Specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of complex respiratory conditions and disorders, the Pediatric Pulmonology Practice at Valley Children’s provides outpatient care and 24/7 inpatient and emergency care.  We work closely with services like the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU).The team participates in clinical research involving conditions like cystic fibrosis (CF) and asthma. We are a multidisciplinary California Children’s Services (CCS) recognized Cystic Fibrosis Center and Home Ventilator Clinic. We are also recognized as a Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) accredited center, and we are affiliated with the CFF Core Center at Stanford Medical Center. These recognitions acknowledge our commitment to the highest standards of care.

Services Offered & Conditions Treated

  • Asthma
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Patients with chronic respiratory failure on home ventilators
  • Sleep apnea
  • Chronic lung disease 
  • Respiratory failure due to muscular dystrophy (in coordination with Valley Children’s Department of Neurology at Valley Children’s Muscular Dystrophy Clinic)
  • Valley fever
  • Chronic cough
  • Babies with noisy breathing (stridor)
  • Recurrent pneumonia
  • Persistent wheezing
  • Foreign body choking
  • Allergic diseases and immunodeficiencies
  • Near drowning
  • Tracheostomies
  • Chest pain/exercise induced asthma
  • Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA)
  • Chronic sinus problems
  • Clinical research
  • CCS-approved Home Ventilator Clinic that manages patients on home ventilators

Diagnostic Services

  • Complete pulmonary function testing
  • Flexible bronchoscopy
  • Sleep studies
  • Exercise stress test
  • Brochoprovocation testing
  • Allergy testing

Diagnostic Services

  • Full function Pulmonary Function Testing (PTP) lab
  • Full function Bronchoscopy lab
  • Full function Sleep Lab
  • Tardiness
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Daytime sleepiness
  • Waking frequently at night
  • Snoring during sleep
  • Gasping for breath during sleep

Physician Referral Guidelines

Pediatric Pulmonology Referral Guidelines

Multidisciplinary Services