Aerodigestive Clinic

The Pediatric Aerodigestive Clinic includes a multi-disciplinary medical and surgical team who specialize in taking care of patients with complex airway disorders. We utilize a team approach with specialists from fields including gastroenterology, pulmonology, feeding therapy and otolaryngology.

What conditions would potentially need aerodigestive care?

  • Laryngeal and Tracheal stenosis (narrowed airway)
  • Tracheostomy dependence
  • Vocal cord disorders
  • Aspiration disorders (when food and/or drink enter the lungs rather than esophagus)
  • Swallowing disorders
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Congenital tracheal or esophageal conditions (TEF or TEF/EA)
  • Genetic syndromes that affect neurological and muscular control

Services

  • Office visits with multiple providers and nurse coordinators on the same day
  • Upper endoscopy
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Feeding evaluation and treatment
  • Pediatric surgical consultation, if needed
  • Clinical feeding and swallowing evaluation
  • Modified barium swallow
  • Functional endoscopic evaluation of swallowing
  • Coordinated outpatient diagnostic laryngoscopy, bronchoscopy and esophagoscopy, if appropriate
For More Information

Joseph M. Sanzari Children's Hospital at Hackensack University Medical Center
30 Prospect Ave, Hackensack, NJ 07601
551-996-2000

K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital at Jersey Shore University Medical Center
1945 Route 33, Neptune NJ 07753
732-775-5500

Our Doctors

Our team of expert and award-winning physicians and clinicians at Sanzari Children’s Hospital and K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital are grounded in a “families-first” approach to care. Each patient will receive a personalized experience, with practical scheduling to ensure they are able to receive multi-disciplinary care with convenience and ease.

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