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Colleen L. Channick, MD

  • Director, Interventional Pulmonology Program


Not Accepting New Patients


Colleen Channick, MD is accepting new patients through referral only at this time.


Pulmonary & Critical Care 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
Medical Education
  • MD, Harvard Medical School
  • Residency, UC San Diego Medical Center
  • Fellowship, UC San Diego Medical Center
Board Certifications
  • Internal Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
Foreign Languages
  • Spanish
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • BMC HealthNet Mass Health MCO/ACO
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Commonwealth Care Alliance
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - ACD
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Connecticut
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • OSW - Vermont
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare - ACD
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
  • Well Sense Pediatrics

Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.

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After serving as director of the Interventional Pulmonary Unit at the University of California 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

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