Dr. Christopher Oermann practices Pediatric Pulmonology in Houston, TX. Dr. Oermann 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 Mo, Columbia Sch of Med, Columbia Mo 1989
DermatologyAmerican Board of DermatologyABD
- Falsely elevated serum tobramycin concentrations in cystic fibrosis patients treated with concurrent intravenous and inhaled tobramycin.
- Inhaled morphine to relieve dyspnea in advanced cystic fibrosis lung disease.
- Fertility in patients with cystic fibrosis.
- Anti-inflammatory approaches to the treatment of cystic fibrosis lung disease: past, present and future.
- Pulmonary lipoblastoma in an 18-month-old child: a unique tumor in children.
- Invasive mechanical ventilation for acute respiratory failure in children with cystic fibrosis: outcome analysis and case-control study.
- Treatment of cast bronchitis with low-dose oral azithromycin.
- Immunogenicity of a new purified fusion protein vaccine to respiratory syncytial virus: a multi-center trial in children with cystic fibrosis.
- Mucinous cystadenocarcinoma of the pancreas in an adolescent with cystic fibrosis.
- Human metapneumovirus and respiratory syncytial virus infections in older children with cystic fibrosis.
- Inhaled aztreonam lysine vs. inhaled tobramycin in cystic fibrosis: a comparative efficacy trial.
- Open label study of inhaled aztreonam for Pseudomonas eradication in children with cystic fibrosis: The ALPINE study.
- Foolers: things that look like pneumonia in children.
- Cystic Fibrosis (cf), Asthma
- Baylor Coll Of Med, Pediatric Pulmonology Univ Hosps & Clinics, Pediatrics
- Baylor College Of Med
- University of Missouri Health System 1992
- University of Missouri Health System 1993
- Pediatric Pulmonology, University Hospitals and Clinics, Columbia, MO 1994
- Pediatric Pulmonology, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX 1997
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