Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

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Richard N. Channick, MD

Director, Pulmonary Hypertension and Thromboendarterectomy Program

  • Phone: 617-724-3705
Departments
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Department of Medicine

Specialties

  • Critical Care Center
  • Medical Intensive Care Unit
  • Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
  • MassGeneral Hospital for Children
Locations
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, Temple University School of Medicine
Residency, UMASS Medical Center
Fellowship, UCSD Medical Center
Board Certifications
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Patient Age Group
Adult and pediatric
Accepting New Patients
Accepting New Patients

Road to recovery: Pedaling past PTE

The MGH offers pulmonary thromboendarterectomy (PTE), a highly specialized operation to remove chronic blood clots in the lungs.

Celebrating survival: Reunion marks success of curative program

The MGH Pulmonary Hypertension and Thromboendarterectomy Program hosted a patient reunion on May 5, giving patients and their families an opportunity to share stories and thank MGH caregivers.

Massachusetts General Hospital offers specialized operation to remove chronic blood clots from pulmonary arteries

Massachusetts General Hospital offers pulmonary thromboendarterectomy (PTE), a highly specialized operation to remove chronic blood clots in the lungs. Without surgery, patients who have this life-threatening disease will likely develop progressive shortness of breath so severe that it leads to heart failure.

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

Phone: 617-724-3705
Fax: 617-643-0791