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Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) Center
375 Wampanoag Trail
Suite 302B
East Providence, RI 02915

Fax: 401-649-4071

The Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) Center consists of a multidisciplinary team of specialists from pulmonary medicine, radiology, pathology, and thoracic surgery.

The Rhode Island Hospital ILD Center is a member of the ILD Collaborative, a clinical care and research network comprised of the ILD Centers from Rhode Island Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, and St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center.  

The ILD Collaborative » 

The RIH ILD Center is also a member of the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) Care Center Network (CCN). This network is a group of medical centers with expertise in accurately diagnosing and treating people living with pulmonary fibrosis.

The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation »  

Pulmonary Medicine

Barry Shea, MD’s clinical and research interests include idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and other interstitial lung diseases (ILDs). After completing his fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at the Harvard Program in Boston, Shea joined the staff at Massachusetts General Hospital and the faculty at Harvard Medical School.

His research there focused on:

  • lysophospholipid signaling in lung fibrosis,
  • the role of ongoing lung injury and vascular leak in the development and progression of lung fibrosis, and
  • the identification of novel techniques/biomarkers for predicting disease progression in IPF.

In 2014, Shea joined the division of pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine at the Alpert Medical School and Rhode Island Hospital, where he serves as the director of the Interstitial Lung Disease Program.

Director, Respiratory Intermediate Care Unit at Rhode Island Hospital, Associate Director, Cystic Fibrosis Adult Program

Michael Blundin, MD specializes in pulmonary and critical care medicine. He is the director of the respiratory intermediate care unit at Rhode Island Hospital, associate director of the cystic fibrosis adult program, and team member in the hospital's Interventional Pulmonary Program. He graduated from The Pennsylvania State College of Medicine and completed his residency and pulmonary and critical care fellowship at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.

Dr. Blundin has a special interest in lung cancer, bronchoscopy and airways disease. He is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary diseases, and critical care medicine, and is a member of the American College of Chest Physicians.

Pulmonologist

Douglas Martin, MD, specializes in pulmonary diseases and critical care medicine in the Interventional Pulmonary Program at Rhode Island Hospital. He graduated from The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and then completed his residency and pulmonary and critical care fellowship at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Martin has a special interest in lung cancer, bronchoscopy and interventional pulmonary procedures. He is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary diseases, and critical care medicine. He is a member of The American Thoracic Society and The American College of Chest Physicians.

Chest Radiology

Director, Thoracic Radiology, Rhode Island Hospital

Terrance T. Healey, MD, director of thoracic radiology at Rhode Island Hospital, received a medical degree from the combined Dartmouth-Brown program. He completed his residency at Rhode Island Hospital and The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, and thoracic radiology fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. He is an assistant professor of diagnostic imaging at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Healey’s area of expertise involves using image-guided thermal ablation to treat lung tumors.

Lung Pathology

Thoracic Surgery