Department of Pediatrics

The faculty, staff and students of the Department of Pediatrics are committed to providing the children of New Mexico with comprehensive family-centered healthcare that is unequaled in the state and region.

Contact us:
UNMH 3 Ambulatory Care Center
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
Phone: (505) 272-5551
Fax: (505) 272-6845

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Mailing Address:
MSC10 5590
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

Contact our clinics:
Phone: (505) 272-2345
Fax: (505) 272-2374
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Division of Pulmonology

The Division of Pulmonology offers outpatient and inpatient evaluation and care for pediatric patients with a variety of lung diseases including:

  • Asthma
  • Apnea
  • Chronic cough
  • Chronic lung disease of infancy, including prematurity
  • Chronic Home Ventilation Program
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Exercise related shortness of breath
  • Lung problems associated with neuromuscular disorders
  • Lung problems associated with immune disorders
  • Recurrent pneumonia
  • Pediatric sleep disorders

We are the only accredited Cystic Fibrosis Center, Pediatric Sleep Lab in the state of New Mexico and offer a multi disciplinary Home Ventilation/tracheotomy Program.

Diagnostic procedures offered include:

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Sweat Testing
  • Pediatric Sleep Studies
  • Pulmonary Function Testing including basic spirometry/lung volumes, exercise and methacholine challenges, full cardiopulmonary testing and videolaryngoscopy for vocal cord dysfunction.

Patients are evaluated by a multidisciplinary team of health care professionals who also offer educational services to patients.