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:
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.