Meet Our Esophageal and Airway Team

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Contact the Esophageal and Airway Treatment Center

  • 1-617-355-3038
  • International: +1-617-355-5209
  • Locations

Here at Boston Children’s, your child will be treated by a collaborative team of doctors who are the world’s leading experts in esophageal airway disorders such as esophageal atresia.

Working collaboratively to diagnose, treat and care for your child, our experts have one goal in mind: to help each and every child achieve a healthy esophagus and eat and swallow normally.

Nowhere else in the world will you find a team with as much depth of experience and extraordinary success at treating these rare disorders.

Meet the Esophageal and Airway Team at Boston Children’s Hospital

Clinical Leadership

Russell Jennings, Director, EAT Program

John Foker, MD, Scientific Director, EAT Program

Michael Manfredi, MD, Co-director, EAT Program


Christopher Baird, MD

David Clendenin, MD

Thomas  Hamilton, MD

Carlos Munoz, MD

Peter Ngo, MD

Roger Nuss, MD

Melissa Putman, MD

Lawrence Rhein, MD

C Jason Smithers, MD

Cornelius Arthur Sullivan, MD


Dori Gallagher, RN

Kelly Gillette-Merkerian, PNP

Nicole Palumbo, PNP


Kelly Duguay, BS

Make an Appointment

To make an appointment or speak with a member of our team, please call 617-355-3038.

International Patients

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

The future of pediatrics will be forged by thinking differently, breaking paradigms and joining together in a shared vision of tackling the toughest challenges before us.”
- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

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