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University of Pittsburgh Asthma Institute at UPMC

More than 20 million Americans have been diagnosed with asthma. If you're one of them, you can find leading-edge treatments at the Asthma Institute through UPMC’s Comprehensive Lung Center.

U.S. News and World Report's "America's Best Hospitals" has also ranked UPMC for excellence in the specialty category of pulmonology.

The Asthma Institute serves individuals in Pennsylvania, the mid-Atlantic region as well as nationally that suffer from asthma from the most mild to the most severe disease. Our team of experts in the care of asthma patients offers an integrated approach to personalized medicine, clinical trials, and cutting-edge research.

Whether you've already been diagnosed or wondering if you have asthma, the Asthma Institute can help you to find out what your symptoms mean, define treatment, and reduce the impact on your daily life.

Learn more about the Asthma Institute and how we can help you.

We are a proud sponsor of the "Jerome Bettis Show."

Check out our videos featuring Asthma Institute director, Sally Wenzel, MD.

Videos include Breathe Life segments with Jerome Bettis and Asthma FAQ's with Dr. Wenzel.

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For help in finding a doctor or health service that suits your needs, call the UPMC Referral Service at 412-647-UPMC (8762) or 1-800-533-UPMC (8762). Select option 1.

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