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Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine

The Division of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine at Children's Mercy is recognized as one of the top programs in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report. Our multidisciplinary team cares for children with a wide variety of acute and chronic respiratory and sleep disorders. 

Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine Staff

Our comprehensive team includes eight board certified pediatric pulmonary physicians. The Children's Mercy care team is comprised of clinic nurses, nurse practitioners, pediatric respiratory therapists, medical social workers, dietitians, clinical psychologists, polysomnography technologists and more. Meet the team»

Program Highlights

  • Our Sleep Disorders Program is the only pediatric program in the region accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
  • Our Cystic Fibrosis Center is certified by the National Cystic Fibrosis Foundation for clinical care, education and clinical research.
  • Our home vent program enables infants and children to be at home with their families while working toward the goal of freedom from ventilator support.

Education of other health professionals provides the opportunity to extend our "medical home" concept into their community practices. In this way, we support good communication and continuity of care for our shared patients.

 

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