Your child’s breathing problems could mean that he or she has a pediatric pulmonary disease. We know that you want the best care for your child, and you’ll find it at National Jewish Health for Kids in Denver, Colorado. Our pediatric pulmonology program is a recognized leader in the care and treatment of children and adolescents with respiratory (lung) diseases.
Our pediatric pulmonologists and multidisciplinary team care for children of all ages with lung problems. We offer advanced testing, individualized care and open communication with your family and your physician. Our pulmonary doctors are researchers too, so your child will have access to the latest clinical trials and most effective treatments.
At National Jewish Health for Kids, you’ll find:
- A wide variety of pediatric pulmonology programs to meet your child’s needs
- The latest in clinical trials
- A focused and integrated approach
- State-of-the-art testing
- A therapy plan designed especially for your child.
Our goal for you and your child is to determine your child’s diagnosis and develop a plan of care that will allow your child to be as symptom-free as possible.
Condition InformationAsthma (Pediatric) Overview
- Acute and Chronic Eosinophilic Pneumonia
- Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis (ABPA)
- Bronchiectasis Overview
- Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
- Ciliary Dyskinesia
- Croup (Pediatric)
- Cystic Fibrosis (CF)
- Eosinophilic Lung Diseases
- Exercise Intolerance in Children
- Exercise-Induced Shortness of Breath (Pediatric)
- Hypereosinophilic Syndromes
- Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
- Hypoxemia (Pediatric)
- Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) Overview
- Sleep Disorders
- Vocal Cord Dysfunction (VCD)
- Vocal Cord Dysfunction (VCD)
- Wheezing in Infants
Programs & ServicesSevere Asthma Clinic (Pediatric)
- Day Program (Pediatric)
- Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine
- Exercise & Performance Breathing Center
- Nasal Disorder
- Outpatient Clinic (Pediatric)
- Pulmonary Diagnostic Center (Pediatric)
- Respiratory Treatment Programs
- Speech Language Pathology
- Speech Therapy
- The Cohen Family Asthma Institute
James Brock, DO
Elizabeth M. Fan, PA-C
Jane E. Gross, MD, PhD
J. Tod Olin, MD, MSCS
Jennifer L. Taylor-Cousar, MD, MSCS
Pamela L. Zeitlin, MD, MPhil, PhD
Our Patient Education Program at National Jewish Health provides many free educational opportunities and support groups to assist patients and caregivers with managing illnesses and chronic conditions.
Download Free Patient Education Materials
There are a number of written materials to support patient education at National Jewish Health. They include Understanding Booklets, Med Facts, Test Facts, Medication handouts and more.
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 26 consecutive years
- Ranked in the top 5% 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 6% of organizations funded for research by the NIH, providing patients access to hundreds of active clinical trials
- 124-year history of focus on care, research and education serving patients from around the world with lung, heart, immune and related disorders
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Many patients who come to National Jewish Health are trying to find answers to ongoing health issues. Our doctors use advanced testing to accurately diagnose our patients’ conditions and determine the best treatment plan.
Katie Hastie knows her boys, Malik and Kaori Davenport, will receive a quality education and that their health will be closely monitored every day at the National Jewish Health Morgridge Academy for chronically ill children. She doesn’t believe another school in Colorado could provide her that peace of mind. Malik are Kaori, who are in the fifth and sixth grades, respectively, were both born with cystic fibrosis.