Congenital and Acquired Lung Conditions

Programs + Services


General Surgery

A certified Level I Pediatric Trauma Center, Floating Hospital for Children in Boston has top surgeons specializing in a number of pediatric issues including diseases of the lungs, esophagus, stomach, intestines, liver, spleen and lymph nodes.
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Chronic Lung Disease of Infancy Program

The skilled clinicians in the Division of Pediatric Pulmonology at Floating Hospital for Children in Boston provide ongoing care for infants and babies with chronic lung disease associated with premature birth.
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Doctors + Care Team

Walter J. Chwals, MD, FACS, FAAP, FCCM

Walter J. Chwals, MD, FACS, FAAP, FCCM

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Chief of Pediatric Surgery; Pediatric Surgeon-in-Chief; Director, Kiwanis Pediatric Trauma Institute; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Trauma
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5025
Fax #: 617-636-8122

Pediatric surgery, pediatric trauma, congenital disorders requiring surgery in newborns, GI inflammatory diseases in children, pediatric tumors (surgical oncology), nutrition in post-surgical neonates, pediatric obesity and minimally invasive surgery

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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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Carl-Christian A. Jackson, MD

Carl-Christian A. Jackson, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Pediatric Surgeon; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Trauma
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5025
Fax #: 617-626-8122

Pediatric surgery, pediatric trauma, minimally invasive surgery, congenital chest wall deformities, neonatal surgery

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