Emphysema

Emphysema is a type of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) involving damage to the air sacs (alveoli) in the lungs.

Programs + Services


Pulmonary Clinic

The Pulmonary Clinic at Tufts Medical Center in downtown Boston provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment of a wide range of pulmonary problems.
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Lung Volume Reduction Surgery

Lung Volume Reduction Surgery is performed at Tufts Medical Center to improve the lives of patients whose lungs have been compromised by COPD or emphysema.
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Doctors + Care Team

Laurence H. Brinckerhoff, MD

Laurence H. Brinckerhoff, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Chief, Thoracic Surgery; Surgeon; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Surgery, General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5589
Fax #: 617-636-9095

Thoracic surgical oncology, minimally invasive surgery, clinical trials, tumor immunology

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