Our Approach To Respiratory Problems in Neurologically Impaired Children

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What Sets Us Apart

Specialists at Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital of New York at NYU Langone treat neurologically impaired children who have respiratory problems that affect breathing. Certain neurological, neuromuscular, and genetic conditions can cause blockages in the airway and interfere with a child’s ability to inhale and exhale.

At our Pediatric Gastroesophageal, Upper Airway, and Respiratory Diseases Center (GUARD), part of Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital, a team of specialists collaborates to treat children with these conditions. Team members include pediatric pulmonologists; ear, nose, and throat specialists; surgeons; anesthesiologists; sleep specialists; and speech, swallowing, and feeding experts.

Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital of New York
 

Our experts provide the best care possible for children with conditions ranging from minor illnesses to complex, more serious conditions.Learn More

Sala Institute for Child and Family Centered Care
 

We foster partnerships with patients and families, encouraging open, effective communication during the diagnosis, treatment, and recovery process.Learn More

Treatment at NYU Langone

Our specialists may recommend the use of devices, speech or feeding therapy, or surgery to manage respiratory problems in neurologically impaired children.

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