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Asthma & COPD Center Services

The University of Chicago Medicine offers a holistic, multidisciplinary approach to the management of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This includes:

  • Ongoing asthma and COPD management provided by physicians who specialize in the care of these respiratory conditions
  • Treatment for patients with severe or labile (unstable) asthma or COPD
  • Bronchial thermoplasty, the first and only non-drug therapy to treat severe asthma
  • Comprehensive evaluation of asthma and COPD, including pulmonary-function testing, allergy testing, bronchoscopy, testing of exhaled nitric oxide, radiographs and assessment by a physician
  • Educational guidance and resources on how to manage asthma and COPD, including correct use of medications, avoiding triggers, and what to do if you have trouble breathing
  • Expert counseling and medications to help with smoking cessation