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Dr. Boas is the founder and president of Chicago Pulmonary Specialists. The organization encompasses Children's Asthma Respiratory and Exercise Specialists, The Cystic Fibrosis Center of Chicago, The Sports Physiology Center of Chicago, and The Cystic Fibrosis Institute, the region's only not-for-profit based organization dedicated to helping individuals with cystic fibrosis. His medical interest include cystic fibrosis, exercise related disorders, asthma, and vocal cord dysfunction. Dr. Boas is an avid baseball fan, enjoys biking, and has a deep care about patient advocacy. Listed below is his education and professional background: • College: Lafayette College and Fairleigh Dickinson University • Medical School: State University of New York at Stony Brook • Pediatric Pulmonary Fellowship: Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh • Pediatric Residency: Boston City Hospital and Nassau County Medical Center Additionally, Dr. Boas has the appointment of Professor at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and faculty appointments at University of Illinois at Chicago, and Rush Medical College. In these roles, Dr. Boas and his staff teach Medical Residents, Nurse Practitioner students, Respiratory Therapists, Physician Assistant students, and Graduate/Undergraduate Exercise Physiologists. What is a Professor? Professor is an academic rank or title awarded by a University to recognize professional achievement and accomplishments. Professor is the highest rank one can achieve and reflects a regional, national, and international reputation in one's field. Academic ranks progress from Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and ultimately Professor. At Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, less than 5% of community based pediatricians have achieved the rank of Professor.
Our practice is dedicated to the care of children and adolescents with acute or chronic respiratory disorders such as asthma, cystic fibrosis, chronic lung disease, and exercise disorders.
As part of our ongoing commitment to advances in the field of pediatric pulmonology, our medical practice conducts clinical research trials as well as independent research studies.
As a member of the medical staff at NorthShore University Health Systems, Lake Forest Hospital, Alexian Brothers Medical Center, St. Alexius Medical Center, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Edward Hospital, Northwest Community Hospital, Advocate Sherman Hospital, Dr. Boas and his staff are committed to the training of general pediatricians and future healthcare professionals.