Our specialty clinics provide follow-up care, educational support and training services uniquely designed for each patient’s condition.
The Johns Hopkins All Children’s Pulmonary program offers patients and families three multidisciplinary specialty clinics that bring together teams of experts for coordinated patient care. Our team is dedicated to our patients’ health, well-being and continuity of care. That’s why we work closely with each patient’s health care provider and require a physician referral to make an appointment at one of our follow-up clinics.
The Ventilator Clinic provides long-term treatment and care for infants and children who require any type of technology to assist with breathing. Our pulmonologists, nutritionists and speech therapists work with patients and their families to provide educational support and training services. While patients are cared for in our clinic, our team also is available to assist patients and caregivers over the phone.
Primary specialties involved: Pulmonology, nutrition and speech/ language
Clinic availability and locations: First Wednesday of each month at Outpatient Care Center, 601 Fifth St. S., St. Petersburg
Primary treatments available: Pulmonology evaluation, nutrition evaluation and treatment, monitoring of growth, speech evaluation and treatment, monitoring speech development, Passy- Muir valve evaluation and decannulation evaluation
Referral required? Yes
Infant Pulmonary Clinic
The Infant Pulmonary Clinic treats a variety of complex lung conditions in infants, including bronchopulmonary dysplasia, pulmonary hypertension and chronic lung disease of infancy after they have left the neonatal intensive care unit. The clinic focuses on medical pulmonary disease, oxygen management, feeding and nutritional evaluation, which are all crucial to lung development in premature babies. We also have nutritionists and speech therapists available for our patients and families.
Primary specialties involved: Pulmonology, nutrition and speech/language
Clinic availability and locations: First Tuesday of each month at Outpatient Care Center, 601 Fifth St. S., St. Petersburg
Primary treatments available: Monitoring growth and speech development of premature babies
Referral required? Yes
Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic
The Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic diagnoses, manages and treats pediatric pulmonary hypertension and offers the latest treatments and FDA-approved therapies. Our multidisciplinary care team includes a pulmonologist and cardiologist who work together diagnosing and treating patients and discussing long-term care plans.
Primary specialties involved: Pulmonology and cardiology
Clinic availability and locations: First Tuesday of the month at Outpatient Care Center, 601 Fifth St. S., St. Petersburg
Primary treatments available: Combined management of pulmonary hypertension
Referral required? Yes. Patients will be screened to get into this clinic.