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.

UF College of Pharmacy classroom learning.

UF Pediatrics NewS

FCAAP Names 2021 Chapter Award Winners

Mark Steven Bleiweis, MD has been selected as the 2021 recipient of the FCAAP Philip O. Lichtblau, MD, Award. Dr. Bleiweis currently serves in multiple leadership roles at University of…

Internationally known pediatric lung transplant expert joins University of Florida Health

An internationally recognized physician who performed more than 100 lung transplants has joined the University of Florida Health Shands Children’s Hospital to lead the pediatric pulmonary division and resume its pediatric transplant…

UF Department of Pediatrics receives second 2021 FCC grant for telemedicine

“The University plans to buy WiFi hotspots across the state which will provide access for low-income families with kids with chronic medical conditions as well as veterans so that when…

Cutting down on kids screen time this summer following the pandemic

“Kids need to get outdoors, they need to eat healthy foods,” said Thompson. “I’ve also seen some kids develop anxiety about social situations so a slow introduction back to face-to-face…