Pulmonary, Cystic Fibrosis, Allergy & Asthma Center
Success Story of a Children's Hospital
In late spring Stephanie started to experience difficulty breathing, especially at night.
The Pulmonary, Allergy, Asthma and Cystic Fibrosis Center at Miller Children’s Hospital offers “total pulmonary care,” meaning board-certified specialists in pulmonary, asthma, allergy and immunology, work together to cover the entire pediatric respiratory spectrum. Miller Children’s Pulmonary, Allergy, Asthma and Cystic Fibrosis Center offers fully integrated, state-of-the-art, respiratory care for children from birth to 21 years with conditions involving the lungs and respiratory system such as, asthma, lung disease of premature infants, cystic fibrosis, allergies and sleep disorders. The Pulmonary, Allergy, Asthma and Cystic Fibrosis Center at Miller Children’s treats children nationally and internationally.
Miller Children’s offers specialized programs in asthma, allergy, immunology, and cystic fibrosis (CF), where children receive a comprehensive care plan that will manage their symptoms from diagnosis to treatment by a specialized care team. Miller Children’s is a leader in advanced pediatric respiratory care technology, such as pulmonary function testing for infants, lung function testing, exercise cardio-metabolic-pulmonary testing, allergy skin testing, fiber-optic bronchoscopy procedures, sleep studies and endoscopic examinations.
Miller Children’s Stands Apart
Miller Children’s is one of only three hospitals in California to earn the distinction of Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®, by The Joint Commission, for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance in children’s asthma.
Miller Children’s is one of only a few children’s hospitals to offer “total respiratory care” and is a one-stop-shop for children and adolescents with pulmonary and respiratory conditions.
Miller Children’s became one of the only Pediatric Pulmonary Centers on the West Coast to offer pulmonary function testing for infants.
The Pulmonary, Allergy and Cystic Fibrosis Center at Miller Children’s Hospital is also the only children’s hospital in the region to offer a team of physicians double board-certified in pediatric pulmonary and allergy/immunology.
The Cystic Fibrosis Center is one of the largest in the region — and works closely with the Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition Center — to provide comprehensive care for cystic fibrosis patients who have lung and GI ailments.
The Pulmonary, Allergy and Cystic Fibrosis fellowship program at Miller Children’s Hospital, trains new physicians in leading-edge techniques while encouraging them to perform creative research to further the knowledge available to treat Miller Children’s young patients.
Miller Children’s has a seamless pulmonary transitional program for adolescents with pediatric pulmonary conditions, ensuring teens and young adults are transferred to an adult care setting in a flawless manner.