Respiratory Therapy

Our Respiratory Therapy Department offers full-service testing and therapy care to all ages on an inpatient, outpatient, and emergency basis. The services provided are designed to assess, diagnose, treat, and educate the patients of Citizens Medical Center, Colby, KS and surrounding northwest Kansas communities.  All of the services provided by the Cardiopulmonary team assist medical providers and other health care professionals, in providing high-quality respiratory care.


Diagnostic Services


  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Holter/Event monitoring
  • GXT Cardiac Stress Testing
  • Pulmonary Function Testing
  • Diffusion Studies
  • Plethysmography
  • Overnight Oximetry
  • Arterial Blood Gas Testing
  • 6-minute Walk Ambulatory/Oximetry Testing
  • Carbon Monoxide Monitoring
  • Home Sleep Testing

Therapeutic Services


  • Inhaled Medication Therapy
  • Oxygen and Heliox Therapy
  • Intrapulmonary Percussion Therapy
  • Bipap/Cpap
  • Non-invasive ventilation
  • Ventilator support
  • Bronchiolitis Clinic
  • Chest Physical Therapy

Educational Services


  • CE’s are available for Respiratory Care

Contact Us

Respiratory Therapy
100 E. College Drive
Colby, KS 67701
Phone: (785) 460-1263
Monday-Friday 7:00 am – 9:00 pm
On-Call/Available 24 hours