Pediatric Respiratory Medicine & Allergy

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Pediatric Respiratory Medicine & Allergy

teague.jpgOur division provides care for children with allergic and pulmonary (lung) diseases. We are a major referral center in Virginia and the Mid-Atlantic region for children with:

  • The spectrum of pediatric allergic disorders including eczema, urticaria and food sensitivities
  • Asthma and other restrictive lung diseases
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD)
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Sleep Disorders of breathing including obstructive sleep apnea (non-behavioral)
  • A variety of other pulmonary diseases

Physicians in the division are board certified in Pediatric Pulmonology and/or Allergy & Immunology.

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Clinical Services

Allergy Referrals

Appointments/Referrals to Drs. Heymann and Wisniewski:
Phone: 434-924-5321
Fax: 434-243-6618

UVA Asthma and Allergic Diseases Center
3rd Floor, Northridge Medical Office Building
2955 Ivy Road (250 West)
Charlottesville, VA 22903

Pulmonary Referrals

Appointments/Referalls to Drs. Froh and Teague:
Phone: 434-924-5321
Fax: 434-243-6618

Clinic Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00

Pulmonary Clinics
4th Floor, Primary Care Center
UVA Medical Center
1221 Lee Street, Charlottesville, VA 22908

UVA Cystic Fibrosis Center
Kluge Children's Rehabilitation Center
2270 Ivy Rd (Route 250 West)
Charlottesville, VA 22903

Offers a team approach to pediatric cystic fibrosis care including physicians, respiratory therapists, nutritionists and educational consultants.

Phone: 434-924-2250
Fax: 434-243-9403

Clinic Hours: Tuesday, 8:00-5:00

Clinical Faculty & Staff

Deborah K. Froh, MD
Andrea H. Garrod, MD
Peter W. Heymann, MD
W. Gerald Teague, MD
Julia A. Wisniewski, MD

Lauren Ahrens, RN (Cystic Fibrosis)
Jackie M. Brown, RN (Pulmonary)
Deborah D. Murphy, RN (Allergy)

Research Faculty & Staff

Mary Alice Blackwell, BA (Cystic Fibrosis)
Patricia Moss, RN, BSN, CCRP (Cystic Fibrosis)
Lisa Palmer, PhD (Pulmonary)
Denise Thompson-Batt, RRT (Pulmonary)
Kristin Wavell, BS  (Pulmonary)
Donna Wolf, PhD (Pulmonary)

Health Information

Fellowship Program


Director: Peter Heymann, MD
Co-Director: Thomas Platts-Mills, MD
Contact: Lyn Melton

Research Activities

There is a strong foundation of basic and clinical research activity in the Division that is unified by our mission to identify mechanisms of allergic and pulmonary diseases in children with the hopes of identifying new treatments.
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Division Chief
W. Gerald Teague, MD
Professor of Pediatrics|

Administrative Assistant
Delores Durrette

Department of Pediatrics
P.O. Box 800386
Charlottesville, VA 22908-0386

Allergy/Pulmonary Medicine
Phone: 434-982-3654
Fax: 434-243-6618

Cystic Fibrosis
Phone: 434-924-2250
Fax: 434-243-9403