Specialties & Services
Pulmonology & Allergy

PLAC: Pediatric Pulmonology

Appointments: (703) 289-1410

The Pediatric Lung and Allergy Center (PLAC) evaluate and treat infants, children, and adolescents with common and complex breathing disorders and conditions. The PLAC is accredited by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation as a CF Care Center in partnership with the Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program at the Inova Fairfax Medical Campus. 

As pediatric pulmonologists, Dr. Clayton, Dr. Kapoor, Dr. Assefa and Dr. Jain completed advanced fellowships concentrating in the respiratory care of newborns, babies, children and teens.

The doctors work closely with our multidisciplinary team of experienced professionals that include an advanced practitioner, nurses, nurse educators, a nutritionist, and a social worker to provide the optimal care to all of our patients.

Some of the Conditions Treated at PLAC: Pediatric Pulmonology

  • Apnea of Prematurity
  • Asthma
  • Aerodigestive Problems (reflux, dysphagia, and aspiration)
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (chronic lung disease of prematurity)
  • Croup
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Laryngomalacia
  • Pneumonia
  • Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Tracheomalacia
  • Vocal Cord Dysfunction

Pulmonary team at FNAPC