The pediatric pulmonology program at Children's Mercy is recognized as one of the top programs in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report. The Division of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine treats a wide variety of acute and chronic respiratory disorders and sleep disorders in children. We also provide ongoing community educational support to Greater Kansas City area schools and hold annual seminars for families of children who have Cystic Fibrosis and Narcolepsy.
Our multidisciplinary team includes eight board certified pediatric pulmonologists. The Children's Mercy pulmonary team is comprised of clinic nurses, nurse practitioners, pediatric respiratory therapists, medical social workers, dietitians, clinical psychologists, polysomnography technologists and more. Meet the team»
- Our Sleep Disorders Program is the only pediatric program in the region accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
- Our Cystic Fibrosis Center is certified by the National Cystic Fibrosis Foundation for clinical care, education and clinical research.
- Our infant and pediatric home vent programs enable infants and children to be at home with their families while working toward the goal of freedom from ventilator support.
- Education of other health professionals provides the opportunity to extend our "medical home" concept into their community practices. In this way, we support good communication and continuity of care for our shared patients.