The Sonoma Valley Hospital Cardiopulmonary Department services include Complete Pulmonary Function Testing, Echocardiograms, Stress Echos, Bubble Study Echocardiograms, 24-hour Cardiac monitoring, Nuclear cardiac stress testing, Arterial Blood Gas testing, EKGs, Metered Dose Inhalation Instruction, dispensing of breathing treatment nebulizers, and Pulse Oximetry checks before and after exercise.
If you are scheduled for any type of stress testing procedure mentioned above, be sure and wear comfortable clothing. And you must refrain from any type of caffeine intake for 12 hours prior to your exam. Please call your physician or the Cardiopulmonary Department if you have any questions regarding preparing for your exam.
The Cardiopulmonary Department is open from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. There is a Respiratory Therapist on staff 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You may reach the Respiratory Therapist during off hours by calling the main hospital telephone number: 707.935.5000.
Medical Director – Alex Rainow, MD, MS
Cardiopulmonary Services Manager – Dawn Kuwahara, RN, BS, CAO
Contact Cardiopulmonary Services
For more information: Phone 707.935.5045 | Fax 707.935.5046 | After Hours 707.935.5000