Duke Hyperbaric Chamber

The Duke Center for Hyperbaric Medicine and Environmental Physiology

is the Southeast’s regional referral center for Hyperbaric Medicine. It is a multi-place, critical care-oriented, hyperbaric facility available 24 hours a day.

The large open interior of the main treatment chamber at Duke

Duke Facts:
• Duke is the only hyperbaric facility in North Carolina accredited by the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society
• Duke is the only facility in the Mid Atlantic Region staffed with physicians who are all board certified in the speciality of Hyperbaric Medicine.
• Duke is the first hyperbaric center in North America to receive UHMS accreditation “With Distinction.”
• Duke is the only civilian hyperbaric facility in the United States that carries the US Navy Certification.

Mike Natoli at the console controls

The center faculty comprise the physicians and staff of Duke Dive Medicine, a medical practice specializing in the physiology of human exposure to extreme environments. The facility is internationally recognized for its research in the areas of carbon monoxide poisoning, decompression sickness, oxygen toxicity and the adverse effects of radiation, and is the advisory center for DiveAssure. The Center also serves as the backup facility in the area for the treatment of diving injuries for the United States Armed Forces as well as the Environmental Protection Agency, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and local police, fire, and rescue agencies.

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Hyperbaric Medicine

The Duke Center for Hyperbaric Medicine and Environmental Physiologyis the Southeast’s regional referral center for Hyperbaric Medicine. It is a multi-place, critical care-oriented, hyperbaric facility available 24 hours a day.   Duke Chamber Facts: •    Duke is the only hyperbaric facility in North Carolina accredited by the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society •    Duke is …

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Altitude Medicine

The Duke Center for Hyperbaric Medicine and Environmental Physiology also conducts research on altitude physiology Currently funded projects include projects for: DARPA (Defense Advance Research Projects Agency), NASA, ONR and NAVSEA.

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Duke Faculty and Staff

go to Salt Lake City Faculty Richard Edward Moon, MD Professor of Anesthesiology Professor of Medicine Medical Director, Hyperbaric Center Interim Chief of General, Vascular and Transplant Research interests include the study of cardiorespiratory function in humans exposed to environmental conditions ranging from 200 feet of seawater depth to high altitude, gas exchange during diving, …

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Address for the Chamber

  Duke Center For Hyperbaric Medicine & Environmental Physiology Address: Trent Dr., Building CR2 Room 0584, Box 3823 Durham, NC 27710 Appointments: 919-684-6726 Emergency: 919-684-8111 Map to the chamber

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International Faculty

Enrico Camporesi Emeritus Professor, Univ of South Florida Anesthesiology - Diving Medicine - Hyperbaric Medicine - Respiration Physiology                  Gerardo Bosco, MD Dipartimento di Neuroimaging, Divisione di Scienze Mediche di base ed applicate, Facoltà di Medicina e Chirurgia, Università G d’Annunzio Dipartimento di Anatomia e Fisiologia, Sezione di Fisiologia Umana, Facoltà …

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Salt Lake City Faculty

Salt Lake Experience photos go to Durham Faculty William Tettelbach, MD, FACP, CWS (SLC program director) William Tettelbach is a wound and hyperbaric medicine specialist who is currently based in Salt Lake City, UT. In 1987 he obtained a B.S. degree in molecular biology upon graduating from Vanderbilt University as well as a medical degree …

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Atlantis Dive Series Videos (2225 fsw dive)

Videos of the 1981 Atlantis Series Dives atlantis2,  atlantis3

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Chamber Pictures

Recent Photos of the Duke Hyperbaric Chamber

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History of Duke Chambers

Fifty One Years of History The initial chamber for Hypo-Hyperbaric research was installed at Duke in 1963. During the years between 1963 and 1968, the major investigational activity was directed toward descriptive studies of the effects of hyperbaric oxygen. Oxygen toxicity, problems of oxygen transport through defective macro and micro circulations, physiological effects of hyperoxia …

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