Asthma

Asthma is a chronic disease that affects the airways, the tubes that carry air in and out of the lungs. With asthma, the inside walls of the airways become sore and swollen. 

Programs + Services


Asthma Program

The Asthma Program at Tufts Medical Center in Boston evaluate your asthma triggers and determine the best way to help you eliminate symptoms.
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Exercise Induced Asthma Program

The Division of Allergy at Tufts Medical Center in Boston provides short-term and long-term treatment options for patients with exercised induced asthma
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Doctors + Care Team

John L. Ohman, Jr., MD

John L. Ohman, Jr., MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Chief, Division of Allergy; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5333
Fax #: 617-636-4843

Asthma, hay fever, chronic sinusitis, food allergy, adverse drug reactions, insect sting allergy, occupational allergy/ respiratory disease, atopic eczema, hives/urticaria, adult immunodeficiency, skin testing, pulmonary function testing, allergen challenge

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John Leung, MD

John Leung, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Director, Center for Food Related Diseases at Tufts Medical Center; Co-Director, Food Allergy Center at Tufts Children's Hospital; Allergist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Pediatric Allergy, Gastroenterology, Pediatric Gastroenterology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5883 (Gastroenterology)
Fax #: 617-636-9292

Allergic rhinitis (seasonal allergy), anaphylaxis, angioedema, asthma, celiac disease, chronic urticarial (hives), drug allergies, eczema, eosinophilic esophagitis/eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders, food allergy (e.g. peanuts, cow milk, soy, etc.), food intolerance (lactose, fructose, fructan), food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome (FPIES), immunodeficiency, oral allergy syndrome, pruritus, sinusitis, stinging insect allergy, wheat hypersensitivity

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Sameer K.  Chinoy, MD

Sameer K. Chinoy, MD

Accepting New Patients

LGBTQ Health

Title(s): Primary Care Physician; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Internal Medicine and Adult Primary Care
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5400
Fax #: 617-636-1384

Adult Primary Care

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