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​Our UPMC Asthma Institute Experts

The University of Pittsburgh Asthma Institute at UPMC, includes specialists who are board-certified in the fields of pulmonary medicine, critical care medicine, and allergic disorders of the lung.

In addition to providing care for your illness, staff take an active part in asthma education and the training of new physicians.

The team at the Asthma Institute includes:

  • ​Allergists
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Pulmonologists
  • Pediatricians
  • Researchers​​​​

Personalized Asthma Care

During the diagnosis of asthma, you may see several different types of clinicians and experience a variety of tests. Your physicians will need to know your symptoms and your medical history in order to best diagnose you.​

Other respiratory illnesses have similar symptoms to asthma, so it is important that your clinician have all the information necessary to make an accurate diagnosis and prescribe the most effective treatment.

Asthma Institute Leadership

Asthma Institute Faculty and Staff

Learn more about Asthma Institute faculty and staff.​​​

Contact Us

Comprehensive Lung Center

To make an appointment with an asthma doctor or to refer a patient, please call:

412-648-6161 or

Asthma Institute

To learn more about asthma research or participating in a research study, visit the University of Pittsurgh Asthma Institute, or call:

412-647-9955 or

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For help in finding a doctor or health service that suits your needs, call the UPMC Referral Service at 412-647-UPMC (8762) or 1-800-533-UPMC (8762). Select option 1.

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