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Treating Voice Disorders

The Voice Disorders Center at University of Utah Health provides many management options for voice disorders (behavioral, pharmaceutical, and surgical). Our team of specialists is trained in the latest technology in the following:

Conditions We Treat

Voice Disorders

Airway Disorders

Swallowing Disorders

Services

Our services include both assessments from our entire team as well as services individually by each provider in the Voice Disorders Center. Team-based assessments enable improved efficiency and cost savings for individuals requiring complex care for voice and airway problems.

Speech-Language Pathology

  •    Behavioral assessment of:
    • speaking and singing voice
    • chronic cough
    • breathing and paradoxical vocal fold motion (PVFM or VCD)
  • Behavioral therapy for voice, airway, and swallowing disorders
  • Gender diverse communication support
  • Clinical evaluation of swallowing disorders
  • Flexible endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (FEES)
  • Modified Barium Swallow (MBS) Study
  • Office stroboscopy and nasoendoscopy (larynx, airway)
  • Laryngeal function studies
  • Post-operative voice care
  • SPEAK OUT!® and The LOUD Crowd®
  • Telehealth therapy services

Vocal Coach

  • Assessment of singing and performance voice use
  • Singing or performance voice lessons

Laryngology

  • Stroboscopy and nasoendoscopy (larynx, airway)
  • Airway assessment
  • Procedures of the laryngopharynx
    • Botulinum toxin therapy for dystonia and tremor
    • Laryngeal electromyography (EMG)
    • Vocal fold augmentation injection

Surgical Specialty Procedures

  • Vocal fold medialization procedures
  • Biopsy
  • Vocal fold microsurgery
  • Reinnervation
  • Vocal fold reconstruction
  • Microsurgery and laser surgery

Pulmonology

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Why Choose University of Utah Health

Our team provides exceptional and comprehensive voice, swallow, and airway health care to children and adults through innovative research, education and personalized attention to all we serve. We strive to create an enduring, trusting relationship with compassion, respect, and commitment to exceptional patient care through expert interdisciplinary evaluation and treatment. 

Our team consists of experts from the disciplines of: 

We offer state-of-the art and evidence-based assessment and treatment options, including medical, pharmaceutical, surgical, and behavioral therapy approaches.

Diversity & Mutual Respect

We value diversity and mutual respect. Our team is committed toward supporting and cultivating experts/leaders in voice, airway, and swallowing disorders. We value honesty, open communication, team-based activities, mutual respect/support, positive solution-based problem-solving and patient-centered care. Our clinic resides in an academic medical center that takes pride in advancing our clinical practice through research, education, teaching, and service.

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