About Us

About Us

Under the leadership of Dr. Nemr Eid, the Norton Children's Hospital pulmonary program has been ranked among the best in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

The UofL pediatric pulmonology team provides comprehensive care of lung diseases over the entire pediatric age group at the UofL Physicians- Pediatric Pulmonology clinical office, which include:

Pediatric Pulmonary Center specializes in caring for children who have a variety of respiratory disorders. Careful consideration is given to prescribe the best possible method of therapy following nationally accepted guidelines where applicable for treating: infantile wheezing, chronic lung disease of prematurity (bronchopulmonary dysplasia), upper airway obstruction, pneumonia, bronchiectasis, pulmonary mycosis, pulmonary fibrosis, and childhood interstitial lung disease.

Cystic Fibrosis Center is one of 120 centers in the United States accredited by the National Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.  We provide diagnosis and multidisciplinary specialized care for cystic fibrosis patients. Our multidisciplinary team consists of two respiratory therapists, two registered nurses, a nurse practitioner, a dietician, a pharmacist and a clinical social worker.  We also have support from the Bingham clinic for mental health services as well as from endocrinology and gastroenterology as needed.

Childhood Asthma Care and Education Center offers comprehensive, state-of-the-art, therapeutic strategies to children with all stages of asthma severity, including the most severe cases.  We also work closely with

Under the leadership of Dr. Nemr Eid, the Norton Children's Hospital pulmonary program has been ranked among the best in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

The UofL pediatric pulmonology team provides comprehensive care of lung diseases over the entire pediatric age group at the UofL Physicians- Pediatric Pulmonology clinical office, which include:

Pediatric Pulmonary Center specializes in caring for children who have a variety of respiratory disorders. Careful consideration is given to prescribe the best possible method of therapy following nationally accepted guidelines where applicable for treating: infantile wheezing, chronic lung disease of prematurity (bronchopulmonary dysplasia), upper airway obstruction, pneumonia, bronchiectasis, pulmonary mycosis, pulmonary fibrosis, and childhood interstitial lung disease.

Cystic Fibrosis Center is one of 120 centers in the United States accredited by the National Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.  We provide diagnosis and multidisciplinary specialized care for cystic fibrosis patients. Our multidisciplinary team consists of two respiratory therapists, two registered nurses, a nurse practitioner, a dietician, a pharmacist and a clinical social worker.  We also have support from the Bingham clinic for mental health services as well as from endocrinology and gastroenterology as needed.

Childhood Asthma Care and Education Center offers comprehensive, state-of-the-art, therapeutic strategies to children with all stages of asthma severity, including the most severe cases.  We also work closely with Norton Children’s Hospital to ensure that children with asthma are receiving exceptional care in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.

Technology Dependent Center, directed by Ron Morton, MD is a center specializing in the care of medically complex and fragile children who are dependent on home mechanical ventilation and have a tracheostomy.  Weekly rounds are also conducted at the 14-bed chronic ventilator unit at the Pediatric Convalescent Center of Home of the Innocents.

Pulmonary Function Laboratory at Norton Children’s Hospital interprets and performs pulmonary functions tests in infants and children. Spirometry, lung volumes (by both body plethysmography and nitrogen washout), impulse oscillometry, diffusion capacity, methacholine challenge test, exercise challenge test, and noninvasive oxygen monitoring are all available at this facility.

to ensure that children with asthma are receiving exceptional care in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.

Technology Dependent Center, directed by Ron Morton, MD is a center specializing in the care of medically complex and fragile children who are dependent on home mechanical ventilation and have a tracheostomy.  Weekly rounds are also conducted at the 14-bed chronic ventilator unit at the Pediatric Convalescent Center of Home of the Innocents.

Pulmonary Function Laboratory at Norton Children’s Hospital interprets and performs pulmonary functions tests in infants and children. Spirometry, lung volumes (by both body plethysmography and nitrogen washout), impulse oscillometry, diffusion capacity, methacholine challenge test, exercise challenge test, and noninvasive oxygen monitoring are all available at this facility.