Medical Services related to Meilan King Han MD

Bronchitis

The multidisciplinary Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine team at the University of Michigan have the expertise to properly diagnose and comprehensively treat all forms of bronchitis, including acute bronchitis, chronic bronchitis, and COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), the no. 3 leading cause of death in U.S.

COPD & Emphysema

COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) is a common preventable and treatable disease of the lungs. Patients with COPD have airflow obstruction that is caused either by destruction of the air sacs that exchange gas in the lungs (emphysema) and/or inflammation of the airways (chronic bronchitis). While there is currently no cure for COPD, a combination of drugs and lifestyle changes can help manage the symptoms.

COPD Clinic

The Michigan Medicine COPD Clinic has multi-disciplinary expertise including physicians, nursing, respiratory therapy, social work and nutrition all co-located and available at the point of care to meet patients' individual needs.  We have developed a standardized assessment but are prepared to develop individual therapy plans  Patients will also be evaluated, if they desire, for potential participation in clinical trials being conducted in COPD at the University of Michigan. Evaluation also includes referral to our lung volume reduction surgery and lung transplant programs if needed.

Cystic Fibrosis Center Team

The Adult Cystic Fibrosis Clinic, located at the University of Michigan’s Cystic Fibrosis Center is accredited by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and was created to support patients over 21 years of age to provide dedicated, comprehensive, and coordinated care by a multidisciplinary team of medical professionals that includes doctors, nurses and other health professionals, including dieticians, social workers and physical therapists.

Lung Transplant

The University of Michigan Transplant Center is the largest and most experienced lung transplant center in Michigan, and among the largest in the nation, with 20-40 lung transplants performed each year, and patient survival rate at one year at 90% – and we offer services that are not available widely, including Ambulatory ECMO (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation) – an alternative to a ventilator that allows patients waiting for lung transplant to remain active and stay healthier, plus novel clinical trials available in few centers across the U.S.

Lung Transplant Patient Care Guide

The PDF links on this page link to material in the University of Michigan Lung Transplant Patient Education Guide and allow you to view and print the information on your own computer.

Lung Transplant Process

The University of Michigan Transplant Center is the largest and most experienced transplant center in Michigan, and among the largest in the nation, with 20-40 lungs transplants performed each year, and patient survival rate at one year at 90% – and we offer services that are not available widely, including Ambulatory ECMO (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation) – an alternative to a ventilator that allows patients waiting for lung transplant to remain active and stay healthier, plus novel clinical trials available in few centers across the U.S.

Lung Transplant Videos

The University of Michigan Transplant Center is the largest and most experienced transplant center in Michigan, and among the largest in the nation, with 20-40 lungs transplants performed each year, and patient survival rate at one year at 90% – and we offer services that are not available widely, including Ambulatory ECMO (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation) – an alternative to a ventilator that allows patients waiting for lung transplant to remain active and stay healthier, plus novel clinical trials available in few centers across the U.S.

Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) Clinic

The University of Michigan's dedicated lymphangioleiomyomastosis LAM Clinic is a LAM Foundation-approved clinic (the only one in the state of Michigan), which includes medical institutions with the expertise to deliver cutting-edge, coordinated, and multidisciplinary LAM care, and is also part of the LAM Foundation Clinical Research Network , performing cooperative research with other LAM clinics.

Michigan Airways Program

The goal of the University of Michigan Airways Program (MAP) is to improve the lives of patients with airways disease by accessing our strength in airways research to accelerate the development of personalized patient therapies.

Women's Respiratory Clinic

The University of Michigan Women's Respiratory Clinic, part of the Department of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, is dedicated to the care of female patients with respiratory disease, providing cutting-edge diagnostic, therapeutic, and surgical services, not only for lung disease but also for other conditions that may be involved, such as depression or anxiety, resulting from living with chronic lung disease.