Acid Reflux

Most babies spit up from time-to-time, throughout the course of a day. When this regurgitation causes other issues or is associated with additional symptoms, it may be due to acid reflux, otherwise known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), which can also occur in older children, teens and adults.

At Tufts Medical Center in downtown Boston, we have a team of specialists with strong expertise in treating acid reflux in kids. Learn more by using the links below.

Programs + Services


Otolaryngology (ENT) / Facial Plastic + Reconstructive Surgery

In the Boston Pediatric Otolaryngology Division at Tufts Medical Center, we provide personalized expert care for ear, nose and throat problems.
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Gastroenterology + Nutrition

The Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition Division at Tufts Medical Center in Boston provides expert GI diagnosis and treatment for children.
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Doctors + Care Team

Garrett Zella, MD

Garrett Zella, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Online Scheduling 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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Harmony Allison, MD

Harmony Allison, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Online Scheduling Available

Title(s): Gastroenterologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Gastroenterology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5883
Fax #: 617-636-1480

Gastrointestinal motility, inflammatory bowel disease, general GI and endoscopy, diarrhea, constipation, celiac disease and limited liver function test abnormalities

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Marcella C. Radano, MD

Marcella C. Radano, MD

Online Scheduling 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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Andrew Scott, MD

Andrew Scott, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Medical Director, Cleft Lip and Palate Team; Director, Otolaryngology Residency Program; Pediatric Otolaryngologist; Associate Professor, Otolaryngology, Tufts University School of Medicine; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Tufts University School of Medicine; Clinical Associate, Tufts School of Dental Medicine
Department(s): Otolaryngology, Pediatric Otolaryngology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-2820
Fax #: 617-636-1479

Pediatric ENT, cleft lip and palate surgery, vascular anomalies, neonatal mandibular distraction osteogenesis for airway obstruction, endoscopic and laser airway surgery, open airway surgery, EXIT procedures, otologic surgery including cochlear implantation, micrognathia, microtia

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Khoa D. Tran, MD

Khoa D. Tran, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Online Scheduling 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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Mark A. Vecchiotti, MD

Mark A. Vecchiotti, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Chief, Pediatric Otolaryngology; Pediatric Otolaryngologist; Medical Director, Pediatric Cochlear Implant Program; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Otolaryngology, Pediatric Otolaryngology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-2820
Fax #: 617-636-1479

Pediatric hearing loss, chronic ear disease, and cochlear implantation
pediatric congenital and acquired head and neck masses
pediatric voice and airway disorders including respiratory papillomatosis and subglottic stenosis
pediatric sinus disease
advanced surgery for obstructive sleep apnea
facial nerve disorders

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