Doctor with a lung patient

The Dorothy P. and Richard P. Simmons Center for Interstitial Lung Disease at UPMC

Hope for People with Interstitial Lung Diseases

Optimal care for interstitial lung diseases (ILDs) depends heavily on a team of specialists whose complementary skills provide each patient with a full range of options.

Getting the most out of treatment may require a combination of:

  • Standard therapies
  • Investigational trials
  • Support by caring clinicians and other patients and family members who have "been there"

It is exactly this combination of specialized care, research excellence, and patient support at the Simmons Center that sets the high standard of care for interstitial lung disease at UPMC.

News & Events

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) Webinar
The Simmons Center's Kathleen Oare Lindell, PhD, RN, is featured in a webinar, " Living with IPF and Being an Effective Patient Advocate for IPF," hosted by the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation.

PA State IPF Registry

IPF Patient Education Event
View event details.​

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