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Aerodigestive Clinic

Our Aerodigestive Clinic is the only one in the Southwest that offers comprehensive, coordinated care for children with aerodigestive issues, which affect swallowing, breathing and feeding. The multidisciplinary clinic brings together specialists in gastroenterology, pulmonology and otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat) to meet each child’s unique needs. We care for conditions from the routine to the rare and offer advanced treatment options, including airway reconstruction.


Our care team also includes experts in transplant medicine, psychology and speech language pathology who specialize in caring for children with aerodigestive disorders.

Specialized diagnostic testing and access to pediatric experts, plus our focus on family-centered care, make our team uniquely qualified to treat patients with complex aerodigestive conditions. Families travel from throughout the United States and from other countries to receive care from our aerodigestive specialists.

Nationally Recognized Care

Phoenix Children’s is consistently recognized as a “Best Children’s Hospital” by U.S. News & World Report. For the twelfth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report ranked Phoenix Children’s among the nation’s “Best Children’s Hospitals.” The health system also earned recognition as the top children’s hospital in Arizona for the second consecutive year. Only 35 states and Washington, D.C., are home to hospitals with a top state distinction, per U.S. News.

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