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Robert Abood, MD, FAAP

Medical Director, Clinical Exercise Physiology Lab; Pediatric Pulmonologist

Dr. Abood is medical director of the clinical exercise physiology lab and a pediatric pulmonologist at Akron Children’s Hospital. He’s been practicing since 2018. He earned his medical degree from Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pa. and completed a residency in pediatrics at Riley Hospital for Children, Indiana University School of Medicine. He went on to complete a fellowship in pediatric pulmonology at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pa. Dr. Abood has a special interest in cystic fibrosis, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, high-risk asthma, pulmonary function testing and cardiopulmonary exercise testing. He is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in general pediatrics and pediatric pulmonology. He’s a member of the American Thoracic Society and the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Abood is also a clinical assistant professor of pediatrics at Northeast Ohio Medical University.  

Pulmonary Medicine, Akron
Pulmonary Medicine, North Canton
Cystic Fibrosis Center
Medical School:
Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
Residency:
Pediatrics: Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN
Fellowship:
Pediatric Pulmonology: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Board Certifications:
American Board of Pediatrics: Pediatrics; Pediatric Pulmonology
Academic Appointments:
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Northeast Ohio Medical University
Practicing Since:
2015
Associations:
  • American Thoracic Society
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
Special Interests:
Cystic fibrosis, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, high-risk asthma, pulmonary function testing and cardiopulmonary exercise testing

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