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.
UF Pediatrics NewS
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…
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…
“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…
“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…