Articles by Bernard Kinane, MD

Bernard Kinane, MD is Chief of the Pediatric Pulmonary Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Associate Chief for Education, and Director of the Pediatric Sleep Program and Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Exercise Laboratory.

Dr. Kinane graduated from University College Dublin in 1983 with an MB. He completed Pediatric Residencies in Dublin (1987) and at the University of Texas South Western Medical School (1989). Following the completion of a Pediatric Pulmonary Fellowship at the MGH in 1992, he joined the faculty. He was appointed Chief of Pediatric Pulmonary (2000). In addition, he holds a number of leadership positions including Associate Chief for Education and Director of the Pediatric Sleep Program.

Since joining the faculty, Dr. Kinane has provided cutting edge clinical care to patients with a variety of pulmonary conditions including asthma, interstitial lung disease, sleep disorders, pneumonia, primary ciliary dyskinesia and pulmonary congenital abnormalities. He is seen as a International Expert on the genetic basis and treatment of interstitial lung disease, lung developmental abnormalities and the regulation of breathing.

His research focuses on the basic cause of interstitial lung disease and asthma. His sleep research focuses on the regulation of respiration and safe transportation of infants in car seats.

Dr. Kinane is also committed to the education of medical students, trainees and patients. He has won numerous teaching awards since joining the faculty. He has a particular focus on the use of social media to educate teenagers about a healthy lifestyle and asthma management.

Everything You’ve Wanted to Know About Sleep, featuring Bernard Kinane, MD – Shrinking It Down

June 3, 2021


Everything You’ve Wanted to Know About Sleep, featuring Bernard Kinane, MD – Shrinking It Down

It’s our last episode of the season, but never fear – we are signing off with tips to last you the summer long. Today’s episode is all about sleep! Listen wherever you get your podcasts – just search for “Shrinking It Down.” Sleep is so important to our physical and mental health. On today’s episode, […]