353.75 Miles Away

Program Coordinator: Katherine Ahlers

909-316-3534 Text me the Number

Assessment Center

Lung Center of Nevada, CCCN

382.90 Miles Away

702-842-1053 Text me the Number

University of Nevada Las Vegas Medicine

Dr. Arthur Oliver Romero

388.48 Miles Away

Program Coordinator: Lakietha Flournoy

725-237-3871 Text me the Number

Scripps Health - Encinitas

Dr. Samir Makani

399.10 Miles Away

Program Coordinator: Tania Garcia

760-492-6694 Text me the Number

Eisenhower Health/Eisenhower Medical Center

Dr. Justin Thomas

400.50 Miles Away

Program Coordinator: Elizabeth Smith

760-819-7744 Text me the Number

A Zephyr Care Team Member will answer and assist you.


San Diego VA Hospital

Dr. George Cheng - Referral Needed

409.71 Miles Away

Program Coordinator: Lana Sheinkman

858-504-6606 Text me the Number

Oregon Lung Specialists - Peacehealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at Riverbend

Dr. Khuram Ameen

470.03 Miles Away

Program Coordinator: Brie Anderson

541-612-7924 Text me the Number

*Center requires physician referral, no self-referrals accepted

Benefits & Risks

Compared to patients treated with medical management alone, patients treated with Zephyr Valves have been shown to:1

  • Breathe easier due to improved lung function
  • Increase their exercise — they could walk farther
  • Do more daily life activities, such as walking, bathing, and gardening
  • Enjoy a better quality of life with more energy
  • Feel more confident leaving their home

Learn about the potential risks and side effects by clicking the button below.

Potential complications of treatment can include but are not limited to pneumothorax (tear in the lung), worsening of COPD symptoms, hemoptysis, pneumonia, and, in rare cases, death.

Benefits & Risks

Compared to patients treated with medical management alone, patients treated with Zephyr Valves has been shown to:1

  • Breathe easier due to improved lung function
  • Increase their exercise — they could walk farther
  • Do more daily life activities, such as walking, bathing, and gardening
  • Enjoy a better quality of life with more energy
  • Feel more confident leaving their home

Learn about the potential risks and side effects by clicking the button below.

Potential complications of treatment can include but are not limited to pneumothorax (tear in the lung), worsening of COPD symptoms, hemoptysis, pneumonia, and, in rare cases, death.

See How Patients Feel After the Zephyr Valve Treatment

See How Patients Feel After the Zephyr Valve Treatment

Results from case studies are not necessarily predictive of results in other cases. Results in other cases may vary.

Hear from Zephyr Valve Treating Doctors

The results have been dramatic in the sense that not only are they more functional, they’re essentially given a new lease on life.
– Dr. Bobby Mahajan *
* Dr. Mahajan is a paid consultant for Pulmonx Corporation.

Hear from a Zephyr Valve Treating Doctor

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