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