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Northwest Pulmonology

Address: 1551 E. Mullan Ave. Suite 200-C
Post Falls, ID 83854

Phone: 208.618.2570

Fax: 208.618.8779

Clinic Hours:

Sunday: Closed

Monday: 8AM-4:30PM

Tuesday: 8AM-4:30PM

Wednesday: 8AM-4:30PM

Thursday: 8AM-4:30PM

Friday: 8AM-12PM

Saturday: Closed

Northwest Pulmonology

Address: 1551 E. Mullan Ave. Suite 200-C. Post Falls, ID. 83854

Northwest Pulmonology offers comprehensive treatment and diagnostic services for pulmonary diseases. As part of the award-winning family of services we work closely with Northwest Imaging and Sleep Center using state-of-the-art equipment including CT, bronchoscopy and polysomnography (sleep studies). We also have strategic partnerships for other important services such as ENT, cardiology, thoracic surgery and oncology.

Our respiratory therapists evaluate, treat and educate our patients, families and the community about breathing and lung-related conditions. We focus on helping you return to daily activities, improve your quality of life, learn how to manage symptoms and increase your endurance as you perform everyday tasks.

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Pulmonary Function Tests (PFT)
  • Cardiopulmonary Exercise Test (CPET)
  • Bronchial Challenge Tests


Types of Pulmonary Function Tests include:

  • Spirometry
  • Lung volumes by plethysmography
  • Diffusion capacity
  • Exercise stress testing with gas exchange
  • ECG recordings
  • Asthma assessments include methacholine and exercise challenge
  • Six minute walk sub-maximal exercise testing
  • Arterial blood gas test (blood test for oxygenation and ventilation)
  • Asthma
  • Cancer
  • Chest Infections and Injuries
  • Complex Sleep Disorders
  • Complications with AIDS
  • COPD
  • Emphysema
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Vascular Diseases
  • Tuberculosis
  • Uncommon Pulmonary Disorders
  • COVID Conditions
  • Treatment for acute respiratory failure or distress
  • Airway management – including BiPap/CPAP therapies – to provide mechanical breathing assistance that helps sleep apnea and lung conditions
  • Breathing exercises
  • Home care teaching, including use of medical devices and therapies

Want to stop smoking or vaping, or help a loved one quit? We’re here for you every step of the way with tools, tips, and support. The important thing is to keep trying to quit until you quit for good.

To get started, call our clinic at 208-618-2570 and register for a series of Smoking Cessation Classes. You will attend a regular weekly class that helps keep you on track for success.

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  • Aerosol administration
  • Breathing exercise
  • Bronchial hygiene
  • Bronchodilator therapy
  • CPT and postural drainage
  • Home care instruction
  • Home care teaching of aerosol therapy
  • Incentive spirometry
  • Medical gas administration
  • Oxygen analysis and administration

Patient information tab: Here the information of do’s and don’ts prior to a PFT and the New patient information form to fill out for a new office visit with us.

Pre-Appointment Checklist

Pulmonology New Patient Forms


Kevin Strait, DO


Dr. Kevin Strait is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in addition to being board certified in pulmonary disease. He specializes in diagnosing and treating diseases that affect the lungs and respiratory system.

Dr. Strait provides comprehensive care for a spectrum of pulmonary diseases such as asthma, bronchiectasis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), lung cancer, pneumonia, pulmonary fibrosis, and sarcoidosis.

Dr. Strait received a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA, in 1993. He earned his Doctor of Osteopathy degree in 2001 from Midwestern University – Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, Glendale, followed by an internship and residency at the University of Minnesota, Department of Medicine. His fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care was also at the University of Minnesota.

Fellowship Trained

Education: Pacific Lutheran University

University of San Diego
Tacoma Community College

Medical School: Midwestern University – Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency: University of Minnesota, Department of Medicine

Fellowship: University of Minnesota, Pulmonary and Critical Care

Certifications: Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine – Pulmonary Medicine

Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care

Memberships: American Medical Association

American Thoracic Society
American College of Chest Physicians
Society of Critical Care Medicine

Publication(s): Alan D. Tice, Kevin Strait, Rob Ramey, and Pamela A. Hoaglund. Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy for Central Nervous System Infections. Clinical Infectious Disease. 1999;29:1394-9.

Alan D. Tice, Kevin Strait, Anderson Tice. The Market for Infectious Disease. Infectious Disease and Clinical Practice.

Kevin Strait, Katie Nelson, Jeff Rubins. Correlation of Positron Emission Tomography SUVmax to Prognosis in Stage I and II NSCLC. Presented at American Thoracic Society. 2007.

Northwest Pulmonology

1551 E Mullan Ave, Suite 200-C
Post Falls, ID 83854

Phone: (208) 618-2570
Fax: (208) 618-8779

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