Respiratory Care at Reading Health System

Respiratory Care

The Respiratory Care Department provides quality care to patients of all ages who suffer from deficiencies and abnormalities of the cardio-pulmonary (heart-lung) system. In addition, the department supports neurology services. Certified or registered respiratory therapists perform all procedures.

Therapeutic and Diagnostic Services

Therapeutic Services

  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Chest Physical Therapy
  • Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Aerosol Therapy

Diagnostic Testing

  • Pulmonary Function
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Arterial Blood Gas Studies
  • Oximetry Studies
  • EEG Tests

Patient Education

  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program


Department is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Respiratory Care Diagnostic Services

  • Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays, from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Physician authorization required for appointments.

For an appointment, please call 484-628-8611, or toll-free 866-988-8611.