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 #7 in US News and World Report.
10 Best Hospitals
Parents Magazine includes Nationwide Children's Hospital on its exclusive list of the 10 Best Children’s Hospitals in 2013.
Nationwide Children's also ranks 6th in Pulmonary services.
Pediacast Interview with Dr. McCoy
PediaCast: Asthma Technology and Mobile Apps
July 2013 – June 2014
Inpatient Discharges: 1,351
Observation and Outpatient-in-a-Bed Discharges*: 1,018
Total Discharges: 2,369
Average Length of Stay**: 4.6
Average Daily Census**: 17.1
Patient Days**: 6,224
Inpatient Consults: 354
CF with Endo Clinic Visits: 56
Complex Asthma-Pulmonary Clinic Visits: 24
Dublin Pulmonary Clinic Visits: 539
Lung Transplant Clinic Visits: 101
Westerville Pulmonary Clinic Visits: 1,937
Lima Pulmonary Clinic Visits: 168
Pulmonary Clinic Visits: 6,969
Springfield Pulmonary Clinic Visits: 43
Total Pulmonary Clinic Visits: 9,837
Pulmonary Rehab Clinic Visits: 791
Pulmonary Diagnostics Clinic Visits: 235
Dublin Pulmonary Diagnostics Clinic Visits: 13
Hilltop Pulmonary Diagnostics Clinic Visits: 1
Westerville Pulmonary Diagnostics Clinic Visits: 15
Total Pulmonary Diagnostics Clinic Visits: 1,055
Cystic Fibrosis Patients: 537
* Excludes sleep studies.
**Excludes observation and outpatient-in-a-bed patients.