Asthma Clinic


The Pediatric High Risk Asthma Program is a joint program of the Divisions of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine and Allergy-Immunology. Each Wednesday afternoon clinic is staffed by asthma –specialist faculty and pulmonary and allergy-immunology fellows. Patients with high risk asthma are seen in a multidisciplinary clinic which includes nurse practitioners, nurses, respiratory care and social work. Specialized services such as allergy skin testing, immunotherapy, pulmonary function testing (including methacholine and exercise challenge testing) and referral to other specialists (ENT, GI) are readily available through this clinic.