New England Baptist Hospital pulmonary specialists offer the full range of prevention, education, diagnostic, and treatment services for adults with diseases of the lung. These include asthma, emphysema, bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, lung cancer, and interstitial lung diseases. We also provide individualized education and support services for asthma and other pulmonary concerns including smoking cessation. We offer exercise physiology testing and prescriptions for getting started on a sensible program of physical activity and conditioning.
Sleep-related breathing disorders have become an increasingly recognized condition that can affect all aspects of a person's health and quality of life. Our pulmonologists are experts in diagnosing these disorders and getting patients the best treatment possible.
At New England Baptist Hospital, our pulmonary specialists work closely with other specialists. Through our smoking cessation program, we partner with behavioral specialists to treat smoking and related illnesses. In the surgical realm, pulmonary specialists are often brought in to treat chronic obstructive lung disease to aid a patient's ability to manage anesthesia and surgery. This comprehensive approach to patient care helps us provide the most advanced evaluation and treatment available.