Expertise and rankings

The Aerodigestive Clinic at Mayo Clinic's Children's Center provides multispecialty coordinated care for children with airway disorders, serving as a national and international referral center for complex airway reconstruction procedures.

The Department of Otorhinolayryngology (ear, nose and throat or ENT) at Mayo Clinic provides a full range of medical and surgical services for pediatric and adult patients with head and neck disorders and diseases, including the most complex airway, voice and swallowing disorders.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for ear, nose and throat by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., is ranked high performing for ear, nose and throat by U.S. News & World Report.

Learn more about Mayo Clinic's Department of Otorhinolaryngology and the Aerodigestive Clinic at Mayo Clinic's Children's Center.

March 01, 2016
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