呼吸科前身为建于1957年的呼吸组和肝病组 ，为国内最早建立的中医专科 ，是首都医科大学呼吸学系成员单位 。五十年来涌现出许公岩、曹希平等5位国家级名老中医 ，积累了丰富的经验和效验方 ，感冒清热冲剂、清肺丸、止嗽化痰定喘丸、养阴益气合剂、金花清感颗粒等在北京地区享有盛誉 。近年来承担国家、省部级课题5项 。曾获中华中医药学会和华夏医学奖奖励 。呼吸科拥有肺功能、支气管镜、胸腔镜、高分辨螺旋CT等设备 ，可开展呼吸危急中重症机械通气救治 。呼吸科拥有一支专业医疗团队 ，正主任医师5人 ，副主任医师4人 ，硕士以上学位6人 ，病房床位34张 ，年门诊量达12万人次 ，在难治性肺部感染、难治性哮喘、弥漫性肺间质疾病、不明原因发热等的诊治方面中医疗效显著 。
Respiratory department of Beijing Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital, formerly known as a combining department of respiratory group and liver disease group ,was built in 1957,which is one of the earliest founded TCM Specialty department in China, and is a member of the Respiratory Diseases Department of Capital Medical University. For almost fifty years, there are five national famous veteran reran doctors of TCM emerged from here , such as Xu Gongyan, Cao Xiping and so on. In this department, doctors has accumulated a remarkable clinical diagnosis and treatment experience, and created lots of effective empirical prescription. The common cold granule, Qinfei pill, Zhisouhuatandingchuan pills, Yangyinyiqi agent, and Jinhuaqinggan granule etc. enjoy high reputation in the Beijing area .TCM's effect is remarkable in diagnosis and therapy of Refractory pulmonary infection, refractory asthma, diffuse pulmonary interstitial disease ,fever of unknown origin and so on. In recent years, we have undertaken five national, provincial and ministerial level projects, and were rewarded the Association of Chinese Medicine and China Medicine awards. It is equipped with adequate clinical inspect equipments, such as lung function test, bronchoscope, thoracoscopy, high resolution spiral CT, and can carry out emergency treatment of critical respiratory diseases and mechanical ventilation. Respiratory department has a professional medical team, including 5 chief physicians, 4 deputy chief physicians, in which 6 physicians have master degree. It has 34 beds in the ward and over 120,000 outpatient amounts per year, admits incurable severe patients coming from all over the country.