Pediatric Pulmonology

The Cystic Fibrosis and Pulmonary Center at Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital offers advanced care for children suffering from acute or chronic breathing problems, including:

  • Acute pneumonia/complicated pneumonia with pleural effusion (fluid in the chest)
  • Acute respiratory distress
  • Allergies
  • Apnea of prematurity or infancy
  • Asthma
  • Atelectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchiolitis dysplasia
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Breathing disorders secondary to gastroesophageal reflux
  • Breathing disorders secondary to neurological disorders
  • Bronchitis (acute and chronic)
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchomalacia
  • Bronchopulmonary dysplasia
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Cardiopulmonary disorders related to congenital heart disease
  • Chest wall abnormalities
  • Chronic lung disease of prematurity
  • Chronic respiratory insufficiency due to chronic lung diseases or neuromuscular diseases
  • Circadian rhythm disorders (sleep-wake schedule disorders)
  • Congenital airway and lung abnormalities
  • Croup – recurring
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Exercise intolerance/limitation and shortness of breath
  • Exercise-induced asthma
  • Habit cough
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease affecting the respiratory system
  • Hemoptysis (coughing up blood)
  • Hypersensitivity pneumonitis
  • Hypoventilation disorders
  • Immunodeficiency diseases affecting the respiratory system
  • Interstitial lung disease (pulmonary fibrosis)
  • Laryngomalacia
  • Mechanical ventilation and management
  • Narcolepsy and other disorders of excessive sleepiness
  • Neuromuscular disease affecting the lung
  • Nasal and sinus problems, such as sinusitis, allergic rhinitis and nasal polyps
  • Noninvasive mechanical ventilation, such as CPAP and APAP
  • Obstructive sleep apnea and sleep disordered breathing
  • Periodic Limb Movement Disorder (PLMD)
  • Pneumothorax
  • Pulmonary aspiration syndromes (sicknesses caused by the inhalation of toxins or irritants), such as gastroesophageal reflux
  • Pulmonary complications of neurodevelopmental delay
  • Pulmonary arterial hypertension
  • Recurrent pneumonia
  • Respiratory disorder due to collagen vascular disease
  • Respiratory rhythm disorders (central sleep apnea, infantile central apnea, CCHS)
  • Sickle Cell-related pulmonary complications
  • Sleep disorders
  • Stridor
  • Suspected foreign body aspiration
  • Swallowing disorders (dysphagia)
  • Tracheomalacia
  • Tracheostomy care and management
  • Upper airway obstruction
  • Vocal cord dysfunction

Nearby Pediatric Pulmonology Centers

Diagnosis and treatments for pediatric pulmonary conditions are provided at several of our Broward and Palm Beach facilities. To schedule an appointment at any location, call 954-265-6333.


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