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Pulmonary Programs

The Division of Pulmonary Medicine has developed specialized programs to treat certain conditions in the most comprehensive way possible. Browse our list of programs to learn more about the expert-led initiatives that can help treat your child.

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Aerodigestive Program

A multi-disciplinary team of specialists in Lurie Children’s Aerodigestive Program treat diseases of the respiratory and upper digestive tract, including the lips, mouth, tongue, nose, throat, vocal cords, esophagus and windpipe.

Asthma Program

Lurie Children’s Asthma Program treats more kids with asthma than any other area hospital or medical center. Learn more about available treatment options.

Cystic Fibrosis Center

Lurie Children's has the largest accredited treatment center in Illinois committed to customized treatment of cystic fibrosis in children.

High-Risk Asthma Program

The High-Risk Asthma Program at Lurie Children's takes a multidisciplinary approach to provide comprehensive care for patients with severe, hard to control asthma. Employing a patient-centered approach to care, the program aims to better control the severity of attacks, prevent asthma exacerbations and improve the quality of life for the patient...

Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD) Center of Excellence

Lurie Children’s is one of a handful of institutions in the country – and the first in Illinois – to offer a Pediatric Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD) Center of Excellence accredited by the PCD Foundation.

Pulmonary Habilitation Program

Many of Lurie Children's Pulmonary Habilitation Program patients come from neonatal or pediatric intensive care units throughout the Midwest, typically needing ventilators to help them breathe.

Pulmonary Hypertension Service

Lurie Children’s Pulmonary Hypertension Service cares for children of all ages with pulmonary hypertension, a disease of the very small blood vessels within the lungs, with expertise from Pulmonary Medicine, the Heart Center and Neonatology.

Sleep Medicine

Lurie Children's sleep medicine specialists provide sleep studies and research for children with sleep disorders.