Symptoms of lung conditions often mimic those of other illnesses. Yet an accurate diagnosis is essential for your child’s health and well-being. Our pediatric pulmonologists provide evaluations and treatment strategies for a wide range of common and complex lung and breathing-related conditions.

Diagnoses and treatment

Diagnosing the cause of pulmonary issues is crucial for determining appropriate treatment. Pediatric pulmonologists offer state-of-the-art diagnostic testing in a comfortable, child-friendly setting. These services include:

Maintaining a good quality of life can require ongoing management for many pulmonary conditions. Your pediatric pulmonologist will take time to educate you and your child about the condition. When necessary, your pulmonologist will work with you to develop a treatment plan that fits your child and your family’s unique needs.

Multidisciplinary team approach

The medical professionals on the pediatric pulmonology team2 are committed to providing skilled, compassionate care in an environment targeted to the needs of you and your child. The multidisciplinary team includes:

  • Lurie Children's specialists, board-certified in pediatrics and pediatric pulmonology
  • Registered nurses, with certification in asthma education
  • Pulmonary technicians
  • Social worker
  • Respiratory therapists
  • Nutritionist

Conditions

When it comes to diagnosing and treating your infant, child or adolescent’s medical condition, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital1 offers the kind of care every parent hopes for in a location that’s close to home, including:

  • A comprehensive range of nationally recognized specialty care
  • Convenient access to more than 150 pediatric specialists at Central DuPage Hospital, Delnor Hospital and the Northwestern Medicine Chicago Proton Center3
  • The latest advances in diagnostic and treatment strategies

In addition, the CDH Pediatric Emergency Department is IDPH Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics (EDAP) and is designated by the State of Illinois as a Level II Trauma Center.


Related Resources

Pediatric Specialist Directory for Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital: Find a Pediatric specialist.

Legal Information
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Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital is a collaborative program between Northwestern Memorial HealthCare and Lurie Children's and its affiliated physician groups. The physicians participating in this program are neither agents nor employees of Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital or Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital.

2

In the spirit of keeping you well-informed, some of the physician(s) and/or individual(s) identified are neither agents nor employees of Northwestern Memorial HealthCare or any of its affiliate organizations. They have selected our facilities as places where they want to treat and care for their private patients.

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The physicians who practice at the Northwestern Medicine Chicago Proton Center are neither agents nor employees of Northwestern Memorial HealthCare or any of its affiliate organizations. These physicians have selected our facilities as the place where they want to treat and care for their private patients.

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