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If you have problems with your lungs or breathing, UMass Memorial Medical Center doctors can help improve your health and well-being. Pulmonary medicine, or pulmonology, is the specialty that deals with these problems of the respiratory system. Our team works with you to address your specific medical needs, educate you about your lung disorder and help you manage your condition.

You can breathe easier knowing that our pulmonary medicine services have achieved international recognition for patient care and research. The Will Rogers Foundation recognizes our fellowship- training program for new pulmonary physicians as a Program of Excellence.

Lung Disorders We Treat

Our Medical Center doctors diagnose and treat a wide range of lung disorders. This broad scope of services combined with our high standards ensures that you’ll receive the best care possible. Lung disorders we treat include:

  • Abnormal chest X-ray
  • Allergic reactions
  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Chest pain
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (also known as COPD)
  • Cough
  • Coughing up blood
  • Emphysema
  • Excessive mucus production
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Lung cancer
  • Nasal allergies
  • Occupational lung disease
  • Pulmonary fibrosis
  • Respiratory problems associated with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (also known as ALS) and other neuromuscular diseases
  • Shortness of breath
  • Sinus infections
  • Sleep disorders
  • Wheezing

You can also find additional Lung Disorders care and services at our community satellite, UMass Memorial at Southborough/Marlborough Hospital Specialty Care, located at 28 Newton Street in Southborough.