Any great pulmonary docs in Boston or NorthEast?

Posted by jamieh @jamieh, Sep 1 4:13pm

After years of lung problems and diverse/changing diagnosis from lousy pulmonary docs, still coughing up phlegm all the time, with little benefit from Symbicort inhaler. Based on this group's advice– I have an interview tomorrow with a pulmonary nurse for an appointment at NJH. However, I live in Western MA and am worried: flights to Denver are very expensive and long. Ok, the top 3 clinics are far away– but any recommendations in New England, East coast?

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I'm in Connecticut and going to the Winchester Chest Clinic associated with Yale Hospital here in Ct. I have bronchiectasis with MAC and cavitation and my pulmonologist has me on the road to recovery. 3 negative sputums and I just started the meds in March.

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Dr Metersky in head of the bronchiectasis center in Farmington, CT. There is a BE/NTM support group in Boston that might also have suggestions. You can email the group leaders Bonnie and Cathy-Boston@ntminfo.org

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Thank you so much! I am going to Farmington CT to see a Neurologist on another matter next week— so I’ll know the way! And I’ve drive to New Haven, too. Many thanks for your recommendations.

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If you have access to Johns Hopkins in Bayview, MD (east of Baltimore), my husband’s ID/Pulmonologist is on the NTM list and is very good. Elisa Ignatius.
Best of luck with your search.

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