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Andrew R. Colin, M.D.

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Andrew R. Colin, M.D.


  • Fax: 305-243-2617


  • English
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  • American Board of Pediatrics-Pediatric Pulmonology



  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Pulmonary (Pediatrics)


  • Co- Director, Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis Program
  • Director, Division of Pediatric Pulmonary
  • Professor of Pediatrics


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1988 Fellow in Bronchial Diseases, incl. Bronchosopy course
Children's Institute (Mentor: Edgar Szekelyi, M.D.)
1986 Fellow in Pediatric Pulmonology
Children's Hospital(Mentors: Mary Ellen Wohl, M.D, & Jere Mead, M.D.Research under SCOR Grant of Mary Ellen Avery, M.D.)
1986 Pediatric Pulmonology Fellowship
Children's Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School
1981 Pediatric Residency
Haifa Medical Center
1980 Fellow in Pediatric Respiratory Diseases and Pediatric Intensive Care
Hadassah Medical Center(Mentor: Professor Simon Godfrey)
1977 Medical Officers Course
Israel Medical Corps.
1977 Fellow in Intensive Care
Rambam Medical Center (Mentor: Professor Simon Bursztein)
1976 M.D.
Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
1974 Rotating Internship
Rambam Medical Center
Faculty of Medicine, University of Bologna


  • Rossi GA, Colin AA. Infantile RSV and HRV infections: respective role in inception and persistence of wheezing. Eur Respir J. 2015;45(3):774-789. doi: 10.1183/09031936.00062714.
  • Kugelman A, Colin AA. Late Preterm Infants: Near Term But Still in a Critical Developmental Time Period. Pediatrics. 2013 Oct;132(4):741-51. doi:10.1542/peds.2013-1131
  • Sawicki GS, Lu FL, Valim C, Cleveland RH, Colin AA. Necrotizing pneumonia is Increasingly Detected as a Complication of Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Children. Eur Respir J 2008;31:1285-1291.
  • Colin AA, Rao S, Chen XC, Hunter JM, Hanrahan J, Hiatt P, Kattan M, Koumbourlis A, Mellins RB, Peavy HH, Platzker A, Ting A, Steinbach S, Wohl MEB. Forced expiratory flow in uninfected infants and children born to HIV-infected mothers. Am J Resp Critical Care Med 2001 Mar;163(4):865-73.
  • Colin AA, Wohl MEB, Mead J, Ratjen FA, Glass G, Stark AR. Transition during infancy from dynamically maintained to relaxed end-expiratory volume. J. Appl. Physiol. 1989; 67:2107-2111. (Abstracted in: The Year Book of Pulmonary Disease, 1991, Mosby Year Book, St Louis, 1991, p. 264).


Dr Colin is a Professor of Pediatrics and the Director of the Division of Pediatric Pulmonology at Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami. He is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology.

He received his MD at Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, and completed his pediatric training in hospitals related to that medical school. He trained in Pediatric Pulmonology and Pediatric Intensive Care at Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem and subsequently at Children's Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School.

He served as Associate-Chief of a Technion-affiliated Department of Pediatrics in Haifa, Israel. In 1990 he joined the Faculty of Children's Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School. He served as Clinical Director of the Division of Respiratory Diseases and was Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School. He also was the Associate-Director of the Cystic Fibrosis Center, and Director of the Pulmonary Function Lab including development and directorship of the only Infant Pulmonary Function Lab in New England.

He actively participated in research and teaching and received the Klaus Peter International Teaching Award of Harvard Medical School, and was the first recipient of the Andrew A. Colin Teaching Award, named after him at Children's Hospital, Boston.  He was also repeatedly nominated amongst The Best Doctors in America.

Dr Colin has broad clinical and research interests in pediatric respiratory diseases. He continues to publish extensively, is a regular participant in the leading international respiratory meetings, and lectures internationally. His expertise includes: asthma, cystic fibrosis, structural and functional development of the respiratory system and related problems including lung diseases of prematurity, pediatric bronchoscopy, inflammatory and infectious diseases of the lung, respiratory physiology of infants and children including infant pulmonary function testing.

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