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Rady Children's Specialists

Pulmonary / Respiratory Medicine

Team

Our interdisciplinary team includes board-certified pediatric pulmonologists, dietitians, social workers, nurse practitioners, a genetic counselor, pharmacists, nurses, a research nurse and respiratory therapists, all of whom are devoted to providing family-centered care.

Physicians

Kelan Tantisira, M.D., M.P,H., Division Chief, Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Kathryn Akong, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Cystic Fibrosis Center; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Rakesh Bhattacharjee, M.D., Sleep Director, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Matejka Cernelc-Kohan, M.D., Medical Director, Respiratory Therapy, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Eulalia Cheng, M.D., Staff Physician, UC San Diego

Thu A. Duong, M.D., Asssistant Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Gabriel G. Haddad, M.D., Physician-in-Chief & Chief Scientific Officer, Rady Children’s; Distinguished Professor, Pediatrics & Neuroscience; Chairman of Pediatrics & Vice Dean, Children’s Academic Programs, UC San Diego

Jeremy Landeo-Gutierrez, M.D.,M.P.H., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Patricia Lenhart-Pendergrass, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Physician, UC San Diego

Daniel Lesser, M.D., Clinical Director and Fellowship Director; Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Meerana Lim, M.D., Associate Director, Cystic Fibrosis Center; Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Aparna Rao, M.D., Associate Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Julie Ryu, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Fellows

Amanda Khoury, M.D.

Richard J. Wong, D.O.