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Children with vocal cord dysfunction (VCD) need advanced testing, speech therapy, and ongoing care.
Our diverse team at the VCD Center at UPMC Children's Hospital can meet all these needs. We work together to ensure the right diagnosis, well-organized care, and the best outcomes for your child.
To learn more or book an appointment for your child's VCD, call 412-692-5460.
Based on your child's needs, they may see:
Children and their caregivers travel hours for Dr. Maguire's expertise in rare airway disorders.
He takes the time to explain the diagnosis, its causes, and treatments in a calm and comforting manner. His goal is to have you and your child leave feeling confident and supported in your treatment plan.
Driven to improve outcomes for kids across the country, Dr. Maguire publishes the latest VCD treatments in top pediatric journals.
Katherine is a caring and passionate speech pathologist who works with children with VCD and other conditions that affect breathing and swallowing.
She uses breathing exercises to manage your child's VCD, building their self-esteem and easing their concerns.
Katherine works one-on-one with children in our VCD Center, catering her approach to each child's age and developmental level.
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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