Dr. Melissa Hoffman Tukey MD
Pulmonologist | Pulmonary Disease330 Brookline Ave Department Of Intern Boston MA, 02215
Dr. Melissa Tukey practices Pulmonology in Boston, MA. A pulmonologist is a physician who possesses specialized knowledge and skill in the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary conditions and diseases. Dr. Tukey 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.
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM
- Population-based estimates of transbronchial lung biopsy utilization and complications.
- The current state of fellowship training in pulmonary artery catheter placement and data interpretation: a national survey of pulmonary and critical care fellowship program directors.
- Mortality among African American women with sarcoidosis: data from the Black Women's Health Study.
- The impact of a medical procedure service on patient safety, procedure quality and resident training opportunities.
- Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center 2008
- Boston University Medical Ctr Hospital, Fellow:Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine 2010
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