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Pediatric Pulmonary, Allergy-Immunology, and Sleep Medicine

The Section of Pediatric Pulmonary, Allergy-Immunology, and Sleep Medicine offers extensive services for evaluation and management of acute and chronic respiratory diseases, allergies (food and environmental), primary and secondary immune deficiencies, and sleep disorders. We provide allergy tests by skin prick test, blood test, and food challenge. Our team provides an individualized action plan and comprehensive patient education. The UI Health Sleep Science Center provides diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment for children with sleep disorders.

Our team includes board-certified physicians in Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy-Immunology, and Pediatric Sleep Medicine; nurses; and pharmacists. Our comprehensive asthma program focuses on preventive care to minimize visits to emergency rooms, unplanned doctors’ office visits, hospitalizations, and school absenteeism.

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We treat the following conditions:

  • Asthma and difficult-to-treat asthma
  • Environmental and food allergy
  • Bronchopulmonary dysplasia
  • Primary and secondary immune deficiency
  • OSA (pediatric obstructive sleep apnea)
  • Pediatric sleep disorders
  • Other allergic disorders

Our full range of diagnostic evaluations and care management includes:

  • Expanded pulmonary function testing laboratory, including impulse oscillometry, spirometry, plethysmography, and diffusing capacity
  • Skin testing for environmental and food allergies
  • Pediatric bronchoscopy services
  • Personalized asthma education
  • Sleep studies and more

Our vision of a nationally recognized, fully integrated program to provide outstanding clinical care, research, and education is being realized here at UI Health. Our team emphasizes preventive measures to reduce unplanned healthcare visits and optimize the quality of life for our patients and their families.

Harsha Kumar, MD  |  Section Chief