The Ascension Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Care Center, Austin, Texas, gives children and adults with CF access to lung and digestive health specialists.
The Cystic Fibrosis Care Center at Dell Children's Medical Center is a fully accredited pediatric and adult center by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The multi-specialty care team is led by the Austin Children’s Chest Associates. We listen to understand your questions and with our family-centered approach help deliver the right care for you.
All the doctors and care team members meet regularly to review and monitor your care.
Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an inherited chronic disease that affects the lungs and digestive system. Having a child diagnosed with cystic fibrosis or being diagnosed with it as an adult can be an overwhelming experience. Our compassionate approach brings the medical specialists to you at our CF Care Center. We focus on educating our patients and families about daily care and how to manage this disease.
The CF Care Center includes experienced specialists:
- Doctors specializing in CP
- Nurse educators
- Respiratory therapists
- Child life specialists
- Social workers