Dr. Robert Kaslovsky Returns to Head Pediatric Pulmonary Division
ALBANY, N.Y., December 10, 2012—Robert A. Kaslovsky, M.D., has returned to Albany Medical Center where he will serve as professor of pediatrics and head the Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine. Dr. Kaslovsky was previously at Albany Med from 1981 to 2005 where he progressed from pediatric resident to the director of the Pediatric Pulmonary Division and head of the Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Center.
Most recently, Dr. Kaslovsky was the chief of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine and director of the CF Center at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, MA. Prior to Baystate, he was Pediatric Pulmonary section director and professor of pediatrics at West Virginia University, where he established an accredited cystic fibrosis center.
Dr. Kaslovsky, a native of Albany and a graduate of Albany High School, is a member of Albany Medical College’s class of 1981. He did his undergraduate work in Union College, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude.
“It is wonderful to have someone as experienced and talented as Dr. Kaslovsky returning to Albany Med to care for our pediatric patients requiring specialized pulmonary care,” said Vincent C. Verdile, M.D., dean of Albany Medical College and executive vice president for health affairs at Albany Medical Center Hospital.
Dr. Kaslovsky is board certified in both pediatric pulmonology and general pediatrics. He has served on CF Newborn Screening advisory boards in NY, WV, and MA, as well as the CF Foundation Patient Registry Committee.
In addition to speaking on a wide range of topics, including asthma, allergies and lung diseases, he is the originator of Cystic Fibrosis Family Teaching Days at Albany Med, a chance for families of those with CF to learn more about the most recent treatment advances and for members of the CF team to get to know the families of their patients.
Dr. Kaslovsky has presented at numerous conferences. His work is widely published including a recent journal article focused on using a cystic fibrosis model of care to develop care plans for children with other types of chronic illness.
He resides with his wife, Susan, in Slingerlands.
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