Pulmonary Embolism

A pulmonary embolism is a sudden blockage in a lung artery by fat, air, a blood clot, or tumor cells.

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 cancer screening at Tufts MC

Tufts Medical Center in Boston is proud to offer low-dose CT lung cancer screening to qualifying patients.
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Doctors + Care Team

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Ali Irshad, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Vascular Surgeon; Assistant Professor of Surgery, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Surgery, CardioVascular Center, Vascular Surgery
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8094
Fax #: 617-636-8003

Complex open and endovascular aortic surgery, cerebrovascular disease, peripheral arterial disease pulmonary embolism and venous thrombosis

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Ioana R. Preston, MD

Ioana R. Preston, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Pulmonary Function Lab Director; Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Center; 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

Pulmonary hypertension, critical care medicine, general pulmonology

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Sucharita R. Kher, MD

Sucharita R. Kher, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Vice Chair for Clinical Operations and Quality, Department of Medicine; Director, Pulmonary Clinic; 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
Asthma, COPD, Tobacco dependence treatment

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