New England Sinai HospitalInpatient Services

Pulmonary

New England Sinai Hospital has the largest long-term acute care hospital pulmonary program in New England.  Under the direction of our chief of pulmonary medicine, Sinai offers a continuum of pulmonary treatment and care, from inpatient ventilator management and weaning to outpatient pulmonary rehab for people with acute and chronic pulmonary conditions.  At New England Sinai Hospital, we are known for our successful outcomes - earning us the area's top long-term acute care hospital pulmonary program.

Pulmonary patients are admitted to Sinai with a variety of diagnoses and conditions, including:

  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)  
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Pulmonary fibrosis
  • Neurologic related respiratory failure
  • Sleep apnea
  • Post-surgical recovery from lung transplantation

A Caring Treatment Team

Upon admission to New England Sinai Hospital, a physician-led care team will develop a personalized treatment plan to meet patients' specific goals. The composition of the treatment team is based on individual medical, nursing and therapy needs and may vary during the different stages of hospitalization. The pulmonary care team works together throughout patients' stay and is comprised from the following disciplines:

  • Physician
  • Physician assistant
  • Nursing
  • Case manager
  • Respiratory therapy
  • Physical therapist
  • Occupational therapist
  • Speech-language pathologist
  • Neuropsychologist
  • Social worker
  • Registered dietitian

Mechanical Ventilation and Weaning

With the largest mechanical ventilation and weaning program in New England, Sinai has developed expertise in caring for the difficult to wean patient. Additionally, we lead the way in using non-invasive mechanical (BiPAP and CPAP) as an alternative to mechanical ventilation requiring a tracheostomy. Our team is also expert in airway management and decannulation.

 


for more information on inpatient services, call 781-344-0600

Rehabilitation Services

Our rehabilitation services offer customized patient- and family-focused rehab treatment and education that emphasize each patient's unique strengths, abilities and preferences. Learn more.

Pulmonary Medicine

Under the direction of our chief of pulmonary medicine, Sinai offers a continuum of pulmonary treatment and care, from inpatient ventilator management and weaning to outpatient pulmonary rehab for people with acute and chronic pulmonary conditions. Learn more about the largest long-term acute care hospital pulmonary program in New England.

Complex Medical

New England Sinai Hospital provides comprehensive complex medical care and management for patients who require a longer length of hospital stay, which averages 25 to 30 days following an acute inpatient hospitalization. Learn more.

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