Dr. Katherine Rivera-spoljaric MD
Pulmonologist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Pulmonology1 Childrens Pl Suite C Saint Louis MO, 63110
Dr. Katherine Rivera-spoljaric practices Pediatric Pulmonology in Saint Louis, MO. Dr. Rivera-spoljaric 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
Ponce Med School 2001
Ponce School of Medicine and Health Sciences 2001
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP- Pediatric Pulmonology
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (copd)
- Cystic Fibrosis (cf)
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