At NYU Langone’s Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital, we understand that it takes a team to treat children who have complex or rare aerodigestive disorders that affect breathing, speaking, and swallowing.
That’s why we have brought together experts in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat disorders), gastroenterology, and pulmonology at our Pediatric Gastroesophageal, Upper Airway, and Respiratory Diseases Center, known as the GUARD Center.
As part of our approach, we consider the needs of both your child and your family throughout the treatment process. Our team partners with you to get a clear understanding of your child’s medical condition and how best to treat it.
Children coping with a variety of medical challenges may be candidates for treatment at the GUARD Center. These conditions include: