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Northwestern Medicine Canning Thoracic Institute Sarcoidosis Program

FSR Global Sarcoidosis Clinic Alliance badgeThe Northwestern Medicine Canning Thoracic Institute Sarcoidosis Program has been designated as a Center of Excellence by the World Association of Sarcoidosis and other Granuloma Diseases. This achievement refers to a team of specialized medical professionals that provide leadership, best practices, research, support and/or training for patients with sarcoidosis and professionals. We are also members of the Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research Global Sarcoidosis Clinical Alliance (Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research).

We work with clinicians from many specialties, including:

  • Pulmonology
  • Dermatology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Neurology
  • Cardiology

Treatments for sarcoidosis may include:

  • Corticosteroids
  • Steroid-sparing immuno-suppressants
  • TNF-alpha inhibitors

Meet the Team

Northwestern Medicine provides complete diagnostic and treatment services and facilities for patients with sarcoidosis.

Meet the Downtown Chicago Pulmonary Sarcoidosis Team

A physician looks at a pulmonary scan of the lungs.

What Is Pulmonary Sarcoidosis?

Pulmonary sarcoidosis is a rare disease caused by inflammation of cells in the lungs.

Sarcoidosis Clinical Trials

Every new treatment starts as a clinical trial. 

Lung Transplantation

The Northwestern Medicine Canning Thoracic Institute Lung Transplant Program offers a multidisciplinary approach to treat patients with advanced lung disease. To make an appointment, please call 312.695.5864.

Interventional Pulmonology

We deliver care with a focus on evaluating possible lung cancer. Our approaches are informed by the latest research in collaboration with Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.