Interstitial Lung Diseases

Interstitial lung diseases happen when the lungs are scarred. This health condition makes it difficult for the body to get enough oxygen.

Programs + Services


Interstitial Lung Disease Treatment at Tufts MC

Tufts Medical Center in Boston is proud to offer expert care for patients with interstitial lung diseases.
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Interstitial Lung Disease

Tufts Medical Center's Interstitial Lung Disease Treatment Program provides advanced diagnosis options that help determine treatment for this disease
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Doctors + Care Team

Kedar S. Deshpande, MD, FCCP

Kedar S. Deshpande, MD, FCCP

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Pulmonologist, Intensivist
Department(s): Pulmonary, Pulmonary Critical Care
Appt. Phone: 508-383-1525
Fax #: 508-383-1570

COVID, Long COVID, Asthma, COPD, Pulmonary hypertension, Interstitial Lung Disease, Sarcoidosis, Shortness of Breath, Lung Cancer

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Greg L. Schumaker, MD

Greg L. Schumaker, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Medical Director, Lowell General Hospital ICU; Section Chief of Critical Care, Lowell General Hospital; Director, Rapid Response Team; Adult Sleep Medicine Attending; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6377
Fax #: 617-636-1649

Pulmonary diseases, critical care medicine, adult sleep medicine

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Research + Clinical Trials


A Phase 2, Randomized, Double-Blind, Multicenter, Placebo-Controlled Study to Evaluate the Safety and Tolerability of Treprostinil Palmitil Inhalation Powder in Participants With Pulmonary Hypertension Associated With Interstitial Lung Disease

This is a Phase 2 study investigating safety and tolerability of Inhaled Treprostinil in participants with Pulmonary Hypertension associated with Interstitial Lung Disease.
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