March 4th 2019
PLAC: Pediatric Pulmonology in Northern VA
Appointments: (703) 289-1410
The Pediatric Lung and Allergy Center (PLAC) evaluates and treats 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, Dr. Jain, and Dr. Hawkins, 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
- Aerodigestive Problems (reflux, dysphagia, and aspiration)
- Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (chronic lung disease of prematurity)
- Cystic Fibrosis
- Interstitial Lung Disease
- Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia
- Pulmonary Hypertension
- Vocal Cord Dysfunction