We use state of the art, low-impact tests to diagnose your child's pulmonary health.

Pulmonary Function Lab

The Pulmonary Function team at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford performs testing on infants, children and young adults. These tests include:

  • Esophageal pH/Impedance study
  • Esophageal pH-Bravo system
  • Comprehensive pulmonary function study
  • Comprehensive pulmonary function study with bronchodilator evaluation
  • Infant pulmonary function testing
  • Spirometry - Measurement of the amount of air exhaled and how quickly the air was expelled from the lungs
  • Spirometry with bronchodilator evaluation
  • Indirect calorimetry study
  • Actigraphy study
  • Methacholine bronchial provocation study
  • Exercise Bronchial provocation study
  • Cold air bronchial provocation study
  • Exercise physiology/cardiopulmonary exercise test
  • Oxygen/ventilation study
  • Hypoxic challenge
  • End tidal CO2 measurement
  • Six-minute walk
  • Arterial blood gas

Pulmonary Function Lab Care Team

  • Carol K. Conrad, MD

    Carol K. Conrad, MDDirector, Pediatric Pulmonary Function Lab

  • Joe Anderson, RCP, RPFT Supervisor

  • Mary Jo Evans, RCP

    Mary Jo Evans, RCP

  • Sean Ryan, RRT

  • Kathryn Carlisle, RRT, TPFT

  • Nancy Navarro, Scheduler