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Bronchitis

Bronchitis is an inflammation of the bronchi tubes, which carry air to the body's lungs.

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Infectious Disease

Pediatric Infectious Disease at Floating Hospital for Children in Boston offers complete diagnostic and therapeutic care for children with infections.
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Pulmonology + Allergy

The Pediatric Pulmonology and Allergy team in Boston offers personalized, comprehensive care for respiratory disorders in babies, children and adolescents.
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Doctors + Care Team

Scott A. Schroeder, MD

Scott A. Schroeder, MD

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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H. Cody Meissner, MD

H. Cody Meissner, MD

Title(s): Chief, Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease; Professor of Pediatrics, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8100
Fax #: 617-636-0066

Immunizations, Kawasaki disease, immuno-deficiencies, respiratory viruses

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Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children have high quality care.

Quality + Safety

A world-class pediatric teaching hospital shouldn’t make you and your child feel small.  At Floating Hospital for Children our littlest patients are our biggest priority. This means we’re committed to providing the highest quality of care in a safe, friendly environment.

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A child in the pediatric emergency department at Floating Hospital for Children.

Floating Ranks With the Best

The Leapfrog Group gave Floating Hospital for Children and Tufts Medical Center an “A” rating for outstanding patient safety in 2014.

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Floating Hospital for Children has a strong history of innovation.

A Fresh Breath of Air

Floating Hospital for Children began its life as a hospital ship in the Boston Harbor in 1894 before coming onshore permanently in 1931.

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