Pediatric Gastroenterology, Nutrition and Liver Diseases
Hasbro Children's Hospital

Aerodigestive Program

The Aerodigestive Program at Hasbro Children's Hospital treats children with swallowing, feeding, or breathing issues, and co-occurring gastrointestinal or respiratory symptoms that are the result of an injury, congenital or developmental abnormality.

A Cost-Effective Multispecialty Approach

The Aerodigestive Program brings together a team of experts in gastroenterology, otolaryngology, and pulmonology. This access to multispecialty care provides a one-stop location that enhances the patient’s and family’s experience during this challenging time. There is greater sharing of knowledge, information, and more consistency of care. This offers more efficiency for patient and family, with a reduction of stress, time, and expense.

Conditions We Treat

  • Aspiration, feeding, and swallowing disorders
  • Chronic cough
  • Craniofacial anomalies
  • Failure to thrive, gastrostomy feeds dependency
  • Laryngotracheal stenosis
  • Noisy breathing
  • Tef and or esophageal atresia
  • Tracheostomy dependence
  • Stridor and recurrent cough/croup
  • Vocal cord paralysis
  • Recurrent wheezing
  • Chronic Gerd, eosinophilic esophagitis; esophageal dysmotility

Learn more about the full range of specialty centers and services we offer