Children’s Interstitial and Diffuse Lung Disease Center

Resources for Families

If you would like more information about our program prior to appointment or referral, please contact the Division of Pulmonary Medicine at 215-590-3749. You can also reach Tara Chestnut, office coordinator, directly at 267-426-0664.

Preparing for your appointment

As you prepare for your first visit to the Children’s Interstitial and Diffuse Lung Disease (ChILD) Center, we ask that you collect as much of the following information as possible.

Please refer to this list for examples of the information we’ll request that you bring to your first visit, if available. Your primary care physician and other doctors should be able to help you collect many of these records.
 

What to bring Details  
Complete medical history and physical records most recent
Health insurance information current
Inpatient records from any previous hospital admissions
Outpatient clinic visits most recent
Consultations for any related pulmonary conditions; most recent
Lab work most recent blood work, imaging results or any other relevant medical test results

Visiting CHOP

We also have a wide variety of resources and support services available to patients and families being treated at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Some popular items are included below, but we encourage you to ask questions if you’re not finding what you’re looking for.

Return to the main Division of Pulmonary Medicine website for more information about our programs.

More about chILD

The ChILD Foundation is another source of reliable information about children’s interstitial lung disease.

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