Even if there is no underlying disease, a chronic cough can be debilitating – triggering additional problems, from fatigue, to dizziness and headache to fractured ribs and anxiety. Cough is one of the top reasons for visits to a primary care physician. A persistent or worrisome cough requires the attention of lung health specialists. Learn more about cough.
Board certified pulmonologists and thoracic surgeons who specialize in cough at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Lung Center provide comprehensive care for patients. Our clinical experience and collaboration with clinicians throughout BWH, including allergy and immunology and the Voice Center, results in a highly informed diagnosis and a cohesive treatment plan. We focus on finding answers and bringing relief to patients with complex cough – even those who have suffered for years.
The Lung Center is located at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) at the 15 Francis Street entrance. Thoracic surgery, pulmonary and critical care medicine and thoracic imaging are adjacent to one another, making accessibility and appointment scheduling seamless.