Dr. Maria Dowell MD
Pulmonologist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Pulmonology180 Harvester Dr Suite 110 Willowbrook IL, 60527
Dr. Maria Dowell practices Pediatric Pulmonology in Willowbrook, IL. Dr. Dowell treats children who have breathing problems, or a problem with his or her lungs. Pediatric pulmonologists often treat children with chronic cough, difficulty breathing, recurring pneumonia, asthma, cystic fibrosis, apnea, chronic lung disease in premature infants, noisy breathing, and conditions that require special equipment to monitor and/or help with breathing at home.
Education and Training
Univ of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 1996
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP- Pediatric Pulmonology
Dr. Maria Dowell MD's Practice location
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