Conditions & Treatments
Pulmonary Vascular Disease ProgramInternal Medicine
The internationally renowned specialists in our unique, multidisciplinary program address the complex needs of patients suffering from pulmonary hypertension. Pulmonary hypertension is high blood pressure in the arteries of the lungs, which makes the heart work harder and can lead to heart failure. If it is diagnosed properly and without delay, we have very effective therapies that can slow the progression of your disease and possibly reverse some of the damage to the lungs and heart. Our doctors have extensive experience dealing with pulmonary hypertension and we treat adults and children over the age of 12. We are fully committed to defeating pulmonary hypertension and providing world-class service to you, regardless of the cause of...
Scleroderma and Myositis ProgramInternal Medicine
Scleroderma (also known as systemic sclerosis) is a rheumatologic disease that results in chronic hardening and tightening of connective tissues. Our program comprises doctors from rheumatology, allergy & clinical immunology, pulmonary critical care, cardiology gastroenterology, nephrology, and dermatology with special expertise in scleroderma.The team provides coordinated, multidisciplinary, and compassionate care for patients and all the parts of the body scleroderma affects, including the skin, lung, heart, kidneys, and gastrointestinal system. We also address functional, nutritional, psychological, gynecological, urological, and/or sexual health challenges. The goal is improved quality of life, enhanced patient satisfaction, and better...
Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep MedicineInternal Medicine
Our nationally and internationally recognized specialists offer comprehensive evaluation, diagnosis and treatment for patients who have diseases that affect the lungs and breathing.We treat problems including:Asthma and airway diseasesAdult cystic fibrosisLung cancerInterstitial lung diseasePulmonary vascular diseasesSleep apnea and other sleep disordersChronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseTuberculosisPulmonary embolismWe treat patients in a large outpatient program in the Winchester Chest Center and through hospital inpatient and primary care services. Specialized physicians staff Yale's critical care services 24/7 and offer state-of-the-art critical care interventions. Winchester Chest Center is adjacent to a state-of-the-art Pulmonary...