Private pulmonology

An exclusivity of Lacroix Médecine Privée in Laval

Our lungs are the central organ of the respiratory system. It is therefore with great pleasure that our specialized medical clinic in Laval will welcome Dr. Jad Hobeika, an experienced pulmonologist. The only one of his specialty in private medical practice in Quebec, he will be able to assist you in the diagnosis and management of your respiratory problems. Her human and caring approach will allow you to benefit from her expertise in an environment marked by listening, trust and reassurance.


Note that you can get an appointment with our specialist doctors without a medical prescription


With Dr Jad Hobeika, pulmonologist

Dr Hobeika obtained his doctorate in medicine in 2010. He then continued his specialized training in internal medicine, then subspecialty in pulmonology. He began his practice as a pulmonologist in 2015. From 2015 to 2021, he was the Head of the Pneumology Department at Saint-Eustache Hospital and at Mont-Laurier Hospital. From 2018 to 2021, he was a member of the Executive Committee of the Council of Physicians, Dentists and Pharmacists of the CISSS des Laurentides; the body in charge of controlling the quality of procedures and the excellence of patient care. This involvement in management roles has always aimed to improve the quality of care and make it more accessible.


Dr Hobeika firmly believes in the importance of a humane and personalized approach for each patient, in order to provide effective and high quality health care with respect and trust.

When to consult in pulmonology?

Shortness of breath, cough, sputum, coughing up blood, repeated pneumonia or bronchitis, wheezing or noisy breathing, breathing problems at work or in a particular environment; these are some of the most common symptoms leading to a pulmonology consultation.


A pulmonology consultation could also be relevant for an opinion on various chest X-ray abnormalities (lung nodules or masses, pulmonary fibrosis, chest ganglia abnormalities, accumulation of fluid in the lungs, etc.).


The pulmonologist also has expertise in the diagnosis and management of sleep breathing disorders, such as sleep apnea and nocturnal hypoventilation.

Conditions that can be addressed in consultation with Dr Jad Hobeika, pulmonologist:

  • Asthma
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Interstitial lung disease / pulmonary fibrosis
  • Respiratory infections
  • Respiratory failure
  • Cancers of the lungs, bronchi or pleura
  • Smoking-related diseases (chronic bronchitis, pulmonary emphysema, etc.)
  • Bronchospasm
  • Pneumonia
  • Bronchiectasis

  • Pleural effusion
  • Lung nodule or mass
  • Intra-thoracic lymphadenopathy
  • Haemoptysis
  • Respiratory sleep disorders (obstructive apnea, nocturnal hypoventilation, nocturnal hypoxemia)
  • Asbestosis and other lung problems caused by asbestos
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chronic cough
  • Etc.

A few of our services in pulmonology :

  • Simple spirometry
    Spirometry, also called Pulmonary Function Test or Respiratory Function Test, is the most effective way to test how well your lungs are working and to see if you have asthma or COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease).
  • Pre/post Bronchodilator Spirometry
    Spirometry with measurement of the response to the bronchodilator is a necessary test for the diagnosis of a chronic obstructive syndrome such as asthma or other COPD. This test is indicated for clients with risk factors or symptoms (wheezing, shortness of breath, cough) resembling those of asthma.
  • TFR – Test of Respiratory Function with methacoline provocation, also called Bronchial Provocation Test

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