Asthma

Asthma is a chronic disease that affects the airways, the tubes that carry air in and out of the lungs. With asthma, the inside walls of the airways become sore and swollen. 

Programs + Services


Asthma Program

The Asthma Program at Tufts Medical Center in Boston evaluate your asthma triggers and determine the best way to help you eliminate symptoms.
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Exercise Induced Asthma Program

The Division of Allergy at Tufts Medical Center in Boston provides short-term and long-term treatment options for patients with exercised induced asthma
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Doctors + Care Team

Sameer K.  Chinoy, MD

Sameer K. Chinoy, MD

Accepting New Patients

LGBTQ+ Health

Virtual Appointments Available

Online Scheduling Available

Title(s): Primary Care Physician; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Internal Medicine and Adult Primary Care
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5400
Fax #: 617-636-1384

Adult Primary Care

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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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Anilkumar Katta, MD

Anilkumar Katta, MD

Accepting New Patients

LGBTQ+ Health

Title(s): Allergist and Clinical Immunologist
Department(s): Medicine, Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5333
Fax #: 617-636-4843

Allergic rhinitis, Asthma, Immunodeficiency, Hives, Angioedema (swelling), Food Allergy, Drug Allergy, Nasal Polyps, Bee sting Allergy

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