Paediatric Pulmonology

Aster Women and Children Hospital's dedicated Centre for Paediatric Pulmonology is one of the best pulmonology departments which combines expertise with the latest technological developments to offer best clinical and interventional services in pediatric pulmonology and sleep medicine.
 
The department is specialized with special emphasis on Asthma, respiratory clinic, allergy testing in pediatric population. Our team manages acute and long-term respiratory conditions through our evidence-based and latest treatments. Our pulmonologists, specialize in Bronchiectasis, Cystic fibrosis, Primary ciliary dyskinesias, Immunodeficiencies and conduct dedicated bimonthly state-of-the-art multidisciplinary clinics gathering all specialities under one roof providing support groups.

Our pediatric pulmonologists excel in interventional pulmonology treating complex advanced lung diseases, congenital lung malformations, pediatric airway stenting, Foreign body removal, pediatric and neonatal bronchoscopic procedures.

At our centre we follow international treatment protocols to ensure optimal evidence-based care at all times and offer best-in-class health care services for pediatric care.

Services Offered

  1. Respiratory Clinic
  2. Asthma clinic
  3. Pediatric Airway Clinic
  4. Foreign Body removal
  5. Bronchoscopic procedures
  6. Treatment for Advanced Pediatric Lung Diseases
  7. Congenital lung malformations
     

Our Doctors

We have some of the best specialists from around the world, they bring years of experience and offer evidence based treatment to ensure the best care for you.

Faqs

Want to find out more about the treatment? The answer to your questions can be found below.

Can my newborn baby be suffering from pulmonary disease?

A newborn baby may have Newborn respiratory distress syndrome if the lungs are not fully developed and are not providing enough oxygen, which may cause breathing difficulty. This condition has been usually observed in newborn babies.

Can respiratory diseases be allergic?

Yes, respiratory diseases can be allergic and affect breathing in children. If, the child is creating a wheezing sound while breathing or if there is rapid breathing or shortness of breath it might be a sign of allergic respiratory infection. A dry cough with clear mucus also indicates that it can be an allergy.

What are the common pulmonary/ lung diseases in children?

  • Chronic cough 
  • Wheezing 
  • Pneumonia
  • Exercise limitation
  • Asthma
  • Cystic fibrosis 
  • Lung diseases in infants include chronic lung diseases like bronchopulmonary dysplasia.

If I visit the pediatric pulmonology center at Aster, I can get treatment for which pulmonology diseases for my child.

  • Our team manages, acute and long-term respiratory conditions through our evidence-based and latest treatments. 
  • Our pulmonologists specialize in Bronchiectasis, Cystic fibrosis, Primary ciliary dyskinesias, Immunodeficiencies 
  • We conduct dedicated bimonthly state-of-the-art multidisciplinary clinics gathering all specialties under one roof and providing support groups

Who is a pediatric pulmonologist?

A pediatric pulmonologist is an experienced and qualified doctor who has expertise in diagnosing, treating, and managing from newborn to 18 years old for breathing and lung diseases.

Is asthma in children allergic?

Asthma is not allergic but children having allergies or having a family history of allergies are more susceptible to asthma. If a child having asthma also have allergies it can worsen the symptoms of asthma

What common clinical tests would the doctor suggest if my child is suffering from pulmonary disease?

The doctor might suggest following tests for your child depending upon the symptoms

  • Flexible fiberoptic bronchoscopy
  • X-ray
  • Pulmonary function testing 
  • Sweat chloride test
  • Bronchoalveolar lavage
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Skin prick test

What are the signs that my child is suffering from pulmonary disease?

  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Shortness of breath 
  • A cough that is persisting for long 
  • Mucus or blood in cough 
  • Pain and discomfort while breathing

What services does the pulmonology department of Aster Women and Children Hospital provide?

  • Aster Women and Children Hospital’s dedicated Centre for Pediatric Pulmonology is one of the best pulmonology departments which combines expertise with the latest technological developments to offer the best clinical and interventional services in pediatric pulmonology and sleep medicine.
  • The department is specialized with special emphasis on Asthma, respiratory clinic, and allergy testing in the pediatric population.
  • Our pediatric pulmonologists excel in interventional pulmonology treating complex advanced lung diseases, congenital lung malformations, Pediatric airway stenting, Foreign body removal, and pediatric and neonatal bronchoscopic procedures. 
  • At our center, we follow international treatment protocols to ensure optimal evidence-based care at all times and offer best-in-class healthcare services for pediatric care.

What is the most common pulmonology disease seen in Children?

Bronchitis is the most common lung disease seen in children. It is a viral infection, in which the large breathing tubes that open into the lungs get swollen and red. This causes breathing issues and irritation in these tubes called bronchial tubes because of too much mucus created by the linings.

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