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Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infections

Respiratory syncytial virus infections causes mild, cold-like symptoms in older children. However, it can cause serious problems, like pneumonia, in newborns.

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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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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