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Specialists Who Treat Chronic Lung Disease

Newborns who have chronic lung disease are treated by many specialists, including:

  • Doctors who specialize in the care of newborns (neonatologists) or in conditions of the lung (pulmonologists).
  • Doctors who specialize in heart care for children (pediatric cardiologists).
  • Doctors who specialize in infectious diseases in children.
  • Certain nurses (pediatric clinical nurse specialists).
  • Other health professionals, including dietitians or nutritionists, social workers, and therapists (respiratory, speech, occupational, and physical).
By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Jennifer Merchant, MD - Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Last Revised April 27, 2011

WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

Last Updated: April 27, 2011
This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.

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