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Department Center for Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Children & Adolescents Only
Languages English, Spanish
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Center for Pediatric Pulmonology
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Adult Cystic Fibrosis
  • Aerodigestive Tract Disorders
  • Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
  • Chronic Cough
  • Chronic Rhinosinusitis
  • Congenital Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation of the Lung (CCAM)
  • Congenital Disorders of the Lungs
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Exercise-induced Asthma
  • Pediatric Airway Disorders
  • Pediatric Asthma
  • Pediatric Bronchiolitis
  • Pediatric Croup
  • Pediatric Neuromuscular Diseases
  • Pneumonia
View all 19 Specialties +
Insurance

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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2013

Education & Fellowships

Residency - Ruby Memorial Hospital
Pediatrics
Morgantown, WV USA
2008

Fellowship - Jackson Memorial Hospital
Pediatric Pulmonary
Miami, FL USA
2006

Residency - Cayetano Heredia University Hospital
Pediatrics
Lima,
2002

Medical Education - Cayetano Heredia University School of Medicine
Lima,
1996

Certifications

  • Pediatrics - Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Pediatrics

Specialty Interests

Cystic Fibrosis Asthma Chronic lung disease Bronchopulmonary dysplasia Congeital lung and airway abnormalities Recurrent pneumonia Chronic cough

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 5/4/2020, Dr. Cardenas-Zegarra has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

45 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
5 out of 5
Explains 5
Listens 4.3
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Time Spent with Patient 4
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

10 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2020

Dr. Cardenas has always given us excellent care

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2020

Dr. Cardenas is great! She always thoroughly explains the treatment plan and makes sure that I have a clear understanding and answers all of my questions.

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2020

Dr. Cardenas is a great and detailed physician that ALWAYS have Miranda's wellbeing in mind and makes us feel at ease, confident and she listens, she takes her time to talk to Miranda and as a mother, she's the perfect pulmonologist that you can trust to take care of your kid.

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2019

We're so fortunate to have *Dr. Cardenas as our son's pulmonologist. She is attentive to detail, concerned and establishes a trusting relationship with my son.

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2019

Dr Cardenas is an excellent physician! my daughter, and myself, adore her. she is patient with my daughter, my daughter trusts her, and feels completely comfortable with her.

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2019

Dr. Cardenas was excellent. She seemed to really care about my concerns. SHe answered all of my questions.

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2019

Dr. Cardenas was thorough in her explanation of my daughter's plan of care.

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2019

Dr Cardenas is phenomenal!!!! She is so good with my son, very caring and listens to us. She is very helpful in figuring out what was going on with him.

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2019

dr Cardenas is a gem. she has amazing bedside manner, sees each patient as an individual, takes her time, and is very knowledgeable. scheduling with her office is much easier than scheduling with the pediatricians office. I love most of my kids providers but the clinic has gotten increasingly more difficult to deal with in both communication and scheduling.

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2019

*Dr. Cardenas takes the time to look directly at you and listen to concerns. Excellent communication.

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