Institute for Asthma and Other Lung Diseases

Asthma and Lung Diseases

The Institute for Asthma and Other Lung Diseases at NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital brings together a unique group of pulmonary specialists and medical services to offer coordinated, comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of a broad range of lung conditions including asthma and many others.

Our physicians are experts on the latest and most advanced asthma treatments, some of which are very effective. Anyone observing or experiencing an "asthma attack" should try to stay as calm as possible, administer medication, and/or call 9-1-1 immediately. It is essential that asthma attacks are treated as quickly as possible.

Cough, shortness of breath, abnormal breathing patterns, chest pain, and chest tightness are the most common clinical signs of lung disease. It is important that anyone who experiences these symptoms seeks medical care as soon as possible.

With our Pulmonary Function Laboratory, our Center for Sleep Disorders and other advanced diagnostic equipment, and with our full range of pulmonary specialists, we can provide the best possible options to diagnose and treat virtually any lung-related condition. Though lung diseases and their symptoms can be stressful, our patients breathe easier knowing they are connected to a vast network of lung care.

Because early detection of lung cancer increases the chances for a good outcome, we encourage patients to learn whether they are considered to be at risk for the disease. View more information about NYP Brooklyn Methodist's Fred L.Mazzilli Free Lung Cancer Screening Program here and learn whether or not you are at special risk and eligible to participate.

To request educational speakers or other community participation from NYPBMH relating to the Institute for Asthma and Lung Diseases, or for more information, please visit the relevant Community Education and Programs pages and then contact the Department of Public Affairs with your request or inquiry.

Asthma and Other Lung Disease Programs

Asthma

The Institute provides a comprehensive approach to managing asthma in adults and children.

Pulmonary Hypertension

NYP Brooklyn Methodist is the only center in Brooklyn with an integrated approach to diagnosing and managing pulmonary hypertension.

Sleep Disorders

The Center for Sleep Disorders is a state-of-the-art facility designed to meet our important goal of providing

Interstitial Lung Disease

The diagnosis of interstitial lung disease is made after physicians check inflamed cells in the lung, ...

Interventional Pulmonology

Interventional pulmonologists perform on an outpatient basis and patients recover quickly.

Lung Cancer

Our doctors diagnose, evaluate, and treat lung tumors and lung cancer cells with surgery and other ...

Pulmonary Testing

The Pulmonary Function Laboratory at NYP Brooklyn Methodist is staffed by board certified registered respiratory therapists ...

Occupational Lung Disease

Lung specialists at NYP Brooklyn Methodist diagnose and treat occupational lung cancer caused by the inhalation of carcinogens ...

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Specialists prescribe various treatments for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Pulmonary Rehabilitation

A  team of doctors, nurses and respiratory, physical, and occupational therapists help patients ...

Infectious Lung Disease

Physicians identify and treat infectious lung diseases.

Thoracic Robotic Surgery

The best physicians and facility for thoracic surgery are in Brooklyn at NYP Brooklyn Methodist Hospital . . .

Other Asthma and Lung Diseases Services

Asthma Services for Children

NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital lung doctors recognize the unique characteristics of childhood asthma.