Pulmonary/ventilator liberation
Helping patients breathe independently

Our pulmonary teams treat more than 11,000 ventilator-dependent patients annually across Select Medical’s network of critical illness recovery hospitals.

Regency Hospital pulmonary ventilator liberation hero

We make recovery possible

  • A team approach to treatment

    Regency Hospitals are nationwide leaders in ventilator liberation -- the process of discontinuing mechanical breathing support.  Our program is guided by board-certified pulmonologists, pulmonary program directors, respiratory therapists, nursing and rehabilitation professionals, pharmacists and nutritionists.

  • What we treat


    • Mechanical ventilator dependence

    • Chronic lung diseases, (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, emphysema)

    • Neuromuscular disorders

    • Acute respiratory ailments

    • Pneumonia

    • Post-surgical complications

    • Spinal cord injury

    • Stroke

    • Brain injury

    • Metabolic encephalopathy

Our patients say it best
Veron's story
Helping Veron home
Ventilator liberation is possible. Let us help.

If you or a loved one is experiencing respiratory failure or serious pulmonary disease, Regency Hospitals’ ventilator liberation and multidisciplinary treatment programs can help.