Dr. Frank J Breslin MD
Pulmonologist | Pulmonary Disease1 Pearl St Suite 2200 Brockton MA, 02301
Dr. Frank Breslin practices Pulmonology in Brockton, MA. A pulmonologist is a physician who possesses specialized knowledge and skill in the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary conditions and diseases. Dr. Breslin manages patients who need life support and mechanical ventilation, and is specially trained in diseases and conditions of the chest, particularly pneumonia, asthma, tuberculosis, emphysema, and complicated chest infections.
Education and Training
Tufts Univ Sch of Med, Boston Ma 1973
Tufts University School of Medicine 1973
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Pulmonary Disease
- Brigham & Women'S Hosp, Pulmonary Diseases; Duke Univ Med Ctr, Pulmonary Diseases; St Elizabeth'S Med Ctr, Internal Medicine
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- What are the Treatment Options for COPD?
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- The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Compass and How They Can Help
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- How Lung Transplants for Cystic Fibrosis Patients Have Changed
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- What Is Tachypnea?
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- Prenatal Testing and Diagnosis of Cystic Fibrosis
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