General Surgery

Esophageal & Airway Treatment Program

The Esophageal and Airway Center at Primary Children's Hospital is a multidisciplinary center, in partnership with the University of Utah School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics, that specializes in the coordinated care and treatment of congenital or acquired conditions causing complications with the esophagus and airway.

Our center coordinates care between surgery, ENT, gastroenterology, pulmonology, dieticians and swallowing experts. We help and support patients and families from diagnosis through surgery and long term follow-up, including outpatient therapy.

What Sets Us Apart

We Specialize in Rare & Complex Conditions

Our team of providers are experienced and highly skilled in treating complex conditions that other providers and programs rarely see.

All Providers Trained in Pediatrics 

Every provider in our center is board certified/eligible and fellowship trained in pediatric specialties.

Expertise of a Nationally Ranked Children's Hospital

Intermountain Primary Children’s Hospital, in partnership with University of Utah Health, has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s best children’s hospitals in eight pediatric specialties for 2022-23.

Innovative Care with the Latest Research

Our partnership with the University of Utah ensures the latest techniques and most innovative, evidence-based care is used.

Conditions We Treat

We treat a variety of conditions causing throat, esophagus and airway complications, including: