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The physicians in our practice offer the entire spectrum of services related to the diagnosis and treatment of lung diseases, both in the office and the hospital setting.

Office-Based Services
Pulmonary consultations and follow-up visits
Sleep consultations and follow-up visits
Pulmonary function test

Hospital-Based Services
Acute pulmonary vasoreactivity test
Pulmonary consultations and follow-up visits
Critical care consultation and follow-up visits
Fiberoptic bronchoscopy
Transbronchial lung biopsy
Chemical pleurodesis
Insertion of chest tubes (tube thoracostomy)
Insertion of arterial, central venous, and pulmonary artery (Swan-Ganz) catheters
Endotracheal intubation
Management of mechanical ventilator
Bronchoprovocation (bronchial challenge) test

Sleep Disorder Services
Our practice has a close association with Zerenity Sleep Center, which offers state of the art technology to aid in the diagnosis of different sleep disorders.

The Sleep Center is located at:
9901 Town Park Drive, Houston, Texas 77036
Appointments for the Sleep Center can be made by calling 713.773.0556. Sleep studies (also known as Polysomnograms) performed at the Sleep Center are interpreted by its Medical Director, Dr. Tehmina Badar, who is board certified in Sleep Medicine.

Tehmina Badar, MD

Dr. Tehmina Badar obtained her medical doctorate at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston (UTMB) in 1993. She continued on at UTMB, completing her internship in 1994, residency in Internal Medicine in 1996 and fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine in 1999. In 1999, she joined the Pulmonary, Critical Care program at UTMB as Assistant Professor and Sleep Director.

In 2002 Dr. Badar started her own practice in Southwest Houston focusing her outpatient practice on both Pulmonary Diseases and Sleep Medicine.  She is also a member of the Critical Care group at Memorial Southwest.

In 2004 and again in 2008 she was nominated Physician of the Year at Memorial Southwest Hospital and has been honored as the ICU Physician of the Month. In 2006, she was voted one of the top Pulmonologists in the Houston area. She continues to have a strong interest in Sleep Medicine and is the Sleep Director of Zerenity Sleep Center which prides itself in providing the latest in technology along with a compassionate approach to each individual during their sleep evaluation.

She has served on numerous committees including patient safety, credentials, critical care and the bioethics committee. She continues to focus on quality of care and quality of life.
She is a member of the Harris County Medical Society, American Thoracic Society, American College of Chest Physicians, American Association of Sleep Medicine, and American Medical Association.

Dr. Badar is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases, Critical Care Medicine and Sleep Medicine.


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7500 Beechnut St | Suite 250
Houston, TX 77074 (713) 988.0850

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