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Pulmonology

Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine

CHA pulmonary specialists see people with lung and breathing problems, but also help with severe allergies, sleep disorders and other lung conditions.

Common reasons for a referral:

Asthma  Shortness of breath 
Emphysema Bronchitis
Pulmonary hypertension Pneumonia
Interstitial lung disease Sarcoidosis
Lung cancer Sleep apnea

Our services include:

Bronchoscopy - allows your doctor to see inide your throat and lungs
Pulmonary function testing - helps your doctor diagnose lung problems
Lung biopsy - takes a tissue sample for further testing
Sleep study - assesses how well you breathe during sleep
Respiratory therapy - helps you improve your breathing




Contact Us

Cambridge Hospital
Phone: 617-665-1552
Fax: 617-665-1425

Somerville Hospital
Phone: 617-591-4350
Fax: 617-591-4360

Whidden Hospital
Phone: 617-394-7600
Fax: 617-381-7118

Pediatric Pulmonology Clinic
Phone: 617-665-1264
Fax: 617-665-1835


Asthma 101

Alexander White, MDMore than 20 million Americans have asthma, and this year, more than 4,000 will die from asthma attacks. As May is Asthma and Allergy awareness month, we asked Alexander White, MD, our Chief of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine to provide an overview of asthma. Find out more about this potentially deadly but very controllable disease.

Learn more about the CHA Pulmonology team