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Breathe easy, Arizona

Innovative care for lung, esophageal, and other pulmonary symptoms.

Norton Thoracic Institute has earned a reputation for excellence and innovation in caring for patients with complex thoracic problems. NTI also conducts groundbreaking research and trains physicians to improve outcomes for patients in Arizona and beyond.


Certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary
Rehabilitation (AACVPR)

National leaders

Home to one of the largest lung transplant centers in the country

Post-COVID treatment

Innovative resources for the treatment of Post-COVID Syndrome

Specialists in getting you back to everyday life

At Norton Thoracic Institute, we understand that chronic illness affects more than your health. It affects your life. Our team of experts specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary issues, including lingering COVID-19 symptoms. But when your daily activities are affected by an ongoing health condition, our real specialty is helping you get back to all the everyday moments that bring your life joy.

Lung issues | Esophageal disorders | Upper GI problems

Meet the team

When you visit St. Joseph's Norton Thoracic Institute, you will be treated by experienced, respected experts in lung and esophageal disease. Our dedicated patient care team includes pulmonologists, thoracic surgeons, and a support staff designed to meet all of your needs.

The COVID Recovery Program is here

When your body fought COVID-19, you didn’t have a choice about the damage that was done. But you have a choice about how to treat it. Our COVID Recovery Program gives you access to leading-edge research and nationally recognized specialists in this emerging field. Make a decision today to meet the team that’s creating new options when it comes to Post-COVID Syndrome.

Conditions we treat

Our team includes specialists in everything from surgery to speech pathology, all united by a commitment to provide the highest level of care to Phoenix and the surrounding areas. Plus, those who experience lingering pulmonary symptoms after COVID-19 can find innovative care through our COVID Recovery Program.

Lung conditions we treat

  • Asthma
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Lung Cancer
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Nodules

Esophageal disorders we treat

  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gastric Cancer
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Hiatal Hernia
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