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Friday, May 24, 2013
The Section of Pulmonary Medicine at Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio is devoted to the diagnosis and management of all acute and chronic respiratory disorders and diseases in children. Conditions that are treated include:
An interdisciplinary team comprised of a physician, clinical dietician, clinical nurse specialist, massage therapist, physical therapist, psychologist, recreational therapist, and respiratory therapist works collaboratively to improve the well-being of patients afflicted with pulmonary illness.
Staffed by faculty from the Department of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University, the Section of Pulmonary Medicine is accredited by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation as a Cystic Fibrosis Accredited Care Center and by the American Lung Association as an Asthma Clinical Research Center.
Section of Pulmonary Medicine faculty Elizabeth D. Allen, MD, John S. Heintz, MD, Karen S. McCoy, MD, Richard D. Shell, MD, and Mark Splaingard, MD answer NetWellness questions on Asthma, Cystic Fibrosis, and Sleep Disorders.
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Last Reviewed: Oct 24, 2008
Karen S McCoy, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Professor at the School of Allied Medical Professionals
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University