What We Treat

If your child is referred to a pediatric pulmonologist, our team of specialists is here to help. At Children’s, we treat kids and teens who have a range of respiratory problems, including:

  • Asthma
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchopulmonary dysplasia
  • Chest pain
  • Chronic cough
  • Chronic respiratory failure and ventilator dependence
  • Congenital abnormalities of the respiratory tract
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Persistent cough
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Recurrent and persistent wheezing
  • Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) bronchiolitis
  • Shortness of breath at rest or with exercise
  • Stridor and noisy breathing

Services We Offer

Therapies, treatments and testing

We provide comprehensive services and therapies to children and teens who have respiratory system disorders. We also feature on-site pulmonary function testing. Our therapies, treatments and testing include:

  • Exercise challenge
  • Inhalant medication and respiratory therapy review
  • i-STAT testing
  • Lung volume testing
  • Methacholine challenge
  • NIOX testing
  • Plethysmography
  • Six-minute walk
  • Spirometry
  • Stress test
  • Phlebotomies
  • Influenza injections
  • Nutritional consultations
  • Synagis injections

A wide range of specialty programs and clinics

Through Children's Physician Group, our pediatric pulmonology practices offer convenient outpatient clinics throughout metro Atlanta and surrounding communities to evaluate, diagnose and treat children with respiratory problems. Our providers also participate in the following specialty programs and clinics that offer combined services from multiple disciplines at one convenient location:

  • Aerodigestive Center: This center evaluates and treats children who have disorders involving the upper digestive tract, airway, and respiratory and pulmonary systems.
  • High-Risk Asthma Program: This program offers a multidisciplinary, holistic approach to the care of children who have severe asthma. The program aims to ensure asthma control and improve quality of life for these children.
  • Muscular Dystrophy Clinic: This clinic provides diagnostic and treatment services for children with neuromuscular disorders.
  • Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic: Our team of pediatric pulmonologists, cardiologists and nurse practitioners offers comprehensive evaluation and management of pulmonary hypertension.
  • Sickle Cell Disease Clinic: We treat the largest pediatric sickle cell disease population in the country.
  • Synagis Clinic: This clinic provides a medicine called Synagis to children who are at a high risk for developing severe respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).
  • Technology-Dependent Clinic: This clinic manages children who have a variety of disorders that require some form of respiratory support. We treat a range of conditions, including chronic respiratory failure.

Our Unique Approach

Children's is home to the leading pediatric pulmonology program in Georgia. Combining the latest proven technology and research with a caring, child-friendly approach, makes Children's a top choice for the treatment of common and complex respiratory conditions.

Learn more about what sets Children’s apart 

Meet the Team

Welcome Samar Shah, MD and Haitham Shahrour, MD

Children’s Physician Group is pleased to welcome Dr. Shah and Dr. Shahrour to our team of pediatric pulmonologists. Call 404-785-KIDS (5437) to make an appointment with Dr. Shah and 404-785-0588 to make an appointment with Dr. Shahrour.

Meet our pediatric pulmonologists and advanced practice providers

At Children's, our team is 100 percent committed to kids. Our pediatric doctors and nurses understand that children’s medical and emotional needs are different from adults. That is why we use specialized equipment and techniques to provide the care kids need to thrive. Every member of our team has just one focus—help kids and teens get better faster.

Our Egleston-based providers (Drs. Beaty, Greene, Guglani, Kasi, Linnemann, M. Shah, S. Shah, Simon, Stecenko and Torrez) see patients at our North Druid Hills office. Our Scottish Rite-based providers (Drs. Brooks, Dias, Hazen, Kim, Kirchner, Lang, Lesnick, Montgomery, Popler, Sedor and Shahrour) see patients at our Lake Hearn, Hughes Spalding, Alpharetta, Athens and Newnan offices. 

Helpful Resources

Forms and parent tips

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Download "Five things you need to know before your child's appointment

Download "Asthma: What you need to know"

Appointment cancellations

While keeping appointments is important for your child's treatment, we understand other obligations may arise. If you are unable to make your child's appointment, cancel the appointment as soon as possible. When you don't cancel appointments, you prevent other children from being seen and receiving important care and treatment. We appreciate your help and understanding.

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Egleston hospital

1405 Clifton Road NE

Atlanta, GA 30322

Hughes Spalding hospital

35 Jesse Hill Jr. Drive SE

Atlanta, GA 30303

Children's Medical Office Building at Scottish Rite hospital

5461 Meridian Mark Road NE

Atlanta, GA 30342-1654

Children's at North Druid Hills

1605 Chantilly Drive NE

Atlanta, GA 30324-3269

Children's at Old Milton Parkway

3300 Old Milton Parkway

Alpharetta, GA 30005

Children's at Town Center Outpatient Care Center

605 Big Shanty Road NW

Kennesaw, GA 30144-6812

Oak Hill Professional Park

60 Oak Hill Blvd.

Newnan, GA 30265

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1100 Lake Hearn Drive

Atlanta, GA 30342

Resource Medical

1500 Oglethorpe Avenue, Building 600EF

Athens, GA 30606