Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy & Immunology

The Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy and Immunology provides consultative services for the diagnosis, evaluation and management of diseases of the respiratory tract, immune system and allergies. The Pulmonary section provides consultation in the diagnosis and management of respiratory problems and sleep disorders. The Allergy/Immunology section provides consultation in the diagnosis and management of allergies and immune-deficiency diseases. A multidisciplinary team of physicians, nurses, nutritionists and social workers offers patient management, patient/family education and support services.

Comprehensive programs are provided for patients with:

  • Angioedema
  • Asthma
  • Allergic rhinitis (hay fever)
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Atopic dermatitis
  • Bronchopulmonary dysplasia
  • Chronic lung disease
  • Chronic or recurrent sinusitis
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Food or drug allergies
  • Home mechanical ventilation
  • Insect hypersensitivity
  • Lung transplantation
  • Urticaria
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Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) Clinical Network logo

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC has been named a center of excellence by Food Allergy Research & Education, which has established the FARE Clinical Network, an initiative that aims to accelerate the development of drugs for patients with food allergies as well as improve the quality of care for this serious illness. Children’s Hospital is one of 22 centers named as inaugural members. Read more.

Referral Requirements

Referrals are required from primary care physicians or other Children’s Hospital specialty services. Referrals for patients enrolled in managed care insurance plans also may require authorization from the insurance provider and primary care physician. All necessary referral and authorization forms must be received before the patient’s visit. For accurate provider numbers or more information, please call the office number listed. Sweat testing and pulmonary function testing are available at the request of the referring physician and do not require consultation. Evaluation by the pulmonologist is needed before flexible bronchoscopy or sleep studies.

Additional Resources

Doctors

Locations

Clinical Studies

Juan Carlos Celedon, MD, DrPH

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Jonathan E Spahr, MD

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David R Nash, MD

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David M Orenstein, MD

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Daniel Jerome Weiner, MD

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Geoffrey Kurland, MD

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Sangeeta Sudeep Chakravorty, MD, Dip. ABSM

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Hey Jin Chong, MD, PhD

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Todd David Green, MD

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Jonathan D Finder, MD

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Erick Forno, MD, MPH

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Fernando Holguin, MD

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Jay Kennedy Kolls, MD

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Allyson S Larkin, MD

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Hiren Vidyadhar Muzumdar, MD

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Joseph M Pilewski, MD

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Joel Weinberg, MD

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John F Alcorn, PhD

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Nadia Boutaoui, PhD

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Wei Chen, PhD

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Yueh-Ying Han, PhD, MS

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Jieru Wang, PhD, MS

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  • Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy and Immunology

    Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
    4401 Penn Avenue
    Floor 3
    Pittsburgh, PA 15224
    412-692-5630
  • Children's North

    2599 Wexford Bayne Rd.
    Sewickley, PA 15143
    412-692-7337
  • Children's South

    205 Millers Run Road
    Bridgeville, PA 15017
    412-692-7337
  • Children's East

    4055 Monroeville Blvd.
    Building One
    Monroeville , PA 15146
    412-692-7337
  • Specialty Care Center Chippewa

    2580 Constitution Blvd.
    Beaver Falls, PA 15010
    724-773-6851
  • Specialty Care Center Erie at Magee–Womens, UPMC Hamot

    Magee–Womens, UPMC Hamot
    118 East 2nd Street
    W1150
    Erie, PA 16507
    814-877-8701
  • Specialty Care Center Hermitage

    875 North Hermitage Rd.
    Hermitage, PA 16148
    724-347-4596
  • Specialty Care Center Johnstown

    865 Eisenhower Blvd.
    Johnstown, Pennsylvania 15904
    814-266-8840
  • Specialty Care Center Wheeling

    10 Medical Park
    Wheeling, WV 26003
    304-243-3276
  • Asthma Attacks and Vitamin D Deficiency – Phase II

    Vitamin D to Prevent Severe Asthma Exacerbations (Vit-D-Kids Asthma)

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    Asthma Treatment with Steroids: The SIENA Study – Phase III

    Steroids in Eosinophil-Negative Asthma (SIENA)

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    Biomarkers of Lung Disease

    Biomarkers of Lung Disease in Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid

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    Cough Study for Males with Neuromuscular Disease – Pilot

    Cough Peak Flow And Airway Clearance in Pediatric Patients with Neuromuscular Disease

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    Cow’s Milk Allergy Treatment with Viaskin Milk Patch – Phase I/II

    Trial to Study the Efficacy and Safety of Viaskin Milk for Treating IgE-Mediated Cow’s Milk Allergy in Children

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    CF Patient Registry

    Participation in the Cystic Fibrosis Patient Registry

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    Cystic Fibrosis, Aspergillosis & the Effect of Vitamin D

    Open-label Vitamin D Trial for Patients with Cystic Fibrosis and Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis

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    Cystic Fibrosis & the Effects of Inhaled Bicarbonate

    Effects of Inhaled Bicarbonate on Airway pH in Cystic Fibrosis

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    Immunological Factors of Lung Functions

    Mechanisms of Immune Tolerance and Inflammation in Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis (ABPA) in Patients with Cystic Fibrosis

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    Peanut Allergy Treatment Using Viaskin® Patch – Phase III

    Trial to Assess Peanut Epicutaneous Immunotherapy Efficacy and Safety (PEPITES) with Viaskin Peanut in Peanut-Allergic Children

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    Peanut Allergy Treatment with AR101 Oral Immunotherapy – Phase III

    Peanut Allergy Oral Immunotherapy Study of AR101 for Desensitation in Children and Adults (PALISADE)

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    Severe Asthma Investigation

    Severe Asthma Research Program: Inflammation, Myofibroblasts and Loss of Elastic Recoil in Severe Asthma

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    The EPIC Observational Study

    The EPIC Observational Study: Long-Term Study of Risk Factors and Impact of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Early Anti-Pseudomonal Treatment in Children with Cystic Fibrosis

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