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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

As a pediatric pulmonologist, Dr. Schroth provides medical expertise and collaborates with patients and families to optimize pulmonary health. She earned her medical degree from the University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI. She completed her pediatric residency and pediatric pulmonology fellowship at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA.


Board certified in pediatric pulmonology, Dr. Schroth is the Director of the Pediatric Pulmonary Center Grant, Medical Director of American Family Children's Hospital's Synagis Program, Co-Director of the MDA Neuromuscular Disorder Clinic and a Professor of Pediatric Pulmonology in the UW School of Medicine and Public Health.


Dr. Schroth is skilled in bronchoscopy and pulmonary function test interpretation, and her area of clinical interest is pulmonary management of neuromuscular disorders and children with pulmonary technology dependence. She is also skilled in asthma management, chronic lung disease of prematurity and other pulmonary disorders of childhood.


Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine

UW Health Clinics

American Family Children's Hospital
(608) 263-6420 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
American Family Children's Hospital
(608) 263-6420 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
American Family Children's Hospital
(608) 263-6420 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
American Family Children's Hospital
(608) 263-6420 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

Regional Specialty Clinics

Aurora Children's Health (Green Bay) (Green Bay)
(920) 288-5500 |  Map
Aurora Children's Health (Oshkosh) (Oshkosh)
(920) 303-8700 |  Map

Hospital Affiliation(s)

American Family Children's Hospital (primary)
UnityPoint Health - Meriter (secondary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Pediatrics

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Pediatric Pulmonology
Fellowship University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City
Residency University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City
Internship University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City
Medical School University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, WI, 1986


Madison Magazine Top Docs 2016

Best Doctors® in America 2015

Madison Magazine Top Docs 2014

Best Doctors® in America 2014

Best Doctors® in America 2013

Madison Magazine Top Docs 2012

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.


Our doctors provide a wide range of services. The following list represents some, but not all, of the procedures offered by this physician.

Programs & Conditions

PubMed Articles
Lenhart RL Youlo S Schroth MK Noonan KJ McCarthy J Mann D Hetzel S Sund SA Halanski MA . Radiographic and Respiratory Effects of Growing Rods in Children With Spinal Muscular Atrophy. J Pediatr Orthop. 2016 Sep 15;
[PubMed ID: 27636914]
Wampole A Schroth M Boriosi J . Survival of a child with spinal muscular atrophy and acute respiratory distress syndrome. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2015 Aug;50(8):E29-31
[PubMed ID: 25866361]
Davis RH Godshall BJ Seffrood E Marcus M LaSalle BA Wong B Schroth MK Swoboda KJ . Nutritional practices at a glance: spinal muscular atrophy type I nutrition survey findings. J Child Neurol. 2014 Nov;29(11):1467-72
[PubMed ID: 24097849]
Anderson LS Schroth M Marcus M Becker C Pfeil D Yngsdal-Krenz R Silvis D Drier C Marshall H . The development and implementation of an interdisciplinary on-line academic course using a life course perspective. Matern Child Health J. 2014 Feb;18(2):443-9
[PubMed ID: 23722326]
Lubcke NL Nussbaum VM Schroth M . Use of aerosolized tissue plasminogen activator in the treatment of plastic bronchitis. Ann Pharmacother. 2013 Mar;47(3):e13
[PubMed ID: 23424228]
Schroth MK . Special considerations in the respiratory management of spinal muscular atrophy. Pediatrics. 2009 May;123 Suppl 4:S245-9
[PubMed ID: 19420154]
Durkin ET Schroth MK Helin M Shaaban AF . Early laparoscopic fundoplication and gastrostomy in infants with spinal muscular atrophy type I. J Pediatr Surg. 2008 Nov;43(11):2031-7
[PubMed ID: 18970936]
Simons E Schroth MK Gern JE . Analysis of tracheal secretions for rhinovirus during natural colds. Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 2005 May;16(3):276-8
[PubMed ID: 15853960]
Konno S Grindle KA Lee WM Schroth MK Mosser AG Brockman-Schneider RA Busse WW Gern JE . Interferon-gamma enhances rhinovirus-induced RANTES secretion by airway epithelial cells. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2002 May;26(5):594-601
[PubMed ID: 11970912]