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Winter Park - Main
2660 W. Fairbanks Avenue
Winter Park, FL 32789
South Orlando / Kissimmee
4151 Hunter's Park Lane.
Orlando, FL 32837
Melbourne / Brevard County
8061 Spyglass Hill Rd.
Melbourne, FL 32940
16606 N. Dale Mabry Hwy. Tampa, FL 33618
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
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
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.