Gastroenterology + Nutrition

Pediatric Aerodigestive Program

We work closely with our colleagues in Pediatric ENT, Pediatric Pulmonology and Speech and Language Pathology to evaluate feeding and swallowing disorders in children of all ages.

Swallowing disorders we treat

  • Modified barium swallows
  • Feeding therapy

Feeding disorders we treat

  • Infant and pediatric feeding
  • Feeding team evaluations

Garrett Zella, MD

Garrett Zella, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Chief, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition; Pediatric Gastroenterologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Appt. Phone: 617-636-3266
Fax #: 617-636-8718

General gastroenterology and nutrition, inflammatory bowel disease, gastrointestinal complications of neurologic disease, other general pediatric GI and nutrition disorders

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Dara Borto, MS, RD, CNSC, LDN

Dara Borto, MS, RD, CNSC, LDN

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Clinical Dietitian; Clinical Instructor, Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
Department(s): Frances Stern Nutrition Center
Appt. Phone: 617-636-3266
Fax #:

Pediatric nutrition, Oncology, Gastrointestinal Nutritional Disorders, Obesity, Bariatric Surgery

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Emma Justice, MS CCC-SLP

Emma Justice, MS CCC-SLP

Title(s): Speech Language Pathologist
Department(s): Speech-Language Pathology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5220
Fax #: 617-636-0583

Feeding challenges in complex infants, toddlers and school age children, barium swallow studies (MBS) and fiberoptic endoscopic evaluations of swallow (FEES), assessment and intervention of tongue ties, dysphagia, tracheostomies, feeding disorders, and speech and language disorders

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Stanley  Lau, MD

Stanley Lau, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Pediatric Gastroenterologist; Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Appt. Phone: 617-636-3266
Fax #: 617-636-8718

General gastroenterology and nutrition, inflammatory bowel disease, celiac disease, eosinophilic esophagitis, other general pediatric GI and nutrition disorders

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John Leung, MD

John Leung, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Director, Center for Food Related Diseases at Tufts Medical Center; Co-Director, Food Allergy Center at Tufts Children's Hospital; Allergist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Pediatric Allergy, Gastroenterology, Pediatric Gastroenterology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5883 (Gastroenterology)
Fax #: 617-636-9292

Allergic rhinitis (seasonal allergy), anaphylaxis, angioedema, asthma, celiac disease, chronic urticarial (hives), drug allergies, eczema, eosinophilic esophagitis/eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders, food allergy (e.g. peanuts, cow milk, soy, etc.), food intolerance (lactose, fructose, fructan), food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome (FPIES), immunodeficiency, oral allergy syndrome, pruritus, sinusitis, stinging insect allergy, wheat hypersensitivity

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Marcella C. Radano, MD

Marcella C. Radano, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Pediatric Gastroenterologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Appt. Phone: 617-636-3266
Fax #: 617-636-8718

General pediatric gastroenterology, celiac disease, inflammatory bowel disease, allergic disease of the GI tract

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Khoa D. Tran, MD

Khoa D. Tran, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Pediatric Gastroenterologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Appt. Phone: 617-636-3266
Fax #: 617-636-8718

Neurogastroenterology, motility, general pediatric gastroenterology, chronic constipation, gastro-esophageal reflux/pH studies, other general pediatric GI and nutrition disorders

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Linda Sullivan, RN, BSN

Melissa Quinn, RN, BSN

Christine Sullivan, RN, BSN