Welcome

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.

COVID-19 Update

Returning to School/Activities

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.

Coronavirus

Featured Programs!

Asthma Program

We provide a family centered, culturally appropriate approach to the development of individualized asthma plans for our patients.

Lung function

Cystic Fibrosis Center

The Cystic Fibrosis Center works to educate healthcare professionals and families about Cystic Fibrosis and the care people living with the disease require.

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Lung Transplant Program

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.

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Leadership TraininG

Leading the Way!

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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UF Pediatrics NewS

Pediatricians encouraged to discuss gun safety

Alexandra K. Byrne, MD, a pediatric resident at the University of Florida College of Medicine, presented findings from a study showing that staff training programs and providing education materials about gun…

Following backlash and support, school board extends mask mandate in Alachua County Public Schools

Dr. Desmond Schatz, the interim physician-in-chief at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital, said the mandate is a matter of right and wrong. “We need to put moral considerations ahead of…

Alachua County schools see COVID-19 infections, exposures drop

Adrienne Mott-Young, an UF Health Pediatrician and member of the school district’ Scientific Health Advisory Committee, said the county positivity rate should be less than 3% before the school district decides to…

Protect your family this flu season by getting vaccinated

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, vaccination coverage for the flu dropped throughout the 2020-2021 season. Following social distancing guidelines, improved hand hygiene and proper masking led to decreased rates of flu…