VISION  –  to provide practical and current information that positively affects the daily lives of those with COPD and their families.  

                           The website has three thematic topics.

Real FAQs
Dr. Mahler answers “real” questions that are often been asked by patients with COPD. Each question is real, but names and locations have been changed to provide patient confidentiality. Ask your COPD question »

What’s New in COPD?

Dr. Mahler keeps you informed… with regular updates and news about the treatment and management of COPD. Learn about recent findings from medical conferences and info on promising new drugs.

Ask Dr. Mahler…

Submit your question about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) to Dr. Mahler in complete confidence. If your question is selected, Dr. Mahler assures anonymity.
          Donald A. Mahler, M.D., is Emeritus Professor of Medicine at Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth in Hanover, New Hampshire.  Since October 2014, he works as a pulmonary physician at Valley Regional Hospital in Claremont, New Hampshire, where he is Director of Respiratory Services. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Mahler, call the Kane Center at Valley Regional Hospital 603 542-8603. Fax number: 603 542-1927.   Valley Regional Hospital is designated as a Clinical Resource Center for the the Alpha-1 Foundation. Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency is a hereditary form of emphysema.