Mrs. Dana Brasfield Bussey
Pulmonologist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Pulmonology2660 10th Avenue South Suite 701 Birmingham AL, 35205
Dr. Dana Bussey practices Pediatric Pulmonology in Birmingham, AL. Dr. Bussey 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
University of Alabama School of Medicine 1972
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- Home Treatments for Croup
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- Causes and Treatments for a Barking Cough
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- Differentiating Croup from Asthma
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- What Are the Causes and Symptoms of Croup?
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