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Pulmonary Medicine Clinic

When your child is having lung or breathing problems, you want to be sure he or she is in caring and competent hands. The pulmonary department at Children's Hospital & Medical Center is the region's largest and most comprehensive center for the diagnosis, management and treatment of respiratory, pulmonary, lung and allergy conditions in children. Serving the Omaha community for more than 20 years, our pulmonology department includes the region's only accredited Cystic Fibrosis Center, which is operated in conjunction with the University of Nebraska Medical Center. We also are the only outpatient clinic that provides full-service diagnostic testing including exercise, food and allergy challenge testing as well as sweat testing for cystic fibrosis. In addition, our sleep lab and clinic is the only pediatric-dedicated sleep clinic in the state that provides sleep testing and treatment to children of all ages from birth to 21 years of age.

Children's pulmonary department has experience and expertise in treating a wide variety of respiratory problems. The most common conditions we treat include:

While not all-inclusive, some of the other conditions we treat include:

  • Airway abnormalities
  • Allergies
  • Apnea
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchopulmonary dysplasia
  • Chronic bronchitis
  • Chronic respiratory failure
  • Complicated pneumonia
  • Congenital lung abnormalities
  • Neuromuscular respiratory diseases
  • Pediatric lung transplant (post management)
  • Pulmonary aspiration
  • Pulmonary sleep disorders
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Chest wall deformities
  • Congenital lung abnormalities
  • Interstitial lung diseases
  • Pulmonary hemorrhage
  • Shortness of breath
  • Tracheostomy management
  • Ventilator management
  • Vocal cord dysfunction