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Respiratory Medicine
Respiratory Medicine

Respiratory medicine

We provide multidisciplinary inpatient and outpatient services for infants and children with acute and chronic respiratory problems, including:

  • Asthma
  • Chronic Respiratory Failure/Insufficiency
  • Complex Diseases
  • Congenital Lung Abnormalities
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Lung Transplantation
  • Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia
  • Sleep Related Respiratory Disorders

Our patients receive comprehensive care from our physicians, certified nurse practitioners, nutritionists and social workers. We are committed to providing outstanding patient care, instructing young physicians and nurses and researching pulmonary diseases and treatments.

What we do

The Asthma Care Program provides comprehensive asthma care for children with moderate to severe asthma. Our paediatric pulmonologists work together with nurse practitioners, nurses and respiratory therapists to offer a multidisciplinary approach to treating children and adolescents with severe asthma.

Education and learning

Educational activities for the Division of Respiratory Medicine are directed by Dr. Melinda Solomon. In the Department of Paediatrics they are led by the Associate Chair of Paediatrics (Education), Dr. Rayfel Schneider.

Research activities

Learn more about the clinical research activities the members of Respiratory Medicine are actively participating in.