Ajay Kasi, MD

Pediatric Pulmonologist





Dr. Kasi is a Pediatric Pulmonologist at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Assistant Professor at Emory University School of Medicine. He is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric pulmonology. Dr. Kasi joined Children’s in 2017.

During his fellowship training at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Dr. Kasi was the recipient of the Chun I Wang award for pulmonary research. He also received teaching awards during his residency and fellowship.

In 2018, Dr. Kasi has helped establish the Diaphragm Pacing Program at Children’s. This unique program is for children with congenital central hypoventilation syndrome (CCHS). This program is one of a few of its kind offered in the country.


Childrens Physician Group - Pulmonology at Egleston

Center for Advanced Pediatrics, 1400 Tullie Road NE 5th Floor
Atlanta, GA 30329
Get Directions 404-785-5437

Focus of Practice

  • Pulmonology

Areas of Interest

  • Congenital central hypoventilation syndrome
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Diaphragm pacing
  • Pediatric home mechanical ventilation

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Thoracic Society

Research Interests

Congenital central hypoventilation syndrome, early cystic fibrosis lung disease


Making Medical History

Children's performs Georgia's first pediatric diaphragm pacing surgery on a 14-year-old boy.


Novel New Surgery Gives Teen a Diaphragm Pacemaker

Dr. Kasi leads the diaphragmatic pacing program at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Along with his team, he performed the first pediatric diaphragm pacer procedure in Georgia.