Uman Howard Michael

Howard Michael Uman, MD


Specialties
  • Pediatrics
Accepting New Patients
1401 Madison St.
Suite 100
Seattle, WA 98104
206-386-6111
206-386-6113
1841303088

General Information


Biography

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.

Specialties
  • Pediatrics
Education Background
Medical School: George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Residency: University of Michigan, MI
Languages
  • English

Publications

Blog

Wheezing in children

June 26, 2013

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 ...

Clinical Experience

Specialties
  • Pediatrics
Services Provided
1401 Madison St.
Suite 100
Seattle, WA 98104
206-386-6113
Affiliated Facilities