Chandler's family is grateful for the care she received at UNC.

Chandler’s Story

Chandler is sometimes asked about the "mark” on her neck. Her parents call it a blessing, a reminder of the life-saving care she received at UNC.

Timothy J. Vece, MD

Timothy J. Vece, MD

Associate Professor, Pulmonology
Medical Director, N.C. Children's Airway Center

Pediatric Pulmonology

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Erin Bennard, RNErin Bennard, RN

Clinical Program Director

Mandy Gee

Mandy Gee

Administrative Coordinator

Leah MacMillan MS, CCC-SLP

Leah MacMillan, MS, CCC-SLP

Speech Pathology

Mark Hall, RRT-NPS

Traci Ockomon, BS, RRT-NPS

Respiratory Therapist

Cathie Tutka, MSW

Cathie Tutka, MSW

Social Work

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 call the UNC Children’s Airway Center at 919-843-6858 to coordinate a referral. Faxed referrals can be sent to 919-966-6179 Attn: UNC Children’s Airway Center.

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