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Overview

The Division of Pulmonary Medicine and Cystic Fibrosis Center provides care, research and education for all aspects of childhood lung diseases and conditions. These include cystic fibrosis, asthma, pediatric sleep disorders, bronchopulmonary dysplasia and technology dependent children. A comprehensive cystic fibrosis center has been established with a pediatric CF program and an adult CF program. The pediatric and adult CF programs have been accredited by the National Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The CF Center includes a complete interdisciplinary care team available for inpatient and outpatient care of pediatric and adult CF patients. The Children's Sleep Program provides diagnosis, management and treatment of children's sleep disorders. Polysomnography is conducted in our sleep center. Our Asthma Care Program offers treatment and follow-up of asthma from infancy to adolescence. Our nurses are available to provide asthma education to patients and their families. The Pediatric Flexible Bronchoscopy Service is available for the diagnosis and/or treatment of several pediatric pulmonary conditions. The program for Technology Dependent Children provides specialized care for children with chronic lung/airway disease requiring invasive and non-invasive ventilation at home.