Mount Sinai Children's Asthma Center
Asthma—among the most common chronic childhood disorders—is on the rise. Pediatric patients with asthma often miss out on school, sports, and other activities because of their symptoms. At the Mount Sinai Children’s Asthma Center, we provide state-of-the-art care to treat and manage this respiratory disorder, allowing your child to be a regular kid. Our pediatric pulmonary experts develop a comprehensive treatment program for your child that combines essential components of our family-centered pediatric asthma program:
- Pulmonary function testing
- Allergy testing
- Environmental assessment
- Nutritional evaluation
- Family services
We expertly identify asthma triggers and work with parents to design personalized asthma action plans.
What We Treat
- Chronic asthma
- Exercise-induced asthma
- Chronic cough
- Chronic rhinitis and sinusitis
- Wheezing infants
Learn more about asthma or any of these related conditions visit our
Educational and Social Services
All patients admitted to the Mount Sinai Kravis Children’s Hospital for an asthma attack receive one-on-one, point-of-care educational and social services by Joanna Cabrera, MSW and Gabriela Espinosa, MSW. Such educational services are also readily available in the outpatient setting by certified asthma educators and Social Work Services for the Division, including education and referral for community resources, which are provided by Gabriela Espinosa, MSW.
Complex Asthma Clinic
In addition to “routine” asthma care, the Division hosts a specialized clinic to diagnose and manage patients with asthma who are failing aggressive conventional therapy. Coordinated by Samantha Rose, PNP, the Complex Asthma Clinic routinely administers non-steroid based therapies (i.e. monoclonal antibodies) and actively runs study protocols (i.e. fungal-associated asthma) for the most severely affected patients.