Lung Diseases

Lung diseases refers to many disorders affecting the lungs, such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, infections like influenza, pneumonia and tuberculosis, lung cancer and many other breathing problems.

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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Comprehensive Thoracic Program

The Comprehensive Thoracic Program provides high-quality multidisciplinary care for patients in the community with benign and malignant chest, lung and esophageal conditions and other thoracic disease.
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Doctors + Care Team

Antonio D. Lassaletta, MD

Antonio D. Lassaletta, MD

Accepting New Patients

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

General thoracic and foregut surgery, minimally invasive thoracic surgery, surgical robotics

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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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Maher Tabba, MD

Maher Tabba, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): ICU Director, MelroseWakefield Hospital; Director, Interventional Pulmonary Service; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6377
Fax #: 617-636-1649

Interventional pulmonology, thoracic oncology, general pulmonology

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Sucharita R. Kher, MD

Sucharita R. Kher, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Director, Outpatient Pulmonary Clinic; Pulmonary Attending Physician; Instructor, 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

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