If your child has breathing problems, or a problem with his or her lungs, a Pediatric Pulmonologist has the experience and qualifications to treat your child. Pediatric pulmonologists diagnose, treat and manage children from birth to 21 years old with breathing and lung diseases.
Pediatric pulmonologists are medical doctors who have had
Pediatric pulmonologists often treat children with the following conditions:
Pediatric pulmonologists practice in places like children's hospitals, university medical centers and community hospitals. Your pediatrician may refer your child to a pediatric pulmonologist for help with your child's breathing problems. The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (http://www.cff.org) can refer your child to a pediatric pulmonologist working within an accredited Cystic Fibrosis Center.
Children and teens are not just small adults. Their bodies are growing and have unique medical needs. They usually express their concerns differently than adults do and cannot always answer medical questions. Pediatric pulmonologists know how...