Respiratory diseases affect all aspects of a patient’s life. We help them find relief with a complete range of care and ongoing follow-up. Our highly trained pulmonologists and clinical staff treat approximately 15,000 patients a year with respiratory diseases and disorders.
If your child has a condition affecting their lungs and breathing, you know it can impact every aspect of life, from playing with friends to learning at school. At Phoenix Children’s, we are here to help – whether your child has a common condition such as asthma or pneumonia or is living with a something more complex such as cystic fibrosis or bronchopulmonary dysplasia.
Our highly trained pediatric pulmonologists and clinical staff treat approximately 15,000 patients a year. These experts include:
- Pediatric pulmonologists
- Certified nurse practitioners
- Specialized nurses
- Specialized medical assistants
- Respiratory therapists
- Social workers
We work closely with other specialists throughout the hospital to make sure your child receives comprehensive, well-coordinated care.
Nationally Known Care
The Cystic Fibrosis Center at Phoenix Children’s was the first program in Arizona accredited by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. What does this mean? Not only do our physicians bring compassionate care to each patient, but they also rank among the top in the country.
Building Healthier Communities
Our asthma program hits the road all year long, thanks to the Breathmobile! This mobile asthma unit provides testing, treatment and support for children with asthma in Phoenix’s underserved inner city, where asthma rates are highest. We’re having an impact in these communities: Reports indicate a 70% drop in emergency room visits due to asthma and a 73% drop in asthma-related hospital stays.
Leaders in Pediatric Care
Phoenix Children's is consistently recognized as a "Best Children's Hospital" by U.S. News & World Report. We are one of only 22 children’s hospitals that rank in all 10 surveyed specialties for 2021-22.
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Our nationally recognized physicians are dedicated to focusing on your child's unique needs in the following specialties: