Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
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Monroe Carell Jr.
Children's Hospital
at Vanderbilt
2200 Children's Way
Nashville, TN 37232

(615) 936-1000

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Conditions We Treat


We diagnose and manage the following airway and digestive conditions, as well as those requiring tracheotomy, ventilation, or supplemental oxygen. CADET can also treat your child with an anatomic disorder of the pharynx, larynx, or esophagus that limits oral feeding. We specialize in treating feeding and swallowing disorders and helping manage special feeding needs.

  • Achalasia
  • Airway obstruction
  • Aphonia
  • Bronchomalacia
  • Bronchopulmonary dysplasia
  • Caustic ingestion with stricture
  • Chronic aspiration (tracheotomy dependent)
  • Colon Interposition
  • Craniofacial syndromes that cause airway obstruction and associated feeding problems
  • Dysphagia
  • Esophageal atresia
  • Esophageal web or stricture
  • Feeding disorders
  • Gastroesophageal reflux (GERD)
  • Glottic stenosis
  • Hypoplastic lung
  • Hypoventilation
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Laryngeal atresia
  • Laryngeal cleft
  • Laryngeal web
  • Laryngeal/tracheal/bronchial papillomatosis (sexually transmitted diseases)
  • Laryngomalacia (usually severe cases)
  • Oral aversion
  • Subglottic stenosis
  • Tracheal stenosis
  • Tracheoesophageal fistula (TEF)
  • Tracheomalacia
  • Vocal cord paralysis
  • Voice disorders


Last Edited: May 23, 2017
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