Juan Mella, MD, Medical Director of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine Diplomat, board certified in internal
medicine, pulmonary and sleep medicine
A pulmonologist is a medical doctor who specializes in treating disorders
related to the lungs and respiratory system such as pneumonia, tuberculosis,
emphysema and complicated chest infections.
Dr. Mella has a special interest in asthma, sleep disorders, lung diseases,
and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). As the Director of Sleep
Medicine, Dr. Mella works closely with the
OMC Sleep Lab.
OMC's Pulmonary Rehabilitation program is designed to help patients
with breathing problems control their symptoms and improve their day-to-day
activities through exercise training and behavioral and educational programs.
The Pulmonary Rehabilitation team includes physicians, respiratory therapists,
physical and occupational therapists, dietitians, social workers, mental
health care providers and exercise specialists.
For more information about how OMC's Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program
can help people suffering from chronic lung conditions learn to get more
enjoyment out of life, call the OMC Pulmonary Rehabilitation Department at