Ranked as one of the top ten pediatric pulmonary programs by U.S. News & World Report, our pediatric experts offer specialized patient care and support for the entire family whether your child is newly diagnosed or has been living with a respiratory illness for many years. From asthma to lung transplant, our physicians, nurses and support staff provide quality care for all your child’s respiratory needs.
In addition, the Sleep Disorders Center at Nationwide Children's Hospital assists primary care physicians and specialists with the diagnosis and treatment of infants, children and adolescents with sleep problems.
Key Programs and Clinics include:
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Therapeutics Development Network of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Nationwide Children’s Hospital has been selected to serve as one of 13 special translational research centers in a network of 77 clinical trial sites that are part of the Therapeutics Development Network (TDN) of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The translational research centers will lead the newest Phase I clinical trials and provide scientific direction to the entire network. This new designation will allow Nationwide Children’s to be a leader in cutting-edge research combating the life-shortening, genetic disease cystic fibrosis. The clinical trials network is responsible for facilitating safe, rapid and coordinated evaluation of new treatments for cystic fibrosis.
Meet Don Hayes, MD, director of the Lung and Heart-Lung Transplant Program at Nationwide Children’s.
Karen S. McCoy, MD
US News and World Report
Pulmonary Medicine ranked #6 in US News and World Report.
Pediacast Interview with Dr. McCoy
PediaCast: Asthma Technology and Mobile Apps
July 2015 through June 2016
Inpatient Discharges: 1,353
Observation and Outpatient-in-a-Bed Discharges*: 1,108
Total Discharges: 2,461
Average Length of Stay†: 4.8
Average Daily Census†: 17.8
Patient Days†: 6,502
Inpatient Consults: 412
CF with Endo Clinic Visits: 53
Complex Asthma-Pulmonary Clinic Visits: 133
Dublin Pulmonary Clinic Visits: 581
Lung Transplant Clinic Visits: 95
Westerville Pulmonary Clinic Visits: 1,735
Lima Pulmonary Clinic Visits: 323
Pulmonary Clinic Visits: 7,491
Total Pulmonary Clinic Visits: 10,411
Pulmonary Rehab Clinic Visits: 757
Pulmonary Diagnostics Clinic Visits: 294
Dublin Pulmonary Diagnostics Clinic Visits: 12
Hilltop Pulmonary Diagnostics Clinic Visits: 11
Westerville Pulmonary Diagnostics Clinic Visits: 13
Total Pulmonary Diagnostics Clinic Visits: 1,087
Cystic Fibrosis Patients: 545
*Excludes observation and outpatient-in-a-bed patients.
**Excludes sleep studies.