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Dr. Boas


Steven R. Boas, MD Medical Director and Founder

Dr. Boas is the founder and sole physician at the Cystic Fibrosis Center of Chicago and has been caring for people with CF since 1989.  Dr. Boas is dedicated to the care of children and adolescents with acute or chronic respiratory disorders and individuals of all ages with cystic fibrosis.  His areas of expertise include Pediatric Asthma, Cystic Fibrosis, Chronic Cough, Exercise Related Disorders, and Chest Wall Disorders.  His practice actively participates in both independent and national clinical research involving the newest therapies available for children with asthma and cystic fibrosis.  He has authored dozens of book chapters and articles in national and international medical journals.  He is sought for his experience and as an invited speaker at regional, national, and international medical conferences as well as a medical reviewer for exercise and pulmonary related journals.

Dr. Boas serves on the medical faculty at many of the area’s top rated medical centers.  These include:

  • Alexian Brothers Medical Center
  • Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital
  • Advocate Sherman Hospital
  • Edward Hospital
  • Lake Forest Hospital
  • NorthShore University HealthSystem
  • Northwest Community Hospital
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  • St. Alexius Medical Center

 Dr. Boas has been active with and has served on many national professional societies including:

  • Executive Committee for Pediatric Pulmonology, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Board of Directors, Past Chairman, American Association for Respiratory Care
  • Board of Medical Advisors, American Association for Respiratory Care
  • Board of Directors, North American Society for Pediatric Sports Medicine
  • Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute – Newborn Screening for Cystic Fibrosis

Dr. Boas received his medical degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, School of Medicine; he completed his Pediatric Residency at Boston City Hospital and Nassau County Medical Center in New York and his Pediatric Pulmonary Fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. Board certified in Pediatric Pulmonology, he has received awards from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation for his research with children with CF.