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Pulmonary Medicine

Pulmonary Medicine

At St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, our pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine team addresses multiple debilitating conditions, including shortness of breath, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), bronchitis, emphysema, and interstitial lung disease.

Pulmonary Medicine

736 Cambridge St.
Brighton, MA 02135
617-789-2545

doctor with patient

Pulmonary Medicine at St. Elizabeth's

Our team is dedicated to improving your quality of life. Our program provides treatment for:
  • Advanced Obstructive Lung Disease
  • Interstitial Lung Disease    
  • Occupational Lung Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Thoracic Cancers
  • Pleural Diseases
In addition, our physicians offer programs in:
  • Critical Care/Respiratory Intensive Care
  • General Pulmonary Medicine
  • Interventional Pulmonology
  • Respiratory Therapy and Pulmonary Function Testing
  • Sleep Medicine
Lung Cancer Screening Program

St. Elizabeth’s lung cancer screening program, managed in conjunction with the Department of Radiology, is one of only a few local hospitals to offer patients lowest-dose CT scans in the region.

Bronchial Thermoplasty

For severe persistent asthma patients, 18 years and older, whose asthma is still not well controlled despite the use of daily medications, we offer Bronchial Thermoplasty, which is an outpatient procedure that has been clinically shown to improve asthma quality of life and the following benefits:

  • Reduction in asthma attacks
  • Reduction in emergency room visits for respiratory symptoms
  • Reduction in hospitalizations for respiratory symptoms
  • Reduction in days lost from work/school/other activities due to asthma

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Up Close with Peter LaCamera, MD, Pulmonary and Critical Care at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center

Resources

PFF Care Center Network
St. Elizabeth's is proud to be a Boston-area Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) Care Center Network member.
RareDiseaseLive IPF Education
Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) is a rare form of interstitial lung disease that causes scarring of the lungs for an unknown reason. While the root cause of the condition is not yet well understood, patients are being diagnosed and there are treatment options available. Dr. Peter LaCamera discusses this disease, causes and treatment through this free video education from RareDiseaseLive.
Sleep Measuring Device

Our Team

Peter LaCamera, MD
Peter LaCamera, MD

Internal Medicine,
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine

Amit Anand, MD
Amit Anand, MD

Internal Medicine,
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine

Melanie Pogach, MD
Melanie Pogach, MD

Internal Medicine,
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine

Andrew Moraco, MD
Andrew Moraco, MD

Internal Medicine,
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine

Katherine Hendra, MD
Katherine Hendra, MD

Internal Medicine,
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine

John Tedrow, MD
John Tedrow, MD

Internal Medicine,
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine