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The Aerodigestive Program is dedicated to providing comprehensive, state-of-the-art treatment and services for children with complex airway, respiratory and gastrointestinal tract disorders. We are dedicated to finding the right answers and treatment.
The Aerodigestive Program at Children's Colorado is the one of the most complete multidisciplinary programs in the United States.
The team is dedicated to the comprehensive management of children with complex airway and digestive tract disorders. This is critical for finding the right, timely answers in the safest way. We treat only children all day, every day – making us experts when it comes to caring for kids.
Our patients' families are considered essential partners of the healthcare team and are encouraged to participate in planning their child’s treatment course. This family-centered care approach allows for greater efficiency in scheduling visits and procedures.
In addition, family-centered care provides the opportunity for improved patient and family education, which can help improve the overall patient experience and outcome.
Our core team consists of devoted and highly-skilled physicians, nurses and other health care professionals from the following departments in our hospital:
The Aerodigestive Program focuses on the care of complex disorders of the aerodigestive tract, which includes the organs and tissues of the respiratory tract and the upper part of the digestive tract. Examples of commonly seen conditions include:
In addition to the services our dedicated Aerodigestive team provides, we also partner with other departments in the hospital to ensure your child is receiving the best well-rounded care. When you bring your child to us for a visit, you can expect the following:
In an attempt to provide better outcomes and more efficient and less costly care, our Program has numerous research projects to evaluate the success and outcomes of our treatments. Such projects currently include: evaluating the results and impacts our procedural testing has on our patients, evaluating the flow of the operating room for multidisciplinary procedures and developing new and safer endoscopic procedural techniques.
Phone: (720) 777-6181