Helen Hollingsworth, M.D.


Associate Professor of Medicine

BU Profile for Dr. Hollingsworth


Medical School: University of Rochester
Internship: Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital
Residency: Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital
Pulmonary Fellowship: Boston University
Training in Allergy & Immunology: Tufts-New England Medical Center

Board Certifications:

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Allergy

Special Interests:


  • Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
  • Asthma
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease


  • Asthma
  • Allergy/Immunology
  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Dr. Hollingsworth is active as a clinician educator in both the Allergy & Immunology fellowship program and in the Pulmonary Fellowship program. In 2004, she was awarded the Robert Dawson Evans Department of Medicine Teaching Award at Boston Medical Center. She is listed in Best Doctors and in Boston Consumersā€™ Checkbook.

Dr. Hollingsworth is also a Deputy Editor of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep at UpToDateĀ®, an electronic, evidence-based clinical resource for physicians. As deputy editor, she writes and edits Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep topics, reviewing the medical literature daily and updating topics with the latest medical evidence.

Selected Publications:

Please see BU Profile for complete Publications list



Dr Hollingsworth sees Pulmonary and Allergy patients on the 9th Floor of the Shapiro Center, Ste. 9B, 725 Albany St., Boston, MA 02118. For an appointment call 617-638-7480.