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Airway Center recognized for high-quality care

The Airway Center is the first specialty practice at the hospital to receive this designation, which honors exceptional care and dedication to patient needs.

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Airway Center Pulmomology Team

Meet the Team

Faculty

Pediatric Pulmonology

Elisabeth P. Dellon, MD, MPH

Elisabeth P. Dellon, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Division of Pediatric Pulmonology

Cystic fibrosis in children and adults; lung transplantation; and other chronic lung disorders.

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Charles R. Esther Jr., MD, PhD

Charles R. Esther Jr., MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Division of Pediatric Pulmonology

Non-invasive biomarkers of cystic fibrosis and other lung diseases; atypical infections in cystic fibrosis; and pulmonary lymphangiectasia.

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Jennifer Lynn Goralski, MD

Jennifer Lynn Goralski, MD

Instructor

Pediatric Pulmonology
Critical Care Medicine
Cystic Fibrosis.

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William Adam (Adam) Gower, MD, MS

William Adam (Adam) Gower, MD, MS

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Asthma, genetics, rare/diffuse/interstitial lung, pediatric flexible bronchoscopy.

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Marianna M. Henry, MD, MPH

Marianna M. Henry, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Division of Pediatric Pulmonology

Cystic fibrosis and other chronic lung disorders; airway abnormalities; flexible bronchoscopy; and relationship of early childhood respiratory problems to later lung function.

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Margaret W. Leigh, MD

Margaret W. Leigh, MD

Professor of Pediatrics Director, UNC Cystic Fibrosis Center

Pediatric Pulmonology.

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Ceila E. Loughlin, MD

Ceila E. Loughlin, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Medical Director, UNC Children’s Allergy & Asthma Center

Division of Pediatric Pulmonology

Asthma, cystic fibrosis, and other chronic lung disorders; pediatric bronchoscopy; and quality improvement.

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Marianne Muhlebach, MD

Marianne Muhlebach, MD

Professor of Pediatrics

Division of Pediatric Pulmonology

Cystic fibrosis focusing on infection and airway inflammation; chronic inflammatory lung disorders; structural airway abnormalities; flexible bronchoscopy; and care of Hispanic population.

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Terry L. Noah, MD

Terry L. Noah, MD

Chief, Division of Pediatric Pulmonology
Professor
Vice Chair, Department of Pediatrics

Mechanisms of inflammation in the airways; impact of environmental pollutants on viral infection in the airways; bronchopulmonary dysplasia; cystic fibrosis; and lung transplantation in children.

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George Z. Retsch-Bogart, MD

George Z. Retsch-Bogart, MD

Division of Pediatric Pulmonology
Medical Director, N.C. Children's Airway Center
Professor of Pediatrics

Cystic fibrosis; chronic lung disease; flexible bronchoscopy; complex airway disorders in children; and clinical research in cystic fibrosis.

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Timothy J. Vece, MD

Timothy J. Vece, MD

Assistant Professor, Pulmonology

Pediatric Pulmonology

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Ask for a Referral

Urgent referrals should be made directly to the on-call physician of in the Division of Pediatric Pulmonology or Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery through the UNC Consultation Center at 800-862-6264 or via the hospital operator at 984-974-1000

All other referrals can be made by through UNC CareLink or by calling the N.C. Children's Airway Center at 919-843-6858.

Contact Us

If you have questions about your child's appointments, need to reschedule, or want a referral, please contact the N.C. Children's Airway Center's administrative coordinator, Mandy Gee, at 919-843-6858.

Mailing address:
N.C. Children's Airway Center
Campus Box 7217
Chapel Hill, NC 27514-7217

Fax: 919-966-6179

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