Kelly Maycumber, Respiratory Therapist
Kelly Maycumber’s interest in pulmonary health began while caring for her asthmatic son in Fort Riley, Kansas. After 30 years as a respiratory therapist, she has worked in nearly every medical setting, from performing diagnostics to assisting with bronchoscopies , from attending high risk births, to pulmonary rehabilitation. She has spent the majority of her career caring for elderly and pediatric patients in both home and office environments. Kelly has served Whatcom, Island and Skagit Counties with her diverse skill set for nearly 20 years, after being recruited by a company to start their Cpap/Bipap program in Bellingham. She is a long-standing member of the American Association of Respiratory Care, and the National Board for Respiratory Care. She specializes in COPD management, as well as sleep and non-invasive ventilation therapies. She has a specific interest in the ALS population and in finding a cure for this devastating disease.
When not helping others breathe easier, Kelly can be found on her Whatcom County farm, spending time with family, and enjoying the outdoors with her Arabian horses and a menagerie of other animals.
Amrit Kaur, Respiratory Therapist
Amrit Kaur has been a respiratory therapist for over a decade and holds a degree in Science of Respiratory Care from Butte College in Central California. She began her professional career in the hospital. This included general floor care, ER, ICU and Cardiac ICU while managing postoperative ventilators for critically ill patients. Amrit’s career was deeply influenced by her grandmother’s undiagnosed COPD. This played a role in her transition from the hospital environment to homecare in order to better manage the long term disease process of her patients. She has served all ages as an RT, from infants to the elderly, and specializes in sleep and non-invasive ventilation. Amrit is a member of the American Association of Respiratory Care and the National Board for Respiratory Care and maintains her license by ongoing education in areas such as asthma, ALS and COPD management. In addition, she stays current on updated technology, as it becomes available, for ventilators and other respiratory equipment. Amrit feels strongly about providing compassionate, personalized care to all patients.
When not at work Amrit enjoys her family, including cooking with her young son, photography and hiking and exploring in the beautiful Pacific Northwest.