The care our pulmonary team provides at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt is unique. That's because you and your child will have access to teams of nationally recognized experts in common and complex breathing problems in children.
U.S. News & World Report ranked the Children's Hospital in its top 20 pediatric pulmonology departments in the nation.
Pulmonary clinics and programs
Highlights from our specialized programs
- A Complex Aerodigestive Evaluation and Treatment Clinic uses a team approach to care with pulmonary medicine, gastroenterology, ENT, and speech therapy.
- Our bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) clinic has provided pulmonary follow-up for infants since 1980.
- Finding solutions to sleep disorders gives children a better opportunity for learning, growth, and overall wellness.
- Our Cystic Fibrosis Program was one of six centers recognized with the CF Foundation Quality Award in 2013.
- Our Interstitial Lung Disease Program focuses on infants and children with rare lung diseases, including surfactant genetic disorders and Neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia of infancy (NEHI).
- The Pulmonary Hypertension Program diagnoses and treats infants and children with cardiopulmonary disorders.
Advancing care through research
Our physician scientists are on the leading edge of research in pediatric allergies, asthma, rare lung diseases such as ILD, pulmonary hypertension, and complex airway problems.
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