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Asthma Center of Brooklyn

"I Sometimes Forget that I Have Asthma"

"I owe my life to the Asthma Center," says Brooklyn resident Henna Zacks. "Four years ago, I was on a breathing machine. Today, I sometimes forget I have asthma."

Helping children and adults lead normal, active lives is the goal of the Asthma Center of Excellence at University Hospital of Brooklyn.


What's the secret of our success?

"Education, prevention, and the right medicine," says Dr. Michael Akerman, founder of the Asthma Center. "And a health-care team that believes all Brooklynites should breathe easy.

Care is available 24-hours-a-day in an urgent situation.

For an appointment with the best asthma team in Brooklyn, call 1-718-270-4247 or 270-4AIR