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Colleen L. Channick, MD

Director, Interventional Pulmonology Program

  • Phone: 617-643-7625
Departments
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Department of Medicine
Clinical Interests
Interventional pulmonolgy
Lung cancer
Pleural Disease
Diseases of the central airways
Endobronchial ultrasound
Superdimension navigational bronchoscopy
Flexible and rigid bronchoscopy
Airway laser therapy and stent placement
Thoracentesis, Chest tube and Tunneled pleural placement
Endobronchial valve placement and bronchial thermoplasty
Locations
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, Harvard Medical School
Residency, UCSD Medical Center
Fellowship, UCSD Medical Center
Board Certifications
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Critical Care Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine
Gender
Female
Foreign Languages
Spanish
Patient Age Group
Adult
Accepting New Patients
Yes

BiographyAfter serving as director of the Interventional Pulmonary Unit at the University of Califormia San Diego Medical Center, Dr. Colleen Channick moved to Boston in 2009 to establish the Pulmonary Special Procedures Unit and the Interventional Pulmonology Program at MGH. The program diagnoses and treats the complete range of central airway, lung, and pleural diseases, from chronic respiratory disorders to benign and malignant lung tumors. Dr. Channick teaches other physicians highly specialized pulmonary procedures and focuses her research on developing and testing the next generation of interventional devices and techniques. Some of the specialized procedures the Interventional Pulmonary Program performs include: endobronchial ultrasound , flexible and rigid bronchoscopy, electromagnetic navigational bronchoscopy, balloon dilatation of airways, airway laser therapy, airway stent placement, and tunneled pleural catheter placement.

Pulmonary and Critical Care
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-643-7625
Fax: 617-643-7620