Brigham and Women's Hospital Severe Asthma Program

The Brigham and Women’s Hospital Severe Asthma Program, part of the Mass General Brigham Asthma Center, provides state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic options to improve the respiratory health of patients with severe asthma. Our center has a multidisciplinary approach to the care of patients whose asthma has been difficult to manage with conventional therapies.

How We Can Help

  • Confirming the diagnosis of asthma
  • Identifying the type of asthma
  • Allergy testing
  • Initiation of biologic treatments
  • Allergen immunotherapy
  • Aspirin desensitization
  • Adjunctive therapies
  • Education on asthma triggers, inhaler use, and management plans
  • Assessment of asthma co-morbidities with referral services to pulmonary rehabilitation, gastroenterology, otolaryngology, and psychiatry
  • Participation in clinical trials and translational research

What Sets Us Apart

  • Our integrated network of care providers ensures comprehensive care
  • We have extensive experience with the management of severe asthma and extensive experience using biologic agents for asthma
  • We train asthma educators and run courses on poorly-controlled asthma
  • We perform research from the basic biology of lung cells to translational studies to clinical trials.

Our Experts

Schedule an Appointment

  • Call the BWH Allergy and Clinical Immunology Clinic at (617) 732-9850 and ask for an appointment with either Dr. Barrett or Dr. Foer.
  • Call The Lung Center at 1-844-BWH-LUNG (1-844-294-5864) to make an appointment with Severe Asthma Program
  • Email us at

Our Locations

Mass General Brigham Healthcare Center (Chestnut Hill)
850 Boylston Street
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital
1153 Centre Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

Brigham and Women’s Hospital
15 Francis Street
Boston MA 02115

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