Centers of Excellence

The Lung Center

The Lung Center

The Lung Center at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) provides comprehensive, customized care for all lung patients by bringing together a multidisciplinary team of medical and surgical experts from the Divisions of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and Thoracic Surgery and the Lowe Center for Thoracic Oncology within Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center.

Thirty six programs—for common, chronic and critical respiratory conditions— integrate the skills of sub-specialists across a dozen disciplines, all with focused training in specific lung diseases. Together, our specialized lung teams address the unique needs of each patient, delivering the latest innovations in prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

Our Lung Research Center, part of the Brigham Research Institute, is one of the country's top-funded NIH institutions for lung disease. Here, our Harvard Medical School-affiliated researchers investigate discoveries in cancer genetics, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma and much more—developing breakthrough treatments for lung patients worldwide.

Brigham and Women’s Hospital clinicians provide specialized care for Airway and Breathing Disorders.

Airway and Breathing Disorders

Working together in focused teams, our clinicians provide specialized care for specific airway diseases and disorders of the chest wall and diaphragm.

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Chest and Lung Cancer Programs

Experience medical and surgical specialists deliver the latest advancements in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of lung and chest cancers.

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Infectious and Immunologic Disorders Programs

Our team of specialists collaborates with our diagnostic laboratories to clarify diagnoses and provide optimal treatments for a range of conditions.

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Respiratory Failure and End-stage Lung Disease Programs

Respiratory Failure and End-stage Lung Disease Programs

Our experts use restorative, resuscitative and interventional therapies to treat patients with respiratory failure and end-stage lung disease.

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Integrative Lung Care Programs

Integrative Lung Care Programs

Highly-trained physicians and specialists develop customizable and personalized programs of care for specific disease areas and target populations.

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Lung, Chest and Airway Diseases and Conditions

Diseases and Conditions

Our multidisciplinary teams include thoracic surgeons and pulmonologists provide comprehensive care for the full range of lung conditions.

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Innovation and Discovery

Brigham and Women’s Hospital has been the site of important medical and surgical innovations in lung and respiratory health care for over a century.

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