Jamshed F. Kanga, MD

Chief, Division of Pediatric Pulmonology

Clinical interests

  • Apnea of Infancy
  • Asthma
  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Pediatric Bronchoscopy
  • Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine
  • Reactive Airway Disease

Jamshed F. Kanga, MD

Chief, Division of Pediatric Pulmonology


My name is Jamshed Kanga; I received my medical degree from the University of Karachi, Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan. I completed a fellowship at the Tulane University Medical Center, New Orleans.

I am board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in General Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology.

Faculty rank

Professor of Pediatrics


University of Karachi, Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan

Beth Israel Medical Center, New York

Tulane University Medical Center, New Orleans

Certifications or Special training
American Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Pulmonology

Pediatric Sleep

Good Samaritan Pediatric Sleep Center

UK Good Samaritan Hospital
310 S. Limestone
Lexington KY 40508-3008

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Pediatric Pulmonology

Pediatric Specialty Clinic

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Second Floor, Wing D, Room J201
740 S. Limestone
Lexington KY 40536-0284

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  1. Cory TJ, Birket SE, Murphy BS, Hayes D, Anstead MI, Kanga JF, Kuhn RJ, Bush HM, Feola DJ. Impact of azithromycin treatment on macrophage gene expression in subjects with cystic fibrosis. J Cyst Fibros. 2014 Mar;13(2):164-71.
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  2. Konstan MW, Liou TG, Strausbaugh SD, Ahrens R, Kanga JF, Graff GR, Moffett K, Millard SL, Nasr SZ, Siméon E, Spénard J, Grondin J. Efficacy and Safety of a New Formulation of Pancrelipase (Ultrase MT20) in the Treatment of Malabsorption in Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency in Cystic Fibrosis. Gastroenterol Res Pract. 2010; 2010:898193. PMID: 21197074.
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  3. Rosenfeld M, Emerson J, McNamara S, Joubran K, Retsch-Bogart G, Graff GR, Gutierrez HH, Kanga JF, Lahiri T, Noyes B, Ramsey B, Ren CL, Schechter M, Morgan W, Gibson RL. Baseline characteristics and factors associated with nutritional and pulmonary status at enrollment in the cystic fibrosis EPIC observational cohort. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2010 Sep; 45(9):934-44. PMID: 20597081.
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  4. Hayes D, Kanga JF, Anstead MI, Kuhn RJ. Novel approach to the eradication of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in an infant with CF after outpatient treatment failure. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2008 May; 43(5):511-3. PMID: 18383117.
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  5. Darbee JC, Kanga JF, Ohtake PJ. Physiologic evidence for high-frequency chest wall oscillation and positive expiratory pressure breathing in hospitalized subjects with cystic fibrosis. Phys Ther. 2005 Dec; 85(12):1278-89. PMID: 16305267.
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  6. Kanga J, Kuhn R, Craigmyle L, Haverstock D, Church D. Cystic fibrosis clinical score: a new scoring system to evaluate acute pulmonary exacerbation. Clin Ther. 1999 Aug; 21(8):1343-56. PMID: 10485506.
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  7. Subramanian V, Anstead M, Cottrill CM, Kanga J, Gurley J. Tetralogy of Fallot with absent pulmonary valve and bronchial compression: treatment with endobronchial stents. Pediatr Cardiol. 1997 May-Jun; 18(3):237-9. PMID: 9142722.
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  8. Church DA, Kanga JF, Kuhn RJ, Rubio TT, Spohn WA, Stevens JC, Painter BG, Thurberg BE, Haverstock DC, Perroncel RY, Echols RM. Sequential ciprofloxacin therapy in pediatric cystic fibrosis: comparative study vs. ceftazidime/tobramycin in the treatment of acute pulmonary exacerbations. The Cystic Fibrosis Study Group. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 1997 Jan; 16(1):97-105; discussion 123-6. PMID: 9002118.
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  9. Kanga JF. Dornase alfa therapy in cystic fibrosis: who should get it? Chest. 1996 Oct; 110(4):871-2. PMID: 8874235.
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  10. Woodring JH, Howard TA, Kanga JF. Congenital pulmonary venolobar syndrome revisited. Radiographics. 1994 Mar; 14(2):349-69. PMID: 8190958.
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  11. Stigers KB, Woodring JH, Kanga JF. The clinical and imaging spectrum of findings in patients with congenital lobar emphysema. Pediatr Pulmonol. 1992 Nov; 14(3):160-70. PMID: 1480442.
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  12. Johnson GL, Kanga JF, Moffett CB, Noonan JA. Changes in left ventricular diastolic filling patterns by Doppler echocardiography in cystic fibrosis. Chest. 1991 Mar; 99(3):646-50. PMID: 1995219.
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  13. Gilmore RL, Falace P, Kanga J, Baumann R. Sleep-disordered breathing in Möbius syndrome. J Child Neurol. 1991 Jan; 6(1):73-7. PMID: 2002206.
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  14. David ML, Kanga JF. Pneumoparotid. In cystic fibrosis. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 1988 Oct; 27(10):506-8. PMID: 3168387.
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  15. Bohadana AB, Kanga JF, Kraman SS. Does airway closure affect lung sound generation? Clin Physiol. 1988 Aug; 8(4):341-9. PMID: 3409649.
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  16. Kanga JF, Kraman SS. Comparison of the lung sound frequency spectra of infants and adults. Pediatr Pulmonol. 1986 Sep-Oct; 2(5):292-5. PMID: 3774386.
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  17. Kanga JF, Tilden SJ, Waring WW. A simple device for calculation of continuous infusions of isoproterenol in children. Crit Care Med. 1982 Jul; 10(7):459-60. PMID: 7083871.
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