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Robert M. Lombard M.D.


             In 1978, Robert M. Lombard, M.D. brought hyperbaric medicine to the Susquehanna River Valley in Pennsylvania. He began with a single monoplace chamber in the Columbia Hospital, in Lancaster County.  Six months later, he opened his own clinic, the Hyperbaric Oxygenation Medical Center.  This private clinic had three monoplace chambers available to outpatients, and an additional chamber remained in the hospital.  Soon realizing the great need for this type of medical application, he expanded the center in 1984, eventually adding a fourth monoplace chamber, and making it the largest free-standing hyperbaric facility in the northeast.  Today, the Medical Center remains one of the largest free-standing hyperbaric facilities on the east coast, employing medical professionals who collectively have over 60 years of experience in hyperbaric medicine!


When Dr. Lombard retired in 2000, his family renamed the center to honor the man who brought to the community a commitment to excellence, and progressive and affordable medical technology: a commitment his family carries on today .        

Our Mission

The Robert M. Lombard Hyperbaric Oxygenation Medical Center is committed to providing affordable hyperbaric oxygen in a free-standing clinic setting.  Our professional and trained staff will care for each patient with dignity, respect and patience.  We aim to answer questions about hyperbaric oxygen in a way that can be understood by all patients and their families.

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Our Goal

To provide a professional and friendly atmosphere while recognizing and meeting the needs of patients and their families.

We are known as the
Hyperbaric Oxygenation Medical Center
to many of our friends and in professional circles.

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