The Division of Thoracic Surgery, in collaboration with the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, provides comprehensive programs of care for patients with respiratory conditions. Care is provided at The Lung Center, a center of excellence at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
These 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 lung leaders address the unique needs of each patient, delivering the latest innovations in prevention, diagnosis and treatment.
The Airway and Breathing Disorders Programs unite the expertise of pulmonologists, thoracic surgeons, allergists/immunologists, oncologists and occupational medicine specialists providing specialized care for:
The Chest and Lung Cancer Programs combine the skills of a team of medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, thoracic surgeons and pulmonologists, all part of the Lowe Center for Thoracic Oncology within Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center. Specialized programs include:
The Infectious Lung Conditions and Immunologic Disorders Programs integrate a multidisciplinary team of specialists: infectious disease physicians, microbiologists, radiologists, pathologists and thoracic surgeons. These physicians work collaboratively to clarify diagnoses and provide treatment for:
The Respiratory and End-Stage Lung Disease Programs bring together teams of specialists from medicine, surgery and rehabilitation—pulmonologists specializing in critical care medicine, thoracic surgeons, pathologists, radiologists, rheumatologists, respiratory and physical therapists. They provide the following programs:
The Integrative Lung Care Programs provide customizable and personalized programs of care for specific disease areas and target populations. Patients with lung and breathing conditions benefit from the services of one or a combination of these specialized programs: