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Welcome to USF Health Pediatric Pulmonology 

Our team of providers are 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 who refer patients to us so that we may provide the best possible outcomes for our patients.

We provide inpatient care at Tampa General Hospital on Davis Islands in downtown offer a consult services for acute respiratory problems in infants, children & adolescents during their hospitalization.  

Locations for Pediatric Pulmonology 

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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