Dr. Carolyn Donovan, MD

Pulmonary Disease •  Female • Age 54
  
Dr. Donovan
Accepting new patients

Boston Children's Hospital, Division of Pulmonary Medicine

300 Longwood Ave Boston, MA 02115

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(617) 355-1900

Dr. Carolyn Donovan, MD is a Pulmonologist in Boston, MA and has over 29 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Donovan has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease and Interstitial Lung Disease than other specialists in her area. She graduated from HARVARD MED SCH medical school in 1991. She is affiliated with medical facilities Boston Children's Hospital and Brigham And Women's Hospital. She is accepting new patients and has not yet indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Donovan to book an appointment.


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No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
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Practice Areas

Obstructive Lung Disease

Obstructive lung disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions including COPD, emphysema, asthma and cystic fibrosis that cause blockages or narrowing in the airways of the lungs, making breathing difficult.

Typically treats 73% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Cystic Fibrosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Donovan treats Cystic Fibrosis more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Donovan treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Pulmonary Function Test
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Donovan performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 78% of their peers

Dr. Donovan performs this procedure more than 78% of their peers

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Donovan treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 64% of their peers

Dr. Donovan treats this condition more than 64% of their peers

Interstitial Lung Disease

Interstitial lung disease specialists diagnose and treat a range of conditions that cause scarring of lung tissue due to autoimmune disease or environment exposure to harmful materials.

Typically treats 77% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Bronchiectasis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Donovan treats Bronchiectasis more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Donovan treats this condition more than 88% of their peers

Pulmonary Function Test
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Donovan performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 78% of their peers

Dr. Donovan performs this procedure more than 78% of their peers

Bronchiolitis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Donovan treats Bronchiolitis more than 66% of their peers

Dr. Donovan treats this condition more than 66% of their peers

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Dr. Donovan's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Fungal Infections
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Carolyn Donovan is an Assistant in Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary and Respiratory Diseases at Boston Children's Hospital. Dr. Donovan specializes in Pediatric Cough, Pulmonary, Cystic Fibrosis, Adult Pulmonary Medicine, and Adult Respiratory Disease.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Residency Hospital
Duke University Med Center Nc
Internship Hospital
1991
HARVARD MED SCH
Medical School

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Locations

Boston Children's Hospital, Division of Pulmonary Medicine

Immunology Dv300 Longwood Ave Boston, MA 02115
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Interstitial Lung Disease Program300 Longwood Ave Boston, MA 02115
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Boston Children's Hospital

Boston, MA

Brigham And Women's Hospital

Boston, MA

80% Patient experience rating, 11% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)