Cystic Fibrosis Clinic

The Cystic Fibrosis (CF) clinic provides children and families an experienced, team approach to manage the complexities of CF.

Boy sittingCystic fibrosis is an inherited disease of the mucus glands that affects many body systems. The most common symptoms include progressive damage to the respiratory system and chronic digestive system problems.

Thanks to research and improvements in treatments, the life expectancy of people with CF has rose steadily over the past decade.

Members of the CP clinical team are:

  • Mike Lewis, M.D.
  • Mitzi Scotten, M.D., pediatrics
  • Vicki Miller, LSCSW, Special Health Services
  • Cathy Fox, MS, RD, LD, Registered Dietitian
  • Paul Sharnhorst, Respiratory Therapist
  • Adrienne Liebergen, MN, ARNP Pulmonary Clinical Nurse Specialist

On the Web

For more information on CF, visit the National Institutes of Health website.

Last modified: Jul 31, 2013
Appointments
Appointments are made on Tuesdays at 1 p.m. in the CCHD. Map

For appointments, call 913-588-6390.

The CF team has an outreach clinic in Pittsburg, Kan., four times a year. For more information about this clinic, call 913-588-6224.
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