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Pediatric Pulmonology

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Welcome to USF Health Pediatric Pulmonology

Our team of providers is committed to providing the highest quality of comprehensive, specialized care for our patients by taking a multidisciplinary approach. We work closely with primary care providers and other specialties who refer patients to us so to provide the best possible outcomes for our patients.

Pediatric Pulmonology practice locations include a host of outpatient clinics in the Tampa Bay community, as well as an inpatient consult service for acute respiratory problems in infants, children, and adolescents during their hospitalization at Tampa General Hospital on Davis Island in Downtown Tampa.

To learn more about pulmonology conditions, please access patient resources as well as an A-to-Z List of common terms associated with pulmonology care.

Services Provided

  • Abnormal chest imaging
  • Airway abnormalities
  • Allergic disorders
  • Aspiration lung injury from swallowing dysfunction and gastro esophageal reflux
  • Asthma
  • Chronic lung disease of infancy
  • Ciliary disorders
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Interstitial lung diseases
  • Neurodegenerative disease
  • Recurrent cough and wheeze
  • Recurrent pneumonias or other respiratory infections
  • RSV infection and its long-term respiratory effects
  • Sleep apnea and sleep-disordered breathing
  • Ventilator/tracheostomy dependent children
  • Unexplained respiratory conditions
  • Vocal cord dysfunction

Procedures Provided

  • Lung Function Testing
  • Spirometry
  • Lung volume
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Sleep Study (Polysomnogram)
  • Sweat Test Procedure
  • Cystic Fibrosis Newborn Screening
  • Chest X-Ray
  • CT Scan of the Chest
  • Exhaled Nitric Oxide
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