The Sonoma Valley Hospital Cardiopulmonary Department services include Complete Pulmonary Function Testing, Echocardiograms, Stress Echos, Bubble Study Echocardiograms, 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 24 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 to the public from 7 a.m. until 3 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 or you can reach the therapist directly at: 707-933-7793.
Medical Director – Alex Rainow, MD, MS
Cardiopulmonary Services Manager – Dawn Kuwahara, RN, BS, CAO
Call us for more information: Phone 707.935.5045 | Fax 707.935.5046 | After Hours 707.935.5000