U.S. News & World Report named our program among the top 10 in the nation.
Ranked as one of the top ten programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for pulmonology and lung surgery, our program provides comprehensive treatment for lung and breathing-related conditions.
Division Chief Anastassios Koumbourlis, M.D., has extensive experience in pediatric pulmonary medicine with special interests in congenital lung and airway anomalies, chest wall deformities and pulmonary complications of neuromuscular and sickle cell disease. He also treats patients in the division’s Cystic Fibrosis Center.
The division’s team provides consultation and behavioral interventions for patients with chronic and acute respiratory diseases such as cystic fibrosis and asthma as well as pulmonary patients with sickle cell and neuromuscular disorders. The consultation service includes evaluation of psychological, social, and educational function and coping with stress of illness. We also offer condition specific programs that address the needs of children with more complex disorders.
In this recorded webinar sponsored by DEE-P Connections, Anastassios Koumbourlis, M.D., Division Chief of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine, discussed coronavirus concerns and what families can do.
If your child is an existing patient, you can schedule their appointments online through the MyChildrensNational patient portal. Learn more information about the patient portal and how to sign up.
Our team is standing by to schedule your child’s in-person appointment or procedure.
Call 1-888-884-BEAR (2327) to schedule.
The Pulmonary division’s pediatric pulmonologists, nurses and respiratory care practitioners provide comprehensive care for children with pulmonary (lung) diseases and related conditions, including:
The diagnostic pulmonary laboratory is a state-of-the-art facility staffed by credentialed respiratory therapists who have advanced specialized training in pulmonary diagnostic testing. Our specialists are able to perform a wide range of pulmonary function assessments, diagnostic and therapeutic services, including flexible laryngoscopy and bronchoscopy, procedures that allow physicians to examine the internal airway.
Learn more about our specialized asthma programs:
For questions about Pulmonary Medicine or to schedule an in-person appointment or telehealth visit, please call 202-476-2128.
A young boy and his family confront and manage asthma successfully through Dr. Stephen Teach's IMPACT DC Asthma Clinic.
Division Chief, Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine Director, Cystic Fibrosis Center
Maria Arroyo Morr
Co-Director, Severe Asthma ClinicPulmonologist
Director, Translational Research, Division of Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine
Iman Sami Zakhari
Director, Pediatric Pulmonary Fellowship ProgramPulmonologistSleep Medicine Specialist
Medical Director, Advanced Lung Disease and Transplant Program Cardiac Critical Care SpecialistPulmonologist
Sleep Medicine Specialist
Sleep Medicine Specialist
Tyish Hall Brown
Director, Behavioral Sleep MedicinePsychologist
Children’s National Hospital in Washington, D.C., was ranked No. 5 nationally in the U.S. News & World Report 2022-23 Best Children’s Hospitals annual rankings.