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.


New at CHA

  • Pulmonary Rehab Program at CHA Everett Hospital (learn more)
  • Sleep Lab at CHA Somerville Hospital

Conditions Treated

    • Asthma
    • Shortness of breath
    • Emphysema
    • Bronchitis
    • Pulmonary hypertension
    • Pneumonia
    • Interstitial lung disease
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Lung cancer
    • Sleep apnea
    • Pulmonary Rehab
    • Other lung or breathing problems

Services or Tests

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

Ages Seen

  • Age 16 and older - Medical Specialties
  • Age 0-18 - Pediatric Pulmonology Clinic
    (call 617-665-1264)

    Contact Us

  • CHA Medical Specialties

    All Locations
    P: (617) 665-1552
  • Pediatric Pulmonology Clinic

    Cambridge Hospital 1493 Cambridge St. Cambridge, MA 02139
    P: (617) 665-1264 F: (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. 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