Lainee Balsimo has received treatment at Children's for pleuropulmonary blastoma, a rare form of lung cancer found in 30-50 kids in the U.S. each year.
Gigi Chawla, MD, joined "WCCO Mid-Morning" to share ways that parents can avoid and treat illnesses in winter with their children.
Young Sam has been through a multitude of challenges and undergone more surgeries and procedures than most people do in their entire life.
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At Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, we feel fortunate to be a part of so many kids’ lives. The pulmonology and respiratory team cares for thousands of children each year in our inpatient and outpatient settings. Every patient is special to us.
The pulmonary and respiratory team at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota is nationally recognized. We specialize in diagnosing, treating and managing any problem that affects a child’s breathing. The physicians from Children’s and Children's Respiratory & Critical Care Specialists have received years of special training in lung and respiratory care.
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We treat patients with both acute and chronic breathing problems in the Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota pulmonology and respiratory medicine program. Our asthma clinic is the largest pediatric asthma center in the state. Our Cystic Fibrosis Center – where kids with CF, a pulmonary related condition are seen, is in the top tier of cystic fibrosis centers in the Midwest. We’ve even been accredited by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation as a Translational and Therapeutics Development Center. That means we are able to offer leading-edge clinical trial drugs to patients.
The pediatric pulmonology and respiratory medicine program at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota gives children the breath of life — literally. We help children with chronic and acute lung problems breathe easier using the newest, most effective treatments. We're there with them every step of the way.