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Patient Care

The Division of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine provides consultative care for patients with the following conditions:

  • Asthma
  • Breathing disorders during sleep
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Chronic lung disease of infancy
  • Aspiration syndromes
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Home ventilation
  • Respiratory dystrophies
  • Restrictive lung diseases
  • Mucopolysaccharidoses, such as Pompe’s Disease
  • Interstitial lung disease    
  • Rare lung diseases 

Cystic Fibrosis Team

Name Role
Mai ElMallah, MD Medical Director
Matthew Bruehl, MD Associate Medical Director
Caitlin Suggs, RN CF Nurse Coordinator
Gail Yashar, MSW Clinical Social Worker
Vanessa Yount, RD Nutritionist
Stephanie King, RRT Respiratory Therapist
Gloria Pinero, CCRC Clinical Research Coordinator
Heidi Tiedge, RRT, RCP Clinical Research Coordinator
Nedenia Parker, BSPHE Clinical Research Coordinator
Steven Clark Administrative Support
Jo-Ann Clark Administrative Support


A comprehensive description of all of our pediatric allergy and immunology clinical services, locations, and appointment information is available on Duke Children's.

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