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Chief, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Parker B. Francis Professor, Harvard Medical School

Pulmonary and Critical Care


Dr. Bruce David Levy is the division chief of the Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Division at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH). He is also the Francis B. Parker Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.


He received his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (now the Perelman School of Medicine). He then completed a chief medical residency at the Brockton Campus of the VA Boston Healthcare System , followed by a residency in internal medicine, a chief medical residency, and a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at BWH. He is board certified in critical care medicine and pulmonary disease.


Dr. Levy’s clinical interests include acute respiratory distress syndrome, asthma, bronchiectasis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. His laboratory aims to identify new pathways to resolve pulmonary inflammation or injury through the roles of endogenous counter-regulatory mediators in the lung, and his work has helped lead to over 10 patents awarded or pending. He has written more than 120 peer-reviewed publications, has received funding from the National Institutes of Health, and currently serves as associate editor of the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine and The New England Journal of Medicine's clinical problem-solving interactive case series.




Medical School

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine



Brockton Veterans Administration Medical Center, 1990 - 1990

Brigham and Women's Hospital***, 1988 - 1991

Brigham and Women's Hospital***, 1993 - 1994


Board Certifications

Internal Medicine, 1991

Pulmonary Disease, 1994

Critical Care Medicine, 1995



Brigham and Women's Hospital***, 1991 - 1993



Contact info:

Brigham and Women's Hospital, Lung Center

15 Francis Street

2nd Floor

Boston, MA  02115

Phone: (844) 294-5864



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