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Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergy and Sleep Medicine

The Division of Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergy and Sleep Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics at IU School of Medicine is a national leader in clinical care, teaching and research in pediatric respiratory medicine. As the only comprehensive pediatric respiratory medicine program in Indiana, this team of faculty pediatricians cares for children throughout the state and regionally.

This pediatric specialty division:

  • Offers family-centered, child-focused, comprehensive, state-of-the-art clinical care for children with respiratory, allergic and sleep disorders in Indiana
  • Provides a specialized medical home for children with chronic allergy and respiratory illnesses that interfaces with hospital-based and community-based care
  • Conducts basic, clinical and translational research that directly translates new discoveries and therapies into improved care of children with allergy and  respiratory disorders
  • Trains pediatric physician-scientists and clinician educators as future academic leaders

Division Leadership

Division Chief
43283-Chmiel, James

James F. Chmiel, MD

Professor of Pediatrics

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Clinical Director
19502-Cristea, A. Ioana

A. Ioana Cristea, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Medical Director of Inpatient Services
11113-Montgomery, Gregory

Gregory S. Montgomery, MD

Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Medical Director of Outpatient Services
15073-Weist, Andrea

Andrea D. Weist, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Faculty conduct advanced research in cystic fibrosis, asthma, sleep, food allergy, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, primary ciliary dyskinesia and other areas.
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Clinical Care

Clinical Care

The Division of Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergy and Sleep Medicine faculty provide expert patient care to children in Indiana and regionally, and the division is consistently ranked in the top 15 in U.S. News and World Report of Best Children’s Hospitals.
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Three fellowship programs are available: a three-year Pediatric Pulmonology Fellowship, an Allergy and Immunology Fellowship for pediatric and adult care and a T32 Fellowship.
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