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Respiratory Care

As a service of CHI St. Luke's Health Brazosport, Respiratory Care provides quality patient care to Brazoria, Matagorda, and Galveston counties.  Our licensed practitioners and seamless continuum of care lead us to provide superior healthcare.  Services include respiratory therapy, diagnostic sleep services, and EEG.

Respiratory Therapy

Lung disease is the number three killer in the United States.  This disease is responsible for one out of seven deaths.  The respiratory therapy department of CHI St. Luke's Health Brazosport provides:
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Bi-level Intermittent Positive Airway Pressure (BiPAP)
  • High-tech ventilators
  • Exercise Saturation
  • Pulse Oximetry
With a highly-trained, compassionate pulmonologist and several qualified respiratory care practitioners, we provide a multitude of services including:
  • Pulmonary Function Testing
  • Mechanical Ventilator Support
  • Oxygen Administration
  • Humidity and Aerosol Therapy
  • Incentive Spirometry and Deep Breathing Exercises
  • Meter Dose Inhaler, Teaching With Spacer
  • Ventilator Management
  • Arterial Blood Gases
If you are diagnosed with a respiratory problem, visit CHI St. Luke's Health Brazosport to learn how we can help.  We offer diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation for conditions including:
  • Asthma
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Pneumonia
  • Thrombo-embolic Disease
  • Smoking and Interstitial Lung Disease
CHI St. Luke's Health Brazosport Respiratory Therapy is designed to deliver innovative care that is safe to the patients we serve.

Diagnostic Sleep Services

Over 70 million people are affected by sleep disorders in America.  It has been proven that sleep disorders leads to unhealthy lifestyles.  At CHI St. Luke's Health Brazosport, we provide diagnostic sleep services to help with your sleep disorders.  We test for:
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)
  • Narcolepsy
  • Restless Legs Syndrome
  • Rapid eye movement behavior disorder
  • Insomnia
With our award-winning quality care, you will be in the right hands at CHI St. Luke's Health Brazosport.  You should consider the diagnostic sleep services we provide if you are experiencing some of the following problems:
  • Difficulty sleeping or restless at night
  • Snoring, sleepwalking or talking in your sleep
  • Tired during the day even though you slept for at least seven hours the night before
  • Reduced or impaired ability to perform regular daytime activities

Diagnostic Sleep Services appointments:


1st appointment from 8:00 PM - 6:00 AM
2nd appointment from 9:00 PM - 6:00 AM


EEG is an abbreviation for electroencephalogram and is a test used to detect abnormalities related to the brain’s spontaneous electrical activity over a short period of time.  The most common reason this test is performed is to diagnose and monitor seizure disorders.  EEG detects other medical problems including:
  • Sleep disorders
  • Changes in behavior
  • Evaluating brain activity after severe head injury

Pulmonary Therapy Services

CHI St. Luke's Health Brazosport now offers Pulmonary Therapy Services, a program designed to improve the quality of life with breathing disorders. If you are suffering from asthma, emphysema, chronic bronchitis, pulmonary fibrosis, or any other chronic pulmonary condition, Pulmonary Therapy Services may be for you. The program offers a 4 week, individualized, one-on-one program, convenient scheduling and a wellness program in Cardiac Rehab. The program requires an order from a medical provider. 
To place an appointment for any Respiratory Care service, please call the number below.  Our first rate physicians, highly-qualified staff, and state of the art equipment provide you and your family the right care…right here.

Physicians that provide care for Respiratory Care:

Pulmonary Medicine

Sanjay Aggarwal, MD


Forbes Barnwell, MD, PhD
Blair Krell, MD
Howard LaRoche, MD

Contact Information

100 Medical Drive – 1st Floor
Lake Jackson, TX 77566
Phone: 979-299-2888