Medical Specialist: Pediatric Pulmonology
Pediatric pulmonologists specialize in the treatment of children and teens with breathing and lung disorders. After completing medical school, ...

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Medical Specialist: Pediatric Pulmonology

Pediatric pulmonologists specialize in the treatment of children and teens with breathing and lung disorders. After completing medical school, the physician receives at least three more years of training in a pediatric residency, followed by an additional three or more years of training as a pediatric- pulmonology fellow. Pediatric pulmonologists provide expert care and management for pediatric patients with:

Associated Diseases

  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Asthma
  • Breathing problems
  • Apnea
  • Pneumonia, recurrent

Reference:

American Academy of Pediatrics 2003.

Written by: JC Jones MA, RN
Last Updated: February 20, 2008
Published By: Healthline Networks Inc.
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