Berlin, Md. – Atlantic General Hospital and Health System is pleased to announce the
opening of Atlantic General Pulmonary Clinic, located in the Atlantic
Health Center on Healthway Drive in Berlin, Md.
Under the leadership of Medical Director Peter Costantini, DO, Atlantic
General Pulmonary Clinic provides much needed education and guidance for
individuals in the community with chronic pulmonary conditions.
Chronic illnesses such as COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
and asthma can be complex, as are the treatments to manage them.
“Patients often struggle to understand their disease and fail to
grasp how to take their various medications appropriately,” said
Costantini. “Then, they end up in the hospital with an acute problem.
The clinic can help individuals avoid that and maintain a high quality
The Pulmonary Clinic provides comprehensive evaluation of current conditions
and diagnostics including lung function and basic sleep and nutrition
screenings. Patients referred to the Atlantic General Pulmonary Clinic
will also receive valuable education on their prescribed treatments, which
will include usage demonstrations of inhalers and other medications and
action plans for self-care.
Costantini has been providing pulmonary and intensivist care for nearly
35 years. He is board certified in internal medicine with certificates
in medical diseases of the chest and in critical care (board certified
Physician referrals can be made by calling the Atlantic General Pulmonary
Clinic at 410-641-9703.
About Atlantic General Hospital
Atlantic General Hospital has been providing quality health care to the
residents of Worcester, Wicomico, Somerset (Md.) and Sussex (Del.) Counties
since May 1993. Built by the commitment and generosity of a dedicated
community, the hospital’s state-of-the-art facility in Berlin, Md.
combines old-fashioned personal attention with the latest in technology
and services. Atlantic General Health System, its network of more than
25 primary care provider and specialist offices, care for residents and
visitors throughout the region. For more information about Atlantic General