Pediatric pulmonologists treat breathing and airway issues. This includes childhood lung diseases like asthma, breathing problems in children with muscle conditions and cystic fibrosis. We also treat infections and other problems that affect breathing.
We test and treat kids in unique ways and in family-friendly settings. We work closely with respiratory therapists, who provide breathing therapy. Lung and airway issues can affect many parts of kids’ bodies. That’s why we partner with surgeons and other specialists.
Nemours Children's Health has fully accredited programs for asthma and for cystic fibrosis in Delaware and Florida. We’re finding better ways to identify and treat these diseases through research and clinical trials.
Chronic lung diseases and breathing issues are sometimes linked to poverty and environment. This is why Nemours is an advocate for improving all aspects of children’s lives. We aim to help children breathe freer and live healthier lives.