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What is Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine?

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Kennedy Outpatient Center
900 E. Third St.
Chattanooga, TN 37403

Erlanger East Hospital
1635 Gunbarrel Rd.
Physician Office Building C
Suite 410
Chattanooga, TN  37421




Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine is the medical subspecialty focused on the comprehensive evaluation and treatment children with respiratory disorders.

A Multidisciplinary Approach to Pediatric Pulmonary Care

Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine is a key component of Children’s Hospital at Erlanger, providing multidisciplinary consultation, diagnostic and management services for a wide array of pulmonary conditions. While our practice utilizes the latest technologies and cutting-edge pulmonary care treatments, our central focus is always patient-centered care – listening with compassion and providing compassionate care as a team. 

Some of the Conditions We Treat

  • Asthma
  • Apnea
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Bronchopulmonary dysplasi
  • Chronic/recurrent cough or wheezing
  • Pneumonia, pleural effusions
  • Dysphagia
  • Hypoventilation syndromes
  • Chronic lung disease
  • Chronic respiratory failure
  • Congenital lung malformations
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Respiratory infections

Procedures and Services

  • Modular and advanced pulmonary function testing (PFT)
  • Flexible fiber optic bronchoscopy
  • Care of pediatric patients on respiratory support (tracheostomy / trach and ventilator care)
  • Cystic Fibrosis Center
  • Synagis® Clinics

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Meet Our Team

Pulmonary Medicine - Pediatric

Adam Van Mason, MD

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Pulmonary Medicine - Pediatric

Joel Ledbetter, MD

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Pulmonary Medicine - Pediatric

Matthew A. Kreth, MD

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Pulmonary Medicine - Pediatric

Melissa Moser, FNP

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