Airway Clinic | Overview

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Contact the Center for Airway Disorders

The Center for Airway Disorders (CAD) at Boston Children's Hospital cares for infants, children and young adults with airway problems—from common conditions to the most rare and complex disorders. Our doctors treat hundreds of patients each year with airway disorders and have the knowledge and skill only time and experience can provide.

The Airway Clinic is part of the Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Enhancement (also referred to as the Ear, Nose, and Throat, or ENT, department) at Boston Children’s Hospital. It is one of the largest and most recognized centers for pediatric otolaryngology in the United States.

We work to make sure that both new and returning patients are seen quickly by our medical team and receive any other necessary services from specialists in any department at Boston Children’s Hospital.

Airway Clinic at Boston Children’s

Our airway treatments include the most effective surgical approaches available, helping children born with a disorder of the trachea to breathe, eat and swallow normally.

Strengths of our clinic include:

  • Multidisciplinary approach: The Center for Airway Disorders collaborates with specialists in different services across Boston Children’s to create the best and most appropriate medical plan. Our center works to ensure that each patient receives comprehensive care and treatment, and often coordinates care with other hospital services.
  • Comprehensive care: No matter what airway-related condition your child faces, our team will draw from the extraordinary range of specialties offered here at Boston Children’s to ensure prompt and comprehensive diagnosis and treatment.
  • Team approach: Our team collaborates daily with dozens of doctors and specialists throughout the hospital to care for patients in our clinic.

Airway Disorders We Treat

Our Airway Clinic specializes in testing and treating:

Make an Appointment

To make an appointment or speak with a member of our team, please call 617-355-3795.

International Patients

For families residing outside of the United States, please call Boston Children's International Health Services at +01-617-355-5209.

Boston Children’s is so much more than a hospital—it’s a community of researchers, clinicians, administrators, support staff, innovators, teachers, patients and families, all working together to make the impossible possible. ”
- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

Boston Children's Hospital
300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
For Patients: 617-355-6000
For Referring Providers: 844-BCH-PEDS | 844-224-7337