Q&A With Hormoz Ashtyani From Hackensack University Medical Center: Learning to Improve Diagnosis and Treatment of COPD

The knowledge about COPD has grown in recent years but even with that increased knowledge applying that to patient diagnose and treatment has proved difficult for the medical community.

The knowledge about COPD has grown in recent years but even with that increased knowledge applying that to patient diagnose and treatment has proved difficult for the medical community.

Hormoz Ashtyani, MD, from Hackensack University Medical Center, now known as HackensackUMC addressed some of the challenges pulmonologists are facing with this expanding patient population affected by not only a longer life expectancy but also long durations of smoking.