Pediatric Pulmonology Clinic

The Pediatric Pulmonology unit cares for children with acute and chronic lung diseases in both Ein Kerem and Mount Scopus. It provides diagnosis and treatment to a variety of respiratory abnormalities including

  • congenital anomalies
  • bronchopulmonary dysplasia
  • recurrent pneumonia
  • bronchiectasis
  • interstitial lung diseases
  • asthma
  • cystic fibrosis
  • primary ciliary dyskinesia
  • upper airway obstruction

Our medical staff has unique expertise in performing rigid and flexible bronchoscopies with over 300 procedures a year, including invasive procedures such as foreign bodies' extraction and endoscopic closure of recurrent tracheo-esophageal fistula.

The pulmonary lung function laboratory provides a variety of lung function testing including

  • infant pulmonary function testing
  • spirometry
  • lung volumes and resistance measurements
  • bronchial challenges for the diagnosis of asthma in all ages including by lung sound detection
  • cardiorespiratory assessment by incremental exercise for the evaluation of effort dyspnea
  • tests for pre flight assessment