Pediatric Pulmonology

The Division of Pulmonology at The Children’s Hospital at Saint Peter’s University Hospital diagnoses and manages acute and chronic respiratory disorders and diseases, such as asthma, in children of all ages. Saint Peter’s offers comprehensive pulmonary evaluation, treatment and management for children with:

  • Asthma
  • Wheezing
  • Croup
  • Chronic cough
  • Trouble breathing during exercise
  • Pneumonia
  • Recurrent and persistent pneumonia
  • Unusual respiratory infections
  • Bronchopulmonary dysplasia/chronic lung disease.

As part of our comprehensive neonatology services, premature babies with underdeveloped lungs are treated for the following conditions:

  • Snoring and obstructive sleep apnea
  • Pulmonary complications from neuromuscular disease
  • Airway and chest wall abnormalities
  • Apnea or abnormal breathing pattern
  • Cystic fibrosis.

Diagnostic testing and treatment used to treat infants and children include:

  • Spirometry
  • Pulmonary function testing
  • Flexible bronchoscopy to help view inside the lungs
  • Chest X-rays and computed tomography (CT scan)
  • Sweat testing and genetic testing to diagnose cystic fibrosis
  • Exercise testing to assess lung function in children with exercise-induced symptoms.
Archana Singh
Archana Singh, MD
Chief, Division of Pediatric Pulmonology

Saint Peter’s University Hospital
254 Easton Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901 

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