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At the Pediatric Aerodigestive Center, we diagnose and treat a range of breathing and swallowing disorders.
With basic questions, call our main ENT office at 412-692-5460.
To make an appointment, call 412-692-7337.
We treat children with complex airway and swallowing disorders who need specialized care. We offer advanced tests and surgeries that are only available in a small number of centers.
We also provide a range of non-medical therapies, like occupational therapy. Our staff works together to provide child-friendly care. This team approach ensures the best outcome for your child.
Our holistic care takes into account the unique needs of your child and loved ones. We include family members as part of the care team. We support you throughout the process.
Common aerodigestive conditions we diagnose and treat include:
Find a full list of the conditions we treat.
Learn how we diagnose and treat these aerodigestive conditions.
Each year, we care for around 2,000 children who need our advanced expertise and technology. We provide cutting edge testing and surgical therapies, including laser and robotic techniques. Families come to our center from across Pennsylvania, as well as surrounding states.
Our dedicated team members are top experts in a wide range of aerodigestive specialties. They will ensure your child gets access to the best treatment available. We also conduct research studies, so we can improve care for children across the country.
For children with conditions that affect more than the airway, we offer a multidisciplinary clinic. This clinic includes ear, nose, and throat specialists (ENTs), gastroenterologists, and pulmonologists.
This way, your child can see many specialists in one visit. Your child's doctors can work together to ensure optimal and coordinated care.
We make every effort to educate and inform family members at every step. For example, for children who need a tracheostomy, we provide an in-depth simulation training for caregivers. Our goal is to ensure you feel confident and supported to manage your child's condition at home.
We ensure you see the right experts for your child's condition. Our staff includes the following experts.
Physicians and surgeons
Other medical professionals
Learn more about our experts at the Pediatric Aerodigestive Center.
Although your health insurance may not require a specialist referral, a referral order from a provider referring your child to the Aerodigestive Center is required.
We receive referrals from across Pennsylvania, as well as Maryland, New York, Ohio, and West Virginia. Before scheduling, verify with your insurer and referring provider whether your plan is in-network.
Prior authorization may be required from your health insurance depending on your health plan's network and the care your child needs. Please ensure all referrals and prior authorizations are secured prior to your visit. This will ensure the services we provide will be covered by your health insurance.
Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
In addition to the main hospital, Children's has many convenient locations in other neighborhoods throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.
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