Pulmonology

Our pediatric pulmonologists diagnos and treat several issues related to breathing and sleep. Their expertise lies in the general functioning of your child's respiratory system and work closely with allergists and immunologists to treat underlying problems that cause difficulty breathing.


Services Overview:

  • Two pediatric pulmonologists
  • Treats 5,000 patients annually
  • Treats complex airway issues including asthma, cystic fibrosis, neuromuscular conditions, chronic lung disease associated with premature birth
  • Support families in managing tracheotomies and ventilators
  • Performs 150 bronchoscopies annually

For more complex cases, your child's pulmonologist might request a pulmonary function test.


Diagnosis and Treatment:

  • Apnea of Prematurity
  • Asthma
  • Atelectasis
  • Chronic Cough or Wheeze
  • CP/Scoliosis/Neuromuscular Disease
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • GERD and Associated Respiratory Problems
  • Stridor/Noisy Breathing
  • Structural Airway Abnormalities
  • Thoracic Insufficiency
  • Trach/Vent Management
  • Tests and Procedures:
  • AeroDigestive Endoscopic Evaluations
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cardio-Respiratory Multi-channel Studies
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Metabolic Exercise Studies
  • Nutritional Evaluations for Ideal Weight
  • pH Probes
  • Polysomnography
  • Pulmonary Function Testing
  • Therapy Vest/Cpap/Bipap fittings

Outpatient pediatric pulmonology services availalbe at this location:


Pediatric Specialty Clinic
7777 Hennessy Boulevard, Suite 406
Baton Rouge, LA 70808


Telephone Number:
(225) 765-3456


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