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Cystic Fibrosis


Leading the Way in Cystic Fibrosis Care

The Cystic Fibrosis Center at Cohen Children's Medical Center is one of the largest accredited centers in the tri-state area. The center has been providing comprehensive care to patients, from infancy to adulthood, for 45 years. We offer a holistic approach to patient care with an emphasis on promoting physical and emotional growth and development.

The Center is accredited by the National Cystic Fibrosis Foundation as a Diagnostic, Treatment, Teaching and Research facility and adheres to the National Cystic Fibrosis Foundation standard of care. The Center is actively involved with clinical research.

Our goals include:

  • slowing the progression of the disease,
  • prevention and treatment of complications, and
  • helping patients and families integrate the disease and medical treatments into daily life.

Our high-tech home care program was developed so that your child can spend more time at home. Our home care patients are closely monitored and scheduled for medical evaluations in the Cystic Fibrosis clinic.

Our new transition clinic has an adult pulmonary Cystic Fibrosis doctor attend the pediatric Cystic Fibrosis clinic approximately twice a month. The adolescent pediatric patient meets this doctor who they will eventually transition their care to once they enter adulthood, between ages 18-21 years. These visits allow the patient and parents to become familiar with the doctor, answer any questions they may have and to address concerns.

Make an Appointment with our Cystic Fibrosis Center:
Cohen Children’s Medical Center makes it easy for you to take the first steps in ensuring your child receives world-class care. Simply click the request an appointment button and set up an appointment with our caring and dedicated health professionals, or call 516-321-8600.

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