Asthma Treatment Programs (Pediatric)

If your child has asthma, seek the best care possible.

Whether your child has mild, moderate or severe asthma, having a pediatric asthma specialist assess and treat his or her specific needs can mean your child can get healthier, faster. Our pediatric specialists are the best in their fields, working in an environment dedicated to meeting the rising demand for asthma care. Our comprehensive program offers patients and their families a multidisciplinary approach to the evaluation and management of their asthma.


Our Pediatric Asthma Treatment Programs offer:

  • Evaluation for allergies and other triggers
  • Diagnostic tests not available elsewhere
  • Individualized treatment plans that reflect each child’s specific needs
  • Rehabilitation services, including pulmonary rehabilitation and occupational therapy
  • Nutrition counseling and education
  • Psychological assessment and treatment
  • Art therapy programs
  • Pediatric Severe Asthma Clinic

At National Jewish Health, you and your child have the support of the leading respiratory hospital in the nation. Families come here from around the world to receive treatment they can’t find anywhere else.

There are two programs that children with asthma can enter at National Jewish Health to receive treatment based on the severity of their asthma and the level of difficulty in managing their disease: The Pediatric Outpatient Clinic and the Pediatric Day Program.


Reasons to Visit National Jewish Health

The management of asthma can vary based on the particular child; education and regular treatments can help to successfully control it. Any one of the following is a good reason to see the National Jewish Health for Kids asthma team:

  • Asthma interferes with the ability to sleep or perform daily activities
  • Asthma is not well controlled
  • Interfering with exercise and/or sports
  • Needing a lot of rescue medications
  • Concerns about medications used to treat asthma
  • Wanting to know if allergies are playing a role
  • Regular doctor suggests an evaluation
  • Wanting to participate in research studies to learn more about asthma and new treatments


Related Programs


Clinical Trials

Identifying Characteristics and Patterns of Asthma

Our researchers are working to identify the clinical, physiologic, genetic and molecular characteristics of asthmatics.

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Reasons to Choose National Jewish Health

  • The leading respiratory hospital in the nation and the only one devoted fully to the treatment of respiratory and related illnesses
  • Ranked #1 or #2 in Pulmonology by U.S. News & World Report for 25 consecutive years
  • Ranked in the top 5 percent of hospitals in the nation by HCAHPS
  • Physicians consistently recognized among the best in the nation by multiple services, including Best Doctors in America and Castle Connolly
  • Among the top 5 percent of organizations funded for research by the NIH, providing patients access to hundreds of active clinical trials
  • 122-history of focus on care, research and education serving patients from around the world with lung, heart, immune and related disorders


Wyoming Family Can’t Say Enough ‘Good Things’ About National Jewish Health

Christian McMackin no longer struggles for air. The youngster came to National Jewish Health in 2016 after his parents, Misti and Chris noticed that their son was coughing, wheezing and having difficulty breathing. After spending a week at the nation’s #1 respiratory hospital, Christian’s family had concrete answers about his condition. Misti continues to be pleased with the care her son receives at National Jewish Health and recommends the hospital to others dealing with asthma.

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