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Programs + Services

Thoracic Surgery

The Division of Thoracic Surgery at Tufts MC in Boston provides cutting-edge, patient-centered care for the wide range of thoracic disorders and diseases.

Pulmonary Clinic

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

Pulmonary Function Laboratory

The Pulmonary Function Laboratory at Tufts MC in Boston evaluates lung function in patients to aid in the diagnosis of respiratory conditions.

Doctors + Care Team

Ioana R. Preston, MD

Ioana R. Preston, MD

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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Laurence H. Brinckerhoff, MD

Laurence H. Brinckerhoff, MD

Title(s): 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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Quality + Safety

A world-class teaching hospital shouldn’t make you feel small.  At Tufts Medical Center the patient is at the center of everything that we do.  This means we’re committed to providing the highest quality of care in a safe, friendly environment.

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200 Years of Caring for the Community

Tufts Medical Center has been taking care of Boston and the surrounding community for more than 200 years.

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