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Barbara A. Stewart, MD, FACCP, FAAP | Professor
Dr. Stewart is the only pediatric pulmonologist in the region. If a child has breathing problems, or a problem with his or her lungs, a pediatric pulmonologist has the experience and qualifications to diagnose, treat, and manage children from birth to 21 years old with breathing and lung diseases.
Medical Education: University of Texas Health Science, Center at San Antonio, Texas, 1989
- Leadership role serving on committees, governing boards in national medical organizations or as a review or editorial board member for a peer reviewed journal.
- Stewart BA. Asthma: Next Year is here already!. 19th Annual Louis A Cancellaro (accredited by ACCME), Johnson City, TN, March 26, 2015.
What types of treatment do pediatric pulmonologists provide?
Recurring pneumonia (infection of the lungs)
Asthma (chronic inflammation of the airways)
Cystic fibrosis (a genetic disease with pulmonary and nutritional symptoms)
Apnea (when a child's breathing stops for a prolonged time)
Chronic lung disease in premature infants
Conditions that require special equipment to monitor and/or help with breathing at home