Asthma Center

physician team and patient The Asthma Center provides a team of healthcare providers dedicated to specialized asthma care. The asthma treatment we provide is patient-centered and supported by evidence-based research. Our methods emphasize asthma self-management education and the most advanced treatment to provide the best opportunity for asthma control. Learn about Bronchial Thermoplasty (BT), an innovative treatment for asthma.

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Community of Asthma Coaches Helping (COACH):

Asthma is a chronic respiratory disease that can have a serious impact on your quality of life (QoL). One of the best treatments for asthma is to learn self-management skills in order to take control of your asthma, rather than having asthma symptoms take control of you. Learning asthma self-management has shown to improve QoL, asthma symptoms and reduce unplanned visits to the hospital. Asthma self-management requires a comprehensive approach to successfully controlling the chronic disease. That is why we've developed the Community of Asthma Coaches Helping (COACH) program. 

Our COACH program provides a team of experts in order to help you take control of your asthma. We strive to understand how we can help you achieve your best QoL by listening to how asthma affects you. By listening to your unique health care needs, we can create a personalized asthma self-management plan for you to begin taking control of your asthma. Your self-management plan will follow the National Institutes of Health (NIH) asthma treatment guidelines, providing you the most up-to-date asthma treatment options. Learn more about our COACH program.

Asthma Complications in Exercise and Sports (ACES):

We offer the most advanced therapies to manage Obstructive lung diseases. As an academic medical center, we provide unique treatments, resources and clinical trials that may not be available elsewhere.

Breathing problems during exercise are extremely common. The majority of people with asthma have exercise-induced bronschoconstriction (EIB). In addition, people without asthma can experience EIB. The Asthma Center offers specialized care to recreational and competitive athletes, as well as those who experience breathing problems during routine exercise. Learn more about our ACES program.

To reach the Asthma Center, call 913-588-6045.