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
 
The Aerodigestive Clinic treats children with:
  • Chronic airway disorders requiring tracheotomy, ventilation or supplemental oxygen
  • Anatomic disorders of the pharynx, larynx, or esophagus that limit oral feeding
  • Feeding and swallowing disorders or special feeding needs

Other conditions treated at the clinic include:

  • 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: March 30, 2012