Edema

Edema is swelling due to fluid in tissues of the body. It often happens in the feet, ankles and legs.

Programs + Services


Otolaryngology (ENT) / Facial Plastic + Reconstructive Surgery

In the Boston Pediatric Otolaryngology Division at Floating Hospital for children, we provide personalized expert care for ear, nose and throat problems.
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Nephrology

The Pediatric Nephrology Division at Floating Hospital in Boston provides expert acute & chronic kidney disease diagnosis and treatment for children.
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Doctors + Care Team

Andrew Scott, MD

Andrew Scott, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Medical Director, Cleft Lip and Palate Team; 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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Julie Nicoletta, MD, MA

Julie Nicoletta, MD, MA

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Pediatric Nephrologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Pediatric Nephrology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-7429
Fax #: 617-636-0066

Hematuria, proteinuria, hypertension, renal insufficiency, kidney stones, fluid and electrolyte imbalance

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Lawrence S. Milner, MD

Lawrence S. Milner, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Chief, Division of Pediatric Nephrology; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Pediatric Nephrology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-7429
Fax #: 617-636-0066

Renal failure, acute and chronic, glomerular disease (especially urine microscopy), liver related renal disease, hypertension, urinary tract infection, fluid and electrolyte imbalance, acute dialysis (peritoneal, hemodialysis and hemofiltration), transplantation

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Mark A. Vecchiotti, MD

Mark A. Vecchiotti, MD

Accepting New Patients

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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