Federico Laham, MD, MS, is the head of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Specialty Practice at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children in Orlando, Florida. Dr. Laham graduated with honors at the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and then completed his residency in Pediatrics at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine/Jackson Memorial Hospital. He subsequently sub-specialized in Infectious Diseases at Baylor College of Medicine where he remained until 2010 as an Instructor. He is currently a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society and the Infectious Diseases Society of America. His clinical interests include the study of the early immune response against paramyxoviruses, the development of biomarkers for prediction of bronchiolitis severity, and the effect of respiratory syncytial virus in human airway epithelium and its role on the development of an allergic inflammatory response.
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