Dr. Karen Charlene Lahive MD Pulmonologist

Dr. Karen Lahive is a pulmonologist in Boston, Massachusetts and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital. She received her medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 26 years. She is one of 6 doctors at Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital and one of 64 at Brigham and Women's Hospital who specialize in Pulmonary Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pulmonologist: General Pulmonary Medicine

Hospital Affiliation

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Ranked #15 in Pulmonology

Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1982–1987

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Fellowship, Pulmonary Disease, 1987–1988

Boston University School of Medicine
Class of 1982

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Critical Care Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Pulmonary Disease

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Effects of inhaled glucocorticoids on bone density in premenopausal women.
Israel, E., Banerjee, T. R., Fitzmaurice, G. M., Kotlov, T. V., LaHive, K., LeBoff, M. S.

Cold facial stimulation reduces breathlessness induced in normal subjects.
Schwartzstein, R. M., Lahive, K., Pope, A., Weinberger, S. E., Weiss, J. W.

Distinguishable sensations of breathlessness induced in normal volunteers.
Simon, P. M., Schwartzstein, R. M., Weiss, J. W., Lahive, K., Fencl, V., Teghtsoonian, M., Weinberger, S. E.

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