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


  • 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

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

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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