Aerodigestive Disorders

The Aerodigestive Disorders program develops multidisciplinary treatment plans that are customized to meet the needs of each child’s unique condition that affects the lungs and esophagus.

Aerodigestive disorders encompass chronic conditions involving the upper airway tract, lower airway tract, and gastrointestinal tract. They are often associated with airway, breathing and swallowing dysfunction. These conditions are often treated with a multidisciplinary approach utilizing pulmonology, gastroenterology, ENT, nutrition, speech therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and radiology.

  • Laryngomalacia
  • Tracheomalacia
  • Tracheoesophageal Fistula
  • Chronic Cough
  • Aspiration
  • GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease)
  • Chronic Cough
  • Swallowing Difficulty
  • Airway Stenosis
  • Congenital Pulmonary Malformation
  • Dysphagia
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Failure to Thrive
  • Stridor
  • Esophageal Atresia