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Boston Children's Hospital

Esophageal and Airway Treatment (EAT) Center

Meet the team here!

Dori Gallagher, RN

EAT Program Coordinator

Leah Frain, FNP

Care of Esophageal Atresia
Boston Children's Hospital
Caregiver Profile: Dori Gallagher, RN
Boston Children's Hospital

Boston Children's Hospital's (BCH) Esophageal and Airway Treatment Center is the leading hospital for treating airway problems in pediatric patients.  Because children with airway issues often have other conditions, you are provided with a team to evaluate your child.  This team may include: surgical team, gastroenterologists, pulmonologists nutritionists, feeding specialists, physicians assistants, nursing staff and social workers. 

Boston Children's Hospital

Fegan Building, 3rd Floor
300 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Phone:  (617) 355- 3038

International Phone:  +1-617-355-5209

Learn More or Request a Second Opinion:

Click here or click the image below to learn more about the Esophageal & Airway Treatment Center or Request a Second Opi

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Patient and Family Resources

When traveling to Boston Children's Hospital (BCH), there are several expenses to consider, including transportation, lodging, daily expenses, childcare (for siblings/or children), and meals.  Here are a few suggestions:

Things to do

AirBnB or vrbo

Ask your local church or religious group if they know of homeshares 


Explore Listing (

The Inn at Longwood Medical
Rates: vary, ask for hospital discount

Parking: $20/day​

Located next to Boston Children's


enVision Hotel 

Rates: vary, ask for hospital discount

Parking: $20/day


Hampton Inn & Suites

Rates: vary, ask for hospital discount

Parking: $10/day

Free shuttle to hospital and airport 


Homewood Suites Boston/Brookline
Rates: vary, ask for hospital discount
Parking: $20/day


Holiday Inn Boston-Brookline
Rates: variable

Parking: $38/day


Other housing options

The Hospitality Homes Program 
(617) 482-4338

Patient Family Housing Program
(617) 919-3450

Tips for traveling
Many other hotels are nearby. When calling for a reservation, mention you are a patient of BIDMC for a hospital rate, if available. You may also request "extended stay" rates. 

Ask your doctor how long they anticipate you will need to stay locally in Boston, if at all, after surgery.


Extended Stay Options: 

Air Travel

The nearest airport is Boston Logan International Airport (BOS).  The airport is about 8 miles from BCH.

Medical flights can be arranged through:


Hotel Parking​
Most hotels charge between $10 - $40/day for parking. 

Boston Children's Hospital Parking
Garage Parking:  $10/day

Valet Parking:  $10/day + $5 valet fee

Week pass:  $60 for 7 days 

Taxis, Uber, and Lyft transportation can be coordinated. 

Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) 

Area Attractions

While the main focus of your visit is seeking medical advice/treatment, there is often free time. Take an opportunity to experience the following:

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