The Pediatric Pulmonary Division provides a broad range of clinical and diagnostic services to infants, children and adolescents with acute and chronic respiratory disorders. We use a team approach and partner with families to provide comprehensive care. Conditions treated include asthma, cystic fibrosis, sleep apnea, sleep disorders, stridor, upper airway obstruction, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, bronchiectasis, recurrent pneumonia, chronic or recurrent cough and wheezing.
During this unprecedented time, it is understandable that there is much concern for return to school activities for parents of children and youth. Unfortunately, there are no clear-cut answers.
We provide a family centered, culturally appropriate approach to the development of individualized asthma plans for our patients.
The Cystic Fibrosis Center works to educate healthcare professionals and families about Cystic Fibrosis and the care people living with the disease require.
The goal of the pediatric lung transplant program is to provide excellent care and complete thoracic transplantation services to the children in the state of Florida.
The Pediatric Pulmonary Center Training Program at the University of Florida develops leaders in all disciplines who will improve the health of children with respiratory conditions.
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