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About Us

​The Massachusetts Thoracic Society (MTS) is a professional organization of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep doctors and allied medical professionals, including respiratory therapists and nurses. MTS is a state chapter of the American Thoracic Society.

The MTS is organized for "charitable, educational, and scientific purposes, including but not limited to the dissemination of information and research related to pulmonary health and diseases, critical care, and sleep medicine."

Board of Directors


Kai Saukkonen, MD

Massachusetts General Hospital

Vice President

Sydney Montesi, MD

Massachusetts General Hospital


Finn Hawkins, MD

Boston University Medical Center


Asha Anandaiah, MD

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Immediate Past President

Peter Barkin, MD

Emerson Hospital

Education Committee

  • Asha Anandaiah, MD, BIDMC

  • Peter Barkin, MD, Emerson Hospital

  • Alice DuBois, CNP, MGH

  • Finn Hawkins, MD, BUMC

  • Nick Hill, MD, Tufts Medical Center

  • Marvah Hill Pierre-Louis, MD, MGH

  • Helen Hollingsworth, MD, BUMC

  • Martin Joyce-Brady, MD, BUMC

  • Lauren Kearney, MD, BUMC

  • Peter LaCamera, MD, St. Elizabeth’s Hospital

  • Sydney Montesi, MD, MGH

  • David Neumeyer, MD, Lahey Clinic

  • Jonah Rubin, MD, MGH

  • Kai Saukkonen, MD, Chair, MGH

  • Chris Worsham, MD, MGH

  • Tim Wu, MD, Lahey Clinic

Respiratory Therapy Liaison

Joelle Hochman, RRT, BWH​



Anila Kraja

Massachusetts General Hospital

Web Content Manager

Susan Sheng, PhD

Massachusetts General Hospital

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