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Pediatric Pulmonology

Pediatric pulmonologists are specially trained to diagnose, treat and manage children who have breathing and lung diseases. These doctors work with a team of pulmonary nurses and respiratory therapists. This specialty group focuses on a wide variety of breathing-related problems, and can work with all the members of your child’s healthcare team to develop a diagnosis and treatment plan.

Conditions Treated

A few common conditions treated include:

  • Asthma
  • Apnea
  • Breathing issues
  • Chronic cough
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Lung disorders
  • Chronic lung disease in premature infants
  • Noisy or loud breathing
  • Recurring pneumonia (infection of the lungs)

Treatments & Tests

A few common tests and treatments include:

  • Arterial blood gas tests
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Lung volume tests
  • Pulmonary function tests (PFTs)
  • Pulse oximetry
  • Spirometry

Our Providers

Presbyterian’s pediatric pulmonology specialists focus on the diagnosis and treatment of various breathing and lung-related issues, including asthma, chronic cough, snoring and other pulmonary issues in infants, children, adolescents and young adults. This team can also provide extra support for your child’s health needs, including behavioral health services.

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