The University of Pittsburgh Asthma Institute at UPMC is dedicated to improving the health and wellness of asthmatics. Our team uses a personalized care approach to effectively diagnose and treat patients from mild to severe cases.
When a patient comes to us at the Asthma Institute they are carefully evaluated to determine if they have asthma and then furthermore what type and what treatment will be best to treat it effectively. We offer the latest advancements in diagnostic testing, including spirometry, lung volumes, methacholine challenge and other pulmonary function testing methods.
The Asthma institute team includes:
- Clinical Psychologist
Additionally, our doctors have dedicated their careers to studying the disease (conducting research):
- To improve the health and wellness of asthmatics
- To advance the understanding of asthma and the treatment of asthma
- To learn more about how our physical, social, environmental, cultural, and genetic factors affect the health of asthmatics