Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine
The mission of the Eudowood Division of Pediatric Respiratory Sciences is to improve the health of children with respiratory disorders by providing exemplary patient- and family-centered care, performing research to understand the mechanisms of disease, developing new therapies and training the next generation of health care providers.
Our physicians have the expertise to evaluate and treat a wide variety of problems, including asthma, acute and chronic pulmonary infections, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, sleep-disordered breathing, chronic cough, cystic fibrosis, dysfunctional swallowing, end-stage lung disease, interstitial lung diseases, lung failure and breathing abnormalities.
U.S. NEWS AND WORLD REPORTNationally Ranked in Pediatric Pulmonology and Lung Surgery
Johns Hopkins Children’s Center is nationally ranked in pediatric pulmonology & lung surgery, according to the 2023–2024 U.S. News & World Report Best Children’s Hospitals list.
Overall, the Children’s Center ranks #1 in Maryland and #10 in the nation, with all 10 specialties ranked in the top 25.
Conditions We Treat
Physicians, nurses and staff in the evaluate and treat a wide variety of lung-related problems, including asthma, acute and chronic pulmonary infections, cystic fibrosis and sleep disorders, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Pediatric Aerodigestive Program
Combines Johns Hopkins pulmonary, gastroenterology, dysphagia, otolaryngology and speech-language pathology experts under one roof, to provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment of complex airway and gastroenterology problems.
Johns Hopkins Cystic Fibrosis Center
Dedicated to the study and treatment of cystic fibrosis (CF). The center is accredited by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and provides multidisciplinary care to more than 250 children and 350 adults with CF.
Pediatric Sleep Center
Dedicated to the care of children from infancy to adolescence with sleep-disordered breathing, neuromuscular disease and chronic respiratory failure.
Global Program in Pediatric Respiratory Sciences
The goal of the Global Program in Pediatric Respiratory Sciences is to advance the respiratory health of children in low-income and middle-income countries. Our work spans sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, Central America and South America, with a primary focus on the countries of South Africa, Malawi and Bangladesh. We also work in Lesotho, Nigeria, India, Peru, Guatemala and Rwanda.
Clinical Education Activities
Our clinical education activities are currently focused on the respiratory management of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 across the country of Lesotho. Our research is concentrated on the epidemiology, prevention and treatment of pediatric respiratory diseases, recently including studying infant lung development and respiratory diagnostics in Bangladesh and non-invasive ventilation in Malawi.
The Global Program has supervised multiple pediatric residents and medical students in Malawi, in collaboration with University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, during tropical medicine rotations and NIH-funded research fellowships at Kamuzu Central Hospital in the capital city of Lilongwe. We also advise Ph.D. students at the Projahnmo Research Foundation in Bangladesh, in collaboration with the University of Edinburgh’s RESPIRE program.
The Global Program in Pediatric Respiratory Sciences is dedicated to our partners at Johns Hopkins and beyond. These include:
- Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
- Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering
- Desmond Tutu TB Centre, Stellenbosch University (South Africa)
- Emory University
- University College London (UK)
- UNC-Chapel Hill (USA/Malawi)
- Cincinnati Children’s Hospital (USA/Malawi)
- University of Utah (USA/Malawi)
- University of Cape Town (South Africa)
- University of Edinburgh (UK)
- Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research (India)
- Projahnmo Research Foundation (Bangladesh)
- Lifebox Foundation (UK)
- Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and Royal Children’s Hospital (Australia)
- Karolinska Institutet (Sweden)
- Save the Children (UK)
Pediatric Pulmonary Fellowship
About the Pediatric Pulmonology Fellowship Program
The pediatric pulmonary fellowship at Johns Hopkins is an ACGME-approved program and is funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Learn more and apply to the program.
Meet the Fellowship Faculty
Twenty-five faculty members participate in our training program as research preceptors.
The Global Program in Pediatric Respiratory Sciences at Johns Hopkins brings residents to low-income and middle-income countries to help care for children and train health care providers.
Consultation services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
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