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Hassan Bencheqroun MD FCCP

Hassan Bencheqroun MD FCCP



Research clinical trials and data analysis training, Global Clinical Scholars Research Training Program,  Harvard medical school - Boston MA 2018-2019 

Interventional Pulmonary mini fellowship, Harvard Univ - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston MA 2010

Pulmonary and critical care fellowship, Tufts Univ - St Elizabeth medical Center Boston MA 2007-2010

Internal medicine residency - United health Services NY 2003-2007

Med 5th University school of medicine 1991-1999



Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Research Certified

ACLS certified

Areas of Practice:

Interventional pulmonary

  • Endobronchial Ultrasound EBUS for Mediastinal Adenopathies
  • Endobronchial valves for advanced emphysema
  • Navigational bronchoscopy for peripheral lung nodules

Pulmonary arterial hypertension

COPD and exacerbations

Pulmonary fibrosis and interstitial lung disease

Non tuberculosis mycobacteria and other chest infections

Pulmonary nodules

Cardiopulmonary exercise testing

Investigation of unknown causes of dyspnea

Pulmonary embolism and chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH)

Lung cancer 

Asthma and the new treatment of biologics

Pleural disease (pneumothorax, pleural effusion, empyema, asbestos related disease ETC, and management of chest tubes and thoracostomies

Professional Membership and Associations:

American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST)

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

American Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology (AABIP)



Medical Director RESPIRE Research (clinical trials):

RESPIRE clinical research aims to bring state of the art research treatments to the communities, while easing the often complicated clinical trial process by connecting doctors and patients to groundbreaking studies.

We specialize in placing the patient first, and we are constantly adopting new and innovative practices to ensure clinical trial integrity and safety. 

Clinical research programs are dedicated to providing free clinical care under research supervision in specialized areas, with new medications to people in our community. These programs are all FDA approved and regulated, leading to all the program related costs (program medications, physical exams, labs, clinical tests, electrocardiograms, x-ray studies, etc. ) being fully covered by the program grants and free to  the patients.