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Down East Community Hospital
11 Hospital Drive, Machias, ME 04654
Phone: 207.255.3356


Cardiopulmonary Services

Providing comprehensive Cardiac, COPD, Emphysema services to the Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, and Down East regions of Maine.

The Down East Community Hospital Cardiopulmonary Department offers a variety of non-invasive tests and treatments on both an inpatient and outpatient basis.

We treat patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, pneumonia and other cardiopulmonary disorders.

Testing and treatments include:
  • Electrocardiograms
  • 24-hour Holter Monitor Testing
  • Respiratory Care and Treatment,
  • Pulmonary Function Testing (PFT)
  • Cardiac Stress Tests.
  • Echocardiograms
  • Event Recorders

The Cardiopulmonary Department works closely with the Nuclear Medicine Department to provide Nuclear Cardiac Stress Testing.  In addition, the department plays a key role in Ventilator Therapy.

We are fully staffed by Registered and Certified Respiratory Therapists.

How to Access Services
The Cardiopulmonary Department is open 7 days a week from 7:00 am to 4:30 pm.  There is a Respiratory Therapist on-call after 4:30 pm each day for emergency coverage.  Through a partnership with North East Cardiology Associates, a Cardiac Pacer Clinic and a Cardiology Clinic are offered approximately once a month. Echocardiograms are provided weekdays and on weekends.

Tests can be ordered by your primary care physician or specialist by calling the Outpatient Scheduling Department at 255-0474.

Down East Community Hospital is a proud provider of cardiac, copd, emphysema services to the Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, and Down East regions of Maine.