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There are many ways you can help children and their families get the care they need.
To schedule or cancel an appointment
When canceling an appointment, please give us as much notice as possible, at least 24 hours in advance, so that we may accommodate other patients.
During a visit, you and your child will meet with one of our doctors for a physical exam and discussion of your child's health. You will also meet with one of our nurses to determine your child's needs at home, and a respiratory therapist to review equipment.
Appointments take approximately one hour. Some appointments may require special diagnostic testing which can add time to your visit.
Respiratory therapists are available to answer questions about treatment, breathing exercises and the use of equipment.
Our Respiratory Therapists:
Lauren Perlman, RT, Director
Donna Bruley, RT
Daria Donelly, RT
Call 617-355-7510 to speak with a technician or to schedule a PFT.
Nancy Shotola, Chief technician and manager
Infant PFTs can be scheduled by calling 617-355-7510 between 8 am and 4 pm.
During a visit, your child may undergo tests to see how his or her lungs are working. These tests may include:
We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”