Pulmonary — or lung — problems in children require the expertise of medical providers who are specially trained in pediatric pulmonology. At Texas Pediatric Specialties and Family Sleep Center, the team includes such specialists, helping children in the San Antonio area breathe more freely. For expert diagnosis and treatment of your child’s pulmonary issues, call one of the two San Antonio-based clinics in Nix Alamo Heights, Shavano Park, and Lockhill-Selma, Texas, or make an appointment online.
The pediatric pulmonologists at Texas Pediatric Specialties and Family Sleep Center are certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and have a subspecialty in pediatric pulmonology. These experts specialize in treating breathing problems in infants, children, and adolescents up to the age of 18.
A pediatric pulmonologist understands the unique considerations that come with the onset of childhood breathing problems in developing lungs and is trained to find long-lasting solutions.
Children can develop any number of pulmonary problems and the following are the most common:
Any time your child struggles to breathe, it’s important to have a pediatric pulmonary specialist intervene to ensure that your child is able to breathe freely.
The team at Texas Pediatric Specialties and Family Sleep Center offers comprehensive testing of your child’s pulmonary health, which includes:
After reviewing your child’s symptoms and their medical history, your pediatric pulmonary specialist determines which tests are best for identifying the problem.
The primary goal of the pediatric pulmonary specialists at Texas Pediatric Specialties and Family Sleep Center is to improve your child’s quality of life through better breathing. They can turn to a number of tools, depending upon your child’s lung problem, which may include:
This last point is an important one as your child’s environment and physical conditioning can play large roles in their pulmonary issues. By tackling the problem from every angle, the objective is to provide your child with the tools they need for an active and happy life, free from the constraints of pulmonary issues.
For expert treatment of pediatric pulmonary disorders, call Texas Pediatric Specialties and Family Sleep Center or request an appointment using the online scheduling tool.