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At St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, we believe you should breathe easy. The Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care and Sleep Medicine provides a full array of treatments and care for our patients. Whether it’s shortness of breath, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), bronchitis, emphysema or interstitial lung disease - we are dedicated to improving your quality of life.

  “The care at St. Elizabeth’s was life altering
  •   for me.”

        --Patricia, 64-year-old patient from Braintree, after undergoing

  •      bronchial thermoplasty.

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    Our team includes expert pulmonary and critical care specialists, nurses and respiratory therapists who are dedicated to improving your quality of life through accurate and timely diagnoses and the development and execution of a personalized plan of care. From pulmonary function tests to the most advanced minimally invasive interventional procedures, our world class clinicians provide our patients with access to the complete continuum of care with state-of-the-art technology right in your community.

    Services and Clinics

    Illnesses and Diseases

    Our experts can diagnose and treat ailments of lungs and breathing related illnesses, from mild shortness of breath to the most complex diseases of the airways. To learn more, please call us at 617-789-2AIR (2247) 

     Illnesses and Diseases  Our Treatments and Procedures
    Airway Stenosis
    Asthma – mild to severe 
    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) 
    Fibrosis or Idiopathic Interstitial Lung Disease 
    Heart Failure 
    Idiopathic Pulmonary 
    Pleural Effusion 
    Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis 
    Relapsing Polychondritis 
    Wegener’s Granulomatosis  
    Airway Stent Placements
    Bronchial Thermoplasty 
    Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation 
    Chest X-ray 
    Dietary Counseling 
    Endobronchial Brachytherapy
    Endobronchial Laser Therapies including Argon Plasma Coagulation (APC)
    Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS) 
    Endoscopic Lung Volume Reduction 
    Exercise Tests 
    Flexible Bronchoscopy 
    High Resolution CT 
    Home Oxygen 
    Medical Management 
    Photodynamic Therapy 
    Pleuroscopy or Medical Thoracoscopy 
    Pleural Catheters (pigtails and chest tubes) and Tunneled Pleural Catheters 
    Pleural Manometry 
    Pulmonary Function Testing
    Smoking Cessation  
    Tracheostomy and Percutaneous Tracheostomy 
    Transtracheal Oxygen Catheter 
    Tunneled Pleural Catheter  
    Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery  

    For more information, contact us at 617-789-2AIR (2247) or email



    Meet our Specialist: Dr. Peter LaCamera

    Learn more about Dr. LaCamera's experience and expertise treating diseases of the lungs       

    For more information, contact us at 617-789-2AIR (2247) or email


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