Asthma

Asthma is a chronic health issue that causes a person's airways to narrow. Children with asthma have trouble breathing, wheeze and cough. 

The Pediatric Pulmonology and Allergy team at Tufts Children's Hospital has special expertise in diagnosing and treating children with asthma. Learn more using the links below.

Programs + Services


General Pediatrics Practice

Find a full range of pediatric primary care services, and physicians with expertise dealing with issues affecting adolescents at Tufts Children's Hospital's General Pediatrics Practice. Learn more about the services offered and request an appointment today.
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Pediatric Asthma Program

The Pediatric Asthma Program at Tufts Children's Hospital in Boston evaluates and treats children and adolescents with moderate to severe asthma.
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Doctors + Care Team

Scott A. Schroeder, MD

Scott A. Schroeder, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Chief, Division of Pediatric Pulmonology & Allergy
Department(s): Pediatrics, Pediatric Pulmonology and Allergy
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8100
Fax #: 617-636-7760

Childhood asthma, cystic fibrosis, chronic lung disease of infancy, pulmonary problems in children with primary immunodeficiencies

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Andrew C. Siesennop, MD

Andrew C. Siesennop, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Pediatrician; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5255
Fax #: 617-636-7719

General pediatrics, adolescent medicine

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Haiyun Gong, MD

Haiyun Gong, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Pediatrician; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-1337
Fax #: 617-636-7719

General pediatrics, adolescent medicine

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Mary E. Brown, MD, MS

Mary E. Brown, MD, MS

Title(s): Pediatrician; Director, Pediatrics Clerkship; Tufts University School of Medicine; Director of Continuity Clinics, Pediatric Residency Program; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5255
Fax #: 617-636-7719

General pediatrics, chronically ill pediatric patients, medical education

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