Childrens Lung, Asthma and Sleep Specialists, also know as Orlando Pediatric Pulmonary and Sleep Associates, PA is a multispecialty practice. The practice has both pediatric pulmonary and Sleep specialists. The practice has board certified physicians in Pediatrics, Pediatric pulmonology and sleep medicine.
The practice provides state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment services for children with sleep-related disorders. The facilities perform Sleep studies (Polysomnography), CPAP/BiPAP titrations, as well as Multiple Sleep Latency Tests (MSLT). We are the largest pediatric sleep diagnostic center in the country.
The practice has the only behavioral sleep medicine program in Central Florida and is staffed by 2 board certified pediatric sleep physicians, a clinical psychologist and a Doctor Nurse Practitioner with certification in behavioral sleep medicine (CBSM).
We offer a comprehensive service for the diagnosis and management of infants and children with a wide spectrum of respiratory conditions with the goal of improving quality of life, as well as preserving and restoring respiratory health. Our pulmonary lung function provides testing for children with lung conditions and asthma as young as 3 years of age.
The practice is actively involved in cutting edge clinical and pharmacologic research geared towards the improvement of care and medication access in children and is currently involved in multiple Asthma and Narcolepsy research.
The practice runs an asthma management program that is geared towards the patient and parent achieving a full understanding of the asthma and improving patient management. In addition, our Asthma Center of Excellence program focus on providing high quality, most comprehensive service for children and adolescents with difficult-to-treat or severe asthma.
This is a specialized program with the primary goal of preventing or minimizing long-term respiratory consequences of preterm birth as well as severe respiratory disease in preterm infants and high-risk full term infants.
Dr. Jorge Sallent received his medical training at Orlando Health, Residency in Pediatrics, University of Florida Aﬃliat-ed Hospitals
Dr. Akin Ajayi was born in England and received his subspecialty training in Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine at The Children’s Hospital
Dr. Khalid Ahmad is a board certified pediatric pulmonologist and sleep medicine physician. He graduated from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and received
Dr. Seifu Demissie completed his pediatric residency at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola, NY where he was awarded Resident of the Year.
Dr. Verma received her undergraduate degree from the Univ. of North Florida. She attended St. George’s University School of Medicine, Grenada West Indes
Dr Kuriakose completed his pediatric residency at Nassau University Medical Center and received his pediatric pulmonary fellowship training
Mary Alice received her doctoral degree from the University of Florida (Doctor of Nursing Practice) in 2011. Before joining CLASS in 2006
Dr Justice joined CLASS in December 2007. She attended the University of Florida where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in 1997
Dr. Maggie Sifain joined Orlando Pediatric Pulmonary Associates the summer of 2012. She is originally from Rochester New York. She completed her fellowship...
Dr. Hartzell completed her undergraduate work at Houghton College in upstate New York. She attended medical school at Temple University in Philadelphia.
Dr. Pandey received her doctorate in medicine from St. George’s University School of Medicine, Grenada West Indes in 2006. Dr. Pandey completed her residency in General
Sealling Arounnarath, MSN, CPNP-AC, ARNP is one of our Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners who is Certified in Pediatric Acute Care. She has 10 years
Beatriz is responsible for managing the practice call center. Her team is hub of the practice. Her team takes the majority of the incoming calls to the practice. They scheduling appointments, patient related issues and managing the schedules of the practice’s providers.
Rosita is responsible for staffing the practice and supervising the other non-clinical office employees including medical assistants, medical billers and coders, and other office staff. She devises and implements processes and procedures for the operations of the practice to ensure that the practice is running efficiently and effectively. She orders office supplies, organize the office set-up, set the employee schedule, and basically keep an eye on all aspects of the practice.