Measles Information

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Bronchiectasis widens your airways and make it hard to get rid of mucus, which can result in infections and inflammations. Expert care can help you manage symptoms and improve your quality of life.

Through the Northwestern Medicine Bronchiectasis Program at Canning Thoracic Institute, we aim to provide comprehensive care. Our team will explore the disease’s causes, provide personalized care and help you manage symptoms.

For more information or to request an appointment please call 312.695.1800.

World-Class Care

Our team aims to provide excellent care. That is why we offer:

  • A thorough evaluation to determine the cause of your disease
  • Access to advanced medications and clinical trials
  • A care plan tailored to your needs and symptoms
  • Expertise in sinus care, infectious diseases and rheumatology
  • Respiratory therapists who provide treatments such as nebulized medications and inhaled antibiotics
  • Telehealth options so you can get care right from your home
  • Genetic testing so you can see if your family members may be at risk
  • Lung transplant care through Northwestern Medicine Lung Transplant Program

Common Causes

Several factors can cause bronchiectasis or increase your risk of getting it, including:

  • Family history
  • Autoimmune disorders like rheumatoid arthritis 
  • Conditions that weaken your immune system and make an infection more likely
  • Lung conditions after an infection
  • Presence of lung disease on an abnormal chest CT

Meet the Team

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The Northwestern Medicine Bronchiectasis Program team combines excellent care with groundbreaking research related to all severe lung diseases.

Meet the Downtown Chicago Bronchiectasis Program Team

Locations & Contact Information

    Lung Transplant Program

    The Northwestern Medicine Lung Transplant Program is dedicated to providing innovative services and a world-class patient experience through comprehensive transplant care. We offer a team approach to care for patients with advanced lung disease.