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Pediatric Pulmonary is a subspecialty of pediatrics concerned with disorders of the lung.
Our pediatric pulmonary team provides a broad range of clinical and diagnostic services to infants, children and adolescents with acute and chronic respiratory disorders. We use a team approach and partner with families to provide excellent care.
We are accredited by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation as a Cystic Fibrosis Care Center. Additionally, we host multiple clinical programs dealing with severe asthma, sleep disorders, pulmonary hypertension, neuromuscular diseases, ventilator dependency, and lung transplantation, among others.
In addition to the pediatric medical faculty, our team is composed of pediatric nutritionists, pediatric nurses, pediatric nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pediatric social workers, pharmacists, respiratory therapists and a family partner.
The collaboration across multidisciplinary teams is one of the reasons our pediatric pulmonary program is so unique.
Since 1979, we have been continuously awarded one of six federally funded Pediatric Pulmonary Center training grants to provide interdisciplinary training with the goal of developing leaders in the care of children with pulmonary disorders.
Breathe easy knowing your child is receiving the nation’s best care at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital. Taking excellent care in improving the respiratory health of children has earned UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital recognition among the nation’s best pediatric pulmonology and lung surgery specialty programs 13 years in a row, according to the 2023-24 U.S. News & World Report Rankings.
UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital is ranked among the nation’s best by U.S News & World Report, and our pediatric pulmonary program is the highest-ranked program in Florida.
With some of the country’s leading specialists and researchers, our pediatric team is focused on bringing the latest research and most innovative treatments to the children who need them most. Families come to UF Health from across Florida and the U.S. for the care we offer.
- Bronchopulmonary dysplasia
- Chest wall disorders
- Chronic cough
- Congenital pulmonary malformations
- Cystic fibrosis
- End-stage lung disease
- Interstitial lung diseases
- Neuromuscular disorders
- Primary ciliary dyskinesia
- Pulmonary hypertension
- Recurrent pneumonia
- Sleep apnea
- Sleep disorders
- Upper airway obstruction
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UF Health Pediatric Pulmonary Diagnostic Center – Medical Plaza
Phone number:(352) 273-8381
Address:1549 Gale Lemerand Drive
Gainesville, Florida 32610-3008
UF Health Center for Pediatric Neuromuscular and Rare Diseases
Phone number:(877) 543-7783
Address:1549 Gale Lemerand Drive
Gainesville, Florida 32608
Silvia Delgado, MDPediatric Pulmonologist (Child Lung Specialist)Languages: Spanish
Dima Ezmigna, MDPediatric Pulmonologist (Child Lung Specialist)Languages: Arabic
Brandy N Johnson, MDPediatric Pulmonologist (Child Lung Specialist)
Pediatric Neuromuscular Rehabilitation Specialist, Pediatric Pulmonologist (Child Lung Specialist)
Pediatric Pulmonologist (Child Lung Specialist)
Marc G Schecter, MDPediatric Pulmonologist (Child Lung Specialist)
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