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Overview

The Division of Respiratory Medicine specializes in the care of infants, children and teenagers with pulmonary and respiratory diseases, providing inpatient and outpatient services for the full spectrum of breathing problems.

U.S. News Best Hospitals BadgeExpert care is provided by the physicians of Rady Children’s Specialists of San Diego. For children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis, we provide care through their transition into adulthood. Learn about our Cystic Fibrosis Center.

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Our ACGME-accredited fellowship program trains the next generation of respiratory medicine specialists in both clinical care and research, and our world-renowned physician-scientists continue to advance their knowledge of childhood respiratory health and disease,  with the goal of discovering better treatments and cures.

Division Achievements:

  • World-renowned physician-scientists who are leaders in their fields.
  • One of the largest cystic fibrosis centers in California.
  • State-the-art sleep center with board-certified sleep medicine specialists.
  • Active participation in multidisciplinary clinics, including the Aerodigestive and Airway Surgery ProgramMultidisciplinary Neuromuscular Clinic and Severe Asthma Clinic.
  • Cutting-edge research, including a groundbreaking study led by Gabriel Haddad, M.D., that decoded the genetic basis of chronic mountain sickness, or Monge’s disease. The study provides important information that validates the genetic basis of adaptation to high altitudes and provides potential targets for CMS treatment. Read more.

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