specialized, comprehensive care for children with breathing issues
The pediatric pulmonary medicine team at Dayton Children's provides expert care for children and teens with breathing problems. Our board-certified, fellowship-trained pediatric pulmonologists lead a team of experienced nurses and respiratory thereapists to provide the highest quality of care for patients. They provide treatment for the full range of breathing-related conditions such as asthma, undiagnosed wheezing and coughing and cystic fibrosis.
Our patients and families appreciate the personal, consistent care they receive from our team. Many of our patients have a complex medical condition. That’s why our team works with other experts at Dayton Children’s to make sure each patient receives the care they need. These can include experts in the heart, sleep, speech and many others.
U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in hospital rankings and consumer advice, lists Dayton Children’s Hospital's pulmonology in the new 2019-20 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings.
Daniel Evans, MD, Division Chiefpulmonology
Gary Mueller, MD, Program Directorpulmonology
Elizabeth Bacon, DOpulmonology
Jennifer Shook, MSN, RN CPNP-PCpulmonology
Leora Langdon, RN, CPNPpulmonology
programs and services
Dayton Children’s Cystic Fibrosis Center is accredited by and follows care guidelines from the National Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The Cystic Fibrosis Center has also received special recognition from the foundation as the recipient of the Quality Care Award.Learn more
Our doctors and nurses have extensive backgrounds in caring for children with asthma and personalize each child’s care plan according to his or her needs while following the care guidelines developed by the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program.Learn more
Specialty care for airway conditions is close to home! In the past, children and families may have had to drive one or more hours to receive the care our team can provide in the Dayton Children’s Airway Management Clinic for children with airway conditions.Learn more