Respiratory physician list for muscular dystrophy patients listed by state and country

The following physicians have an interest in the respiratory care of patients with muscular dystrophy and neuromuscular weakness, and have agreed to have their contact info made available on-line for the Parent Project MD site. Most of these physicians require a referral from a primary care doctor.

This site is maintained by Jonathan D. Finder, MD, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. Please email me with additions or corrections.

last updated 7/12/05

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Christopher M. Makris, MD, MPH
Division of Allergy and Pulmonary Medicine
University of Alabama at Birmingham
620 ACC Bldg.
1600 7th Ave South
Birmingham, AL 35233
Office 205-939-9583
Fax 205-975-5983

Vinit K. Mahesh, M.D.
502 Governor's Drive
Huntsville, AL 35801
(256) 533-0833


Robert H. Warren, MD
Martin L. Bauer, M.D

Arkansas Children's Hospital
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
800 Marshall
Slot 512-17
Little Rock, AR 72202
Office 501-320-1018
FAX: 501-320-3930


Mark A. Brown, M.D.
Theresa Guilbert, M.D.
Wayne J. Morgan, M.D.
John Mark, M.D.
Fernando Martinez, M.D.
University Physician's Multispecialty Center
2916 East Broadway Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85710
520-694-9937 (appointments)
520-626-9465 (fax)

Linda Riordan, MD
Children's Pulmonary Specialists
1605 E River Rd, Suite 101
Tucson, AZ 85718
520-296-9683 (fax)


Leyla Akanli, M.D.
Loma Linda Children's Hospital
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Allergy/Immunology/Pulmonology
11175 Campus Str.Coleman Pav.
Rm.A1120 ,Loma Linda
CA , 92350
Phone(909) 558-8626
Fax(909) 558-0479

Pediatric Pulmonology
Childrens Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA)
UCLA Children's Hospital (UCLA)
Los Angeles
Drs. T.Keens, C. Lew, M.Margetis, E. MacLaughlin, I. Perez, A. Platzker, M. Saeed, S. Ward and M. Woo.
Appointments: CHLA: (323) 669-2287 and UCLA at (310) 267-1192.

Gregory F. Shay, M.D.
Pediatric Pulmonary Division
Oakland Kaiser
280 West McArthur Blvd
Oakland, CA 94611
appts 510-596-6616

Bay Area Pediatric Pulmonary
Karen Hardy, MD
Andrew Wen, MD
Debra Iannuzzi, MD
Hector Gutierrez, MD
Rami Keisari, MD
Anchalee Yuengsrigul, MD

Children's Hospital Oakland
747 Fifty Second Street
Oakland, CA 94609
Phone: 510-428-3305

California Pacific Medical Center
2340 Clay Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: 415-923-3434

Drs. Richard Moss
Carol K. Conrad
Terry E. Robinson
Lauren Witcoff
Nanci Yuan
Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine
Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital
Stanford University Medical Center
701 Welch Road, Room 3328-A
Palo Alto, CA 94304-5786
Appt: 650-497-8841
Office: 650-723-5191

Albin Leong, MD
c/o Pediatric Pulmonology & Allergy
Sacramento Kaiser Foundation Hospital
2025 Morse Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95825
Phone: (916) 973-7342.

Mark S. Pian, M.D.
Sung Min Park, M.D
Children's Hospital and Health Center
3020 Children's Way
Suite 205
San Diego, CA 92123
Telephone: 858-966-6790
FAX: 858-966-8533

Gerd Cropp, MD
Nancy Lewis, MD
John McQuitty, MD
Dennis W. Nielson, MD,PhD
University of California San Francisco
Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine
505 Parnassus, M-650
San Francisco, CA 94143-0106
FAX 415-502-4186

Harold J. Farber, MD
Pediatric Pulmology
Kaiser Permanente Medical Center
Vallejo CA.
Fax: 707 651 3355


Frank J. Accurso, M.D.
Jeffrey S. Wagener, M.D.
Robin Deterding, M.D.
Gwendolyn Kerby, M.D.
Steven H. Abman, M.D.
Children's Hospital
1056 E. 19th Avenue
Denver   CO 80218
phone 303 837 2522
fax 303 837 2924

Susan M. Brugman, MD
Department of Pediatrics
National Jewish Medical and Research Center
1400 Jackson St.
Denver, CO 80228
(303) 398-1617


Craig M. Schramm, M.D.
Director, Pediatric Pulmonary Division
Connecticut Children's Medical Center
Farmington, CT
Ph: 860-545-9440
FAX: 860-545-9445


Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
1600 Rockland Road
Wilmington,  Delaware  19803

Dr. Laura Inselman

Office: (302) 651-6400
(800) 416-4441
Appointments: (302) 651-4200
Fax: (302) 651-6408
After hours/weekends: (302) 651-4000  



Giovanni Piedimonte, M.D.
Katherine King, M.D.
Michael Light, M.D.
University of Miami
Division of Pediatric Pulmonary
1580 NW 10th Avenue
Miami, FL 33136.
Phone: 305-243-6641.
Fax: 305-243-6708

Miami Children's Hospital
Pulmonology Division
Moises Simpser MD, Director
Antonio Rodriguez MD
Carlos Diaz MD
Maria E Franco MD
3200 SW 60th Court Suite 203
Miami FL 33155
Tel. (305) 666-6511 ext 4500
Fax (305) 663-8417

Nemours Children's Clinic Orlando
Arnold Palmer Children's Hospital
Division of Pulmonology
Floyd Livingston, M.D.
David Geller, M.D.
Ian Nathanson, M.D.
Mark Weatherly, M.D.
Ann-Marie Brooks, M.D.
Lynn Woods, PNP
Leah Frain, NP
83 West Columbia Ave
Orlando, Florida 32806
Fax: 407-650-7277
Office: 1-800-SOS-KIDS x7270
or 1-800-767-5437 x7270
or 1-407-650-7270

Tony Kriseman M.D.
Juan C. Martinez, M.D.
Magdalen Gondor, M.D.
Jeffrey Ewig, M.D.
Pediatric Pulmonary Associates
880 Sixth Street South, Suite #390
St. Petersburg, Florida 33701
(727)892-4146 phone
(727)892-4218 fax


Peter Scott MD
Gary Montgomery MD
LeRoy Graham MD
Varada Divgi MD
Kevin Kirchner MD
Burton Lesnick MD
Steven Julius MD
Renee Bomar RN, PNP-C
Kat Gamble RN, PNP-C
Kelly Morganstern PA-C
c/o Georgia Pediatric Pulmonology Associates, PC (GPPA)
       Suite 450
       1100 Lake Hearn Road
      Atlanta , GA 30342
Contact: LeRoy M. Graham MD, FCCP
             404-252-7339/7340 ext. 33


Girish Sharma, MD
Jean Silvestri, MD
Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center
1725 W Harrison Street, Suite 718, POB 1
Chicago, IL 60612
Fax: 312-563-2299

Youngran Chung, MD
Pediatric pulmonologist
708-327-9086 (appointment)
708-327-9073 (office)
Loyola Univ. Medical Center
2160 S. 1st ave
Maywood, Ill 60153 (Chicago area)


Dr. Yalamanchali C. Chowdary
Pediatric Specialty Physicians
Suite 205, MOB#2
Lutheran Hospital of Indiana
Jefferson Blvd.
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46804
Office Tel: 219-435-7800
Fax: 210-459-9200

Deborah C. Givan MD
James W. Riley Hospital for Children
Indiana University School of Medicine
RI 2750; 702 Barnhill Dr
Indianapolis, IN 46202
phone 317-274-7208


Mutasim N. Abu-Hasan, MD
Allergy and Pulmonary Division
University Of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Iowa Childrens Hospital
JCP 2544
200 Hawkins Dr.
Iowa City, IA 52242
Tel: (319) 384-6726
Fax: (319) 354-7171




Ronald Morton, MD
Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine
University of Louisville
571 S Floyd St suite 414
Louisville, KY 40202
phone: 502-852-3772 fax:502-852-4051

David Gozal, MD
Kosair Children's Hospital Sleep Medicine Center
University of Louisville
233 E. Chestnut Street,
Louisville, KY 40202
Tel: (502) 629 8881
Fax: (502) 629 7396

Nemr S Eid, MD
Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, PSC
234 East Gray St.
Suite 270
Louisville, Ky 40202


David Thomas MD Ph.D.
Pediatric Specialty Center
920 Oliver Road; Suite 1600
Monroe, Louisiana 71201
Office 318-323-1100
Fax 318-323-1128

Robert C. Beckerman, M.D.
Narong Simakajornboon, M.D.
Section of Pediatric Pulmonology
Tulane University Health Science Center
Tulane Hospital for Children
SL-37, 1430 Tulane Avenue
New Orleans, LA
Tel: (504) 588 5601
Fax: (504) 588 5490


Ann Halbower, MD
Johns Hopkins University
600 N Wolfe St, Park 326
Baltimore, MD 21287


Bernard Kinane, M.D.
Kenan Haver, M.D.
Daniel Shannon, M.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital
Pediatric Pulmonary Unit
Massachusetts General Hospital
Wang Ambulatory Care Center (WACC 707)
55 Fruit St. Boston, MA 02114
(617) 726 8707 (For appointments)

Henry L. Dorkin MD
Willam F. H. Yee MD
Thomas R. Martin MD
Monica Ulles RN-PNP
Pediatric Pulmonology and Allergy Division
New England Medical Center
750 Washington Street
Boston, Mass. 02111
appts, as well as physicians -
nursing line - 617-636-5416
fax - 617-636-7760

Joseph Oren MD
--Childrens Hospital Boston
referral line 617-355-8631
Fax 617-566-7810
--Franciscan Childrens Hospital
telephone 617-783-0475

Virginia Kharasch
Franciscan Childrens Hospital
30 Warren Street, Brighton MA 02135

Robert P. Lindeman, M.D., Ph.D.
Pediatric Pulmonology
201 Quincy St.
Brockton, MA 02302
tel. (508) 584-1890
fax. (508) 580-3332


Debbie S. Toder, M.D.
Ibrahim Abdulhamid, M.D
Pediatric Pulmonology
Childen's Hospital of Michigan
3901 Beaubien Blvd
Detroit, MI 48201
313-745-5541 (office)
313-993-2948 (fax)

John N. Schuen, M.D.
Susan Millard, M.D.
Dr. Adrian O'Hagan
Michigan State University - College of Human Medicine
Division of Pediatric Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine
DeVos Children's Hospital at Spectrum Health
330 Barclay Ave.; NE, Suite 200
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Office phone: 616.391.9591
Fax: 616.391.2131
Emergency: 616.391.1774


Gary M. Albers, M.D.
Blakeslee Noyes, M.D.
Department of Pediatrics
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital
1465 South Grand Boulevard
Saint Louis, MO 63104-1095
(314) 268-6439 tele (314) 268-2798 fax

Lee R. Choo-Kang, MD
Pediatric Pulmonary & Sleep Medicine
St John's Mercy Medical Center
621 S New Ballas Road
Suite 6009B
St Louis, MO 63141
Tel: 314-569-6216
Fax: 314-560-6088


Jerrold M. Eichner, MD
Great Falls Clinic
1400 29th St. So.
Great Falls, MT 59405


John Colombo, M.D.
Gerald Judy, M.D.
Paul Sammut, MD
Pediatric Pulmonology
University of NE Medical Center
985190 NE Med Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5190
(402) 559-6275


Steve Kanengiser
Roberto V. Nachajon, MD
St. Joseph's Children's Hospital
Paterson, NJ 07503
973-754-2550 Fax 973-754-2548


Naim S. Bashir, M.D
Division of Pulmonology
University of New Mexico, School of Medicine
(505) 272 - 3703


Joshua P. Needleman, MD
Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine
Montefiore Medical Center
111 East 210th Street
Bronx, NY 10471

Madu Rao, M.D.
Phillip Steiner, M.D.
Stephen Wadowski, M.D.
Diana Weaver, M.D.
Pediatric Pulmonology Division
SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Pediatric Department, Box 49
450 Clarkson Avenue
Brooklyn, N.Y. 11203
Tel: (718) 270-2908
Fax: (718) 270-4785

Jack K. Sharp, M.D.
Children's Lung Center
Children's Hospital of Buffalo
219 Bryant Street
Buffalo, NY 14222
(716) 878-7561
(716) 888-3945 (fax)

Arthur DeLuca, MD
Division of Pediatric Pulmonology
North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System
Schneider Children's Hospital
269-01 76th Avenue
New Hyde Park, New York 11040
Telephone: 718-470-3585
Fax: 718-962-9057

Anastassios C. Koumbourlis, M.D., M.P.H.
Michael R. Bye, M.D
Lynne M. Quittell, M.D.
Pediatric Pulmonary Division
College of Physicians & Surgeons of Columbia University
3959 Broadway
New York, NY 10032
Phone: (212) 305-5122
FAX: 212-305-6103

Drs. Meyer Kattan, Carin Lamm, Andrew Ting
Box 1202B
Mount Sinai Medical Center
1 Gustave Levy Place
New York, NY 10029
212-241-7788 (phone)
212-348-8146 (fax)
practice offices located at:
5 East 98th Street, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10029

Strong Children's Hospital
University of Rochester
Division of Pediatric Pulmonology
Clement Ren, MD
Heidi Connolly, MD
Eulalia Cheng, MD
Karen Voter, MD
601 Elmwood Ave. Box 667
Rochester, NY 14642
(716) 275-2464 phone
(716) 275-8706 fax

Allen Dozer, MD
Nikhil Amin, MD
Jay Boyer, MD
Suzette Gjonaj, MD
Cathy Kim, MD
Sankaran Krishnan, MD
Diana Lowenthal, MD
Division of Pediatric Pulmonology
Children's Hospital at Westchester Medical Center
New York Medical College
Munger Pavilion, Rm. 106
Valhalla, New York 10595
phone: 914-493-7585
Fax: 914-594-4336

The Pediatric Pulmonology Division at the Children's Hospital
at Westchester Medical Center and New York Medical College cares
for many children and young adults with muscular dystrophy.
We currently have 7 full time pediatric pulmonologists, all of
whom have experience in this area. In addition to our main offices
at the Medical Center, we have 5 outreach offices throughout
the Hudson Valley


Richard Kravitz, MD
Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Diseases
Duke University Medical Center
PO Box 2994
Durham, NC 27710
919-684-3364 (phone)
919-684-2292 (fax)

Michael S. Schechter, MD, MPH
Department of Pediatrics
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC 27157

336 716-0512 office
336 716-4126 appointments
336 716-9229 FAX


Starla Glick, MD
John McBride, MD
Gregory Omlor, MD
Children's Hospital Medical Center of Akron
1 Perkins Square
Akron, OH 44308
Phone: 330-543-8885
FAX: 330-543-8890

Barbara Chini, MD
Raouf Amin, MD
Children's Hospital of Cincinnati
3333 Burnet Avenue,
Cincinnati, OH 45229
513 636 6771 office
513 636 4625 Fax

John Carl, MD
Daniel Craven, M.D.
11100 Euclid Ave, MS 6006
Cleveland, OH 44106
Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
216-844-3267 office
216-844-5916 Fax

David Birnkrant, M.D.
Head, Pediatric Pulmonology
MetroHealth Medical Center
2500 MetroHealth Drive
Cleveland, OH 44109
Telephone: 216-778-4832
Fax 216-778-4223

Karen McCoy, MD
Richard Shell, MD
Beth Allen, MD
Lee Rusakow, MD
Margarita Guarin, MD
Durdana Iram, MD
Shahid Sheikh, MD
Gordon Young, MD
Robert Castile, MD
Pediatric Pulmonology
Columbus Children's Hospital and
The Ohio State University
700 Children's Drive
Columbus, Ohio 43205
Appointments (614)722-4766

Michael Steffan, M.D.
Gary A. Mueller, M.D.
Fred H. Royce, MD
Wright State Univ School of Medicine
Pulmonary Medicine
Children's Medical Center
One Children's Plaza
Dayton, OH 45404
phone (clinic) 937-641-3376
fax 937-641-5390


James Royall M.D.
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Children's Hospital of Oklahoma, Rm 3314
940 NE 13th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
office: 405-271-6390
clinic: 405-271-4734
fax: 405-271-2873


Raezelle Zinman, M.D.
Howard Panitch, M.D.
Oscar Mayer, M.D.
Division of Pulmonary Medicine
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Telephone: (215) 590 3749
Fax: (215) 590-3500

Gavin R. Graff, MD
Daniel Rifkin, MD
Penn State Children's Hospital
500 University Drive
PO Box 850
Hershey, PA 17033
Phone: 717-531-5338
FAX: 717-531-0761

Jonathan D. Finder, M.D.
Timothy D. Murphy, M.D.
Pediatric Pulmonology
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
3705 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412-692-5661 (appointments)
412-692-5630 (main line)
412-692-6645 (fax)


C. Michael Bowman, Ph.D., M.D.
Division of Pediatric Pulmonology
Medical University of South Carolina
135 Rutledge Ave. PO Box 250561
Charleston, SC 29425, USA
Phone 843/876-1555
Fax: 843/876-1583


Terry W. Carver, Jr., M.D.
Pediatric Pulmonologist
University of South Dakota
South Dakota Children's Specialty Clinics
1100 South Euclid Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD 57117-5039
office: 605-333-7188
fax: 605-333-1944


Joel Ledbetter, MD
910 Blackford ST
Chattanooga TN   37377

James D. Tutor, M.D.
Robert Schoumacher, M.D.
Physician Office Building
777 Washington Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103
Office (901)-572-5222
fax (901)-572-3337

Dr. Tom Hazinski
Dr. Chris Harris
Dr. Paul Moore
Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
S-0119 Medical Center North
Nashville, TN 37232
phone 615-343-7617
fax 615-343-7727


Wm Brendle Glomb, M.D.
Bennie McWilliams, MD
Division of Pediatric Pulmonology
Children's Hospital of Austin
One Children's Place
1410 North IH-35, Suite 200
Austin, Texas 78701
(512) 324-7571 office
(512) 324-7573 fax

Iley Browning, MD
Pediatric Pulmonary
Driscoll Childrens Hospital
Corpus Christi, TX 78411

Peter M. Luckett MD
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Director, Pulmonary Service
Children's Medical Center of Dallas
1935 Motor Street
Dallas, TX 75235
Phone 214 456-7769

Dan Seilheimer, M.D.
George Mallory, M.D.
Okan Elidemir, M.D.
Jose M. Teran, MD
Christopher Oermann, MD
Pediatric Pulmonology
Texas Children's Hospital Clinical Care Center, 9th floor
6621 Fannin, CC 1040.00
Houston, TX 77030
832-822-3300 (phone)
832-825-3308 (fax)

Giuseppe Colasurdo,MD
University of Texas-Houston Medical School
Pediatric Pulmonary Division
6431 Fannin St. MSB 3.228
Houston, TX 77030
Tel: 713 500 5650
Fax: 713 500 0653

Peter Schochet M.D.
Pediatric Pulmonologist
6200 W. Parker Rd. # 505
Plano, TX 75093
972-981-3251 office
972-981-3254 fax

Martha Morse, M.D.
4499 Medical Dr. Ste. 255
San Antonio, Texas 78229

John Mangos MD
Victor German MD
Donna Beth Willey-Courand MD
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Department of Pediatrics


John P. Osborn, MD
Pediatric Lung Center
2730-A Prosperity Avenue
Fairfax, VA 22031

Marilyn A. Gowen, M.D.
Karlson H. Karlson, M.D.
Pediatric Pulmonary Clinic
Children's Hospital of The King's Hospital
601 Children's Lane
Norfolk, VA 23507
Appointments @ 757-668-7426
FAX 757-668-7784

Greg R. Elliott, MD
Pediatric Pulmonology
Virginia Commonweath University
Richmond, VA 23298
Clinic 804-828-2980
Clinic Fax 804-828-2983
Pediatric Pulmonary Office 804-828-2440


Greg Redding, MD
Ron Gibson, MD
Susan Marshall, MD
Margaret Rosenfeld, MD
University of Washington School of Medicine
Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center
Seattle, Washington
phone: 206-526-2174
FAX: 206-528-2639

Joshua Benditt, MD
Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Louie Boitano MS, RRT
Pulmonary Clinic
Northwest Assistive Breathing Center
University of Washington Medical Center
Seattle, WA
Phone: 206-598-5864
Fax: 206-598-2105

David H. Ricker, M.D.
Pediatric Pulmonology
Mary Bridge Children's Hospital and Health Center
311 South L. Street
Tacoma WA  98405


Mark Splaingard M.D.
Hari Bandla MD
William Gershan, M.D.
9000 W. Wisconsin Ave. MS #777A
Childrens Hospital of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wi. 53226
Office: 414-266-6730
Fax: 414-266-6742

Mary K. Schroth, M.D.
Pediatric Pulmonary and Cystic Fibrosis Center
University of Wisconsin Children's Hospital
600 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53792-4108
Office: 608-263-8555
FAX: 608-263-0510



Dr Stephen Stick
Head, Department of Respiratory Medicine
Princess Margaret Hospital for Children
NHMRC Practitioner Fellow

GPO Box D184 Perth W Australia 6001

phone: 61 8 9340 8830
fax: 61 8 9340 8181


Jean-Paul Praud MD PhD
University Hospital of Sherbrooke
J1H 5N4 Quebec, CANADA
Tel. : (819) 346 11 10, Ext 14851
Fax : (819) 564-5215


Dr Basil Elnazir
Consultant Paediatrician/Pulmonary Medicine
National Children's Hospital,
Tallaght, Dublin 24


Ibrahim A. Janahi, MD
Consultant and Head, Pediatric Pulmonology Unit
Hamad Medical Corporation
P.O.Box 3050
Doha, Qatar
Tel: 974-4392835 Office


M.Helena Estevao
Laboratório de Sono e Ventilação
Hospital Pediatrico de Coimbra
Telef -351.39.480300, ext 421
Fax - 351.39.717216


Dr. Montserrat Bosque
Pediatric Pulmonologist
Hospital Sabadell Corporacio Parc Tauli
Barcelona Spain
Fax 34937160646,
Phone 34937231010( Ext 21012)


Dr.Muslim AlSaadi
Pediatric respirologist
King saud university,college of medicine
King khaled university hospital
Riyadh, Saudi arabia
Office 9661-4679554
Fax(work) 96614679463

Dr.Khalid Al-Mobaireek
Pediatric respirologist
King saud university,college of medicine
King khaled university hospital
Habib Medical center (office)
Riyadh, Saudi arabia
Office 9661-4672531 9661-4622224(ext. 1150)
Fax(work) 96614679463