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James V. Woodward, MD

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James V. Woodward, MD

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Specialty

Areas of Expertise

  • Pediatric Pulmonology Pediatrics Home Ventilation Respiratory Disorders Aerodigestive Disorders

Phone Number

Locations

Phoenix Children's Hospital - Thomas Campus

1919 E. Thomas Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85016
United States

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Phoenix Children's Specialty Care

5131 E. Southern Ave.
Mesa, AZ 85206
United States

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About James V. Woodward, MD

As a pediatric pulmonologist, James Woodward, MD, specializes in caring for children with lung and breathing problems. Dr. Woodward serves as the director of the Phoenix Children's Airway Program and co-director of the Aerodigestive Program and Severe Asthma Clinic.

The opportunity to care for a wide range of patients while working with people who love caring for children drew Dr. Woodward to Phoenix Children's. He's always loved working with children and became interested in pulmonology while treating a ventilator-dependent child during his residency.

Dr. Woodward earned his medical degree at the St. Louis University School of Medicine. He completed a pediatric residency at The Children's Mercy Hospital and a pediatric pulmonary fellowship at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Woodward is certified in pediatrics and pediatric pulmonology by the American Board of Pediatrics.

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As a pediatric pulmonologist, James Woodward, MD, specializes in caring for children with lung and breathing problems. Dr. Woodward serves as the director of the Phoenix Children's Airway Program and co-director of the Aerodigestive Program and Severe Asthma Clinic.

The opportunity to care for a wide range of patients while working with people who love caring for children drew Dr. Woodward to Phoenix Children's. He's always loved working with children and became interested in pulmonology while treating a ventilator-dependent child during his residency.

Dr. Woodward earned his medical degree at the St. Louis University School of Medicine. He completed a pediatric residency at The Children's Mercy Hospital and a pediatric pulmonary fellowship at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Woodward is certified in pediatrics and pediatric pulmonology by the American Board of Pediatrics.

Dr. Woodward contributes to advancing his field through research. He's involved in studies underway, has published in professional journals and presented at national and international professional conferences. His clinical interests are chronic home ventilation, aerodigestive disorders, severe asthma, respiratory neuromuscular disorders, and pulmonary coccidioidomycosis.

Getting to know his patients and their families is one of the things Dr. Woodward most enjoys about his work. He appreciates parents who give extraordinary care to children with complex needs and loves seeing children's smiles.

When he's not working, Dr. Woodward enjoys spending time with his wife and four grandchildren.

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+Education & Training

Board Certification

American Board of Pediatrics; Pediatric Pulmonology; General Pediatrics

Medical School / Education

St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Residency

(Pediatrics) The Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO

Fellowship

(Pediatric Pulmonology) Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

+Awards

  • Top-Doc

+Research & Publications

Publications

Seronegative Mediastinal Coccidioidomycosis as a Novel Presentation of CTPS1 Combined Immunodeficiency
Open Forum Infectious Diseases, Volume 9, Issue 8, August 2022

Deep interarytenoid notch in young children managed with systematic thickener wean and injection laryngoplasty
International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology 118: 115-119 2019

An aerodigestive approach to laryngeal clefts and dysphagia using injection laryngoplasty in young children
Curr Gastroeterol Rep 19:60 2017

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