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Winter Park - Main
2660 W. Fairbanks Avenue
Winter Park, FL 32789

South Orlando / Kissimmee
4151 Hunter's Park Lane.
Suite 108
Orlando, FL 32837

Melbourne / Brevard County
8061 Spyglass Hill Rd.
Suite 103
Melbourne, FL 32940

Tampa
16606 N. Dale Mabry Hwy.
Tampa, FL 33618
 
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The Children’s Lung, Asthma and Sleep Specialists

Childrens Lung, Asthma and Sleep Specialists, also know as Orlando Pediatric Pulmonary and Sleep Associates, PA is a multispecialty practice. The practice has both pediatric pulmonary and Sleep specialists. The practice has board certified physicians in Pediatrics, Pediatric pulmonology and sleep medicine. The pulmonologists in the practice include Dr. Akin Ajayi, Dr. Shivani Verma, Dr Maggie Sifain, Dr Seifu Demissie, Dr Khalid Ahmad and Dr. Kevin Kuriakose as well as Nurse practitioners, Mrs. Mary Alice Leinbach, DNP,  Mrs Vanessa Cravatta, MSN, CPNP and Miss Sealling Arounarathan. The Sleep specialists include Dr. Akin Ajayi, Dr Khalid Ahmad, Dr. Kimberly Justice, PhD and Mary Alice Leinbach, DNP. This is one of the top pediatric sleep diagnostic facilities in the United States with referrals coming from as far flung places such as Russia, Iceland, the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, in addition to the local referrals from the entire state of Florida.

PEDIATRIC SLEEP MEDICINE

The practice has a large pediatric narcolepsy and insomnia program and utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy for the management of insomnia and psychotherapy for the management of anxiety induced sleep disorders, and narcolepsy. Sleep apnea management is actively pursued and when necessary CPAP and BIPAP titrations are performed. In addition Multiple Sleep Latency Tests  (MSLT) and Maintenance of Wakefulness Tests (MWT) are used at all our locations in the management of patients with hypersomnia.

BEHAVIORAL SLEEP MEDICINE

The practice has the only behavioral sleep medicine program in Central Florida and is staffed by 2 board certified pediatric sleep physicians, a clinical psychologist and a Doctor Nurse Practitioner with certification in behavioral sleep medicine (CBSM). Cognitive behavioral therapy as well as individual and family therapy are offered for the management of sleep disorders in children to reduce the need for medications in patient management and to improve the effectiveness of therapies even when medications are needed

PEDIATRIC PULMONARY MEDICINE

The practice performs tertiary center level lung function testing for children with lung conditions and asthma and can perform these services in children as young as 3 years of age. We also do allergy testing and evaluation for gastroesophageal reflux disease (Heartburn).  All new appointments are completed in less than 2 weeks. We believe that no child should wait for care.

PEDIATRIC RESEARCH: PULMONARY AND SLEEP MEDICINE

The practice is actively involved in cutting edge clinical and pharmacologic research geared towards the improvement of care and medication access in children and is currently involved in multiple Asthma and Narcolepsy drug trials

LOCATIONS

Central Florida: Winter Park, East Orlando (Waterford lakes), South Orlando (Hunters Creek)

North Central Florida: Leesburg, Ocala

Florida East Coast: Daytona, Melbourne

South West Florida: Tampa, Newport Richey, Lakeland


Asthma Program

The practice runs an asthma management program that is geared towards the patient and parent achieving a full understanding of the disease and improving patient management.

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High-Risk Infant and Preterm Infant Program

This is a specialized program with the primary goal of preventing severe respiratory disease in preterm infants and high risk full term infants.

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