Howard Uman
Howard M. Uman, M.D.

Howard M. Uman, M.D.

Howard M. Uman, M.D.
Specialty

Pediatric Family Medicine

  • Accepting Children: Yes
  • Accepting New Patients: Yes
  • Accepting Medicare: Yes
  • Accepting Medicaid/DSHS: Yes
Payment Methods Accepted:

Bill Insurance, VISA, Master Card, Cash, Check, American Express, Discover Card

Insurance Accepted:

Contact this office for accepted insurance plans.

Additional Information:

Internship: University of Michigan, MI


 

Dr. Uman was voted "Top Doctors" in Seattle Metropolitan Magazine.

Nearly 4,000 physicians, nurses and physician assistants in King, Kitsap and Snohomish counties nominated colleagues they would choose to treat themselves and their loved ones.

Medical School

George Washington University, WA, D.C.

Residency

University of Michigan, MI

Board Certifications

Pediatrics

Additional Information:

Internship: University of Michigan, MI


 

Dr. Uman was voted "Top Doctors" in Seattle Metropolitan Magazine.

Nearly 4,000 physicians, nurses and physician assistants in King, Kitsap and Snohomish counties nominated colleagues they would choose to treat themselves and their loved ones.

Wheezing in children

Wheezing is one of the most common symptoms in children and adults. Wheezing refers to the high pitched, "musical" sounds generated from the respiratory tract. It may originate in multiple areas, from the nose, to the throat, to the lungs. When physicians use the term "wheezing", they are usually indicating the sounds produced by tightness in the lower airways ("bronchial tubes").

Wheezing is especially important in pediatrics because children have frequent respiratory infections. These infections are generally caused by viral infections which cause much irritation in the airways. In addition, the airways of children are small and more "sensitive," predisposing them to wheezing. The location of the irritation may be in the upper or lower respiratory tract. This means that wheezing can occur with just a cold as well as bronchitis or pneumonia.

Wheezing in most children will respond to treatment with ...

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Offices

Swedish Family Medicine - First Hill
1401 Madison St.
Suite 100
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206-386-6111
Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Map & Directions

Swedish Family Medicine - FH
1401 Madison #100
Seattle, W 98104
Phone: (206) 386-6111
Fax: (206) 386-6113

Map & Directions

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