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University of Pittsburgh Asthma Institute at UPMC

More than 20 million Americans have been diagnosed with asthma, inhibiting their ability to carry out everyday tasks and activities. Our experienced team at the Asthma Institute, part of UPMC’s Comprehensive Lung Center, offers high-quality care and leading-edge treatments to those affected by the disease.

Established in 2008, the Asthma Institute serves individuals across the country who suffer from asthma, treating cases from the mildest to the most severe. Our team of experts in the care of asthma patients offers an integrated approach to personalized medicine, clinical trials, and cutting-edge research.

Whether you have  been diagnosed with asthma or are just beginning to experience symptoms, the University of Pittsburgh Asthma Institute at UPMC can help you find out what your symptoms mean, create a treatment plan, and ultimately reduce the impact of asthma on your daily life.

Learn more about the partnership between UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh to expand academic research and excellence in asthma.

Our Goals

  • To serve the needs of individuals with asthma through innovative approaches by an integrated team of scientists, clinicians, educators, patients, and the community
  • To become the national and international leader in asthma care and research, effectively delivering quality care while improving the understanding and treatment of asthma
  • To bring together experts in pediatric and adult medicine for a multidisciplinary approach to the clinical care of asthma patients of all ages

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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