Adult Airway Reconstruction

As a national referral center and the most experienced adult airway reconstruction program in Ohio, our physicians, speech and language experts treat your condition to help improve your quality of life.

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We’re committed to finding the right treatment for you. From special procedures for those who haven’t found help elsewhere, to a physician assistant available 24 hours a day, we’re with you every step of the way. UC Health Adult Airway Reconstruction is one of the most experienced programs in the country for diagnosing and treating patients with airway and voice problems.



We Are Committed To Advancing Medical Options.

The best medical programs in the world are part of leading-edge research aimed at improving public health and developing new medical treatments. As the Region’s only adult academic medical center, we house vibrant research programs that include ongoing clinical trials, actively initiating studies to bring new therapies and diagnostic tests to patients in Greater Cincinnati and around the world.

We Actively Seek Medical Discoveries.

Nationally and internationally recognized for its research efforts, the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and UC Health has a long and distinguished history of medical discoveries. Our premier surgeon-scientists and postdoctoral researchers pursue innovative and exciting research, focused on applying their discoveries directly to the bedside to advance patient care.



Our Teams Build Strong Collaborative Partnerships With Referring Providers.

We are committed to providing optimal care to your patient and open communication with you. As a referring physician, we understand that you need to be kept informed on your patient’s progress. That’s why we set up a toolbox to share detailed information about your patient’s health with you.

To refer a patient, call 513-475-8400


Ear, Nose & Throat Events

World Voice Day: One World, Many Voices Virtual Symposium

Do you consider yourself a “performance voice” user? You may be surprised that you ARE.

Teachers, coaches, lawyers, and broadcasters utilize their “performance” voices on a daily basis - which can cause significant strain on the body and vocal folds.

Attendees will learn:

  • How to care, protect and celebrate your voice.
  • Perspectives from the clinician, physician, teacher, performer, and director
  • The importance of vocal health, especially those
  • within professional and performance voice-related fields.
  • How to train your body and your voice for optimal performance.
  • Communication strategies and voice protection for mask users.

Conditions We Treat

We treat all adult airway conditions, from those that are general to conditions that are highly specialized and complex.

Expert Adult Airway Reconstruction and Treatments

As one of the most experienced programs in the U.S., we provide specialized care, including intensive care after surgery and a team approach with many experts, from gastroenterologists to thoracic surgeons.

Our Treatments

Endoscopic Dilation
Endoscopic Partial Arytenoidectomy
Endoscopic Posterior Cordotomy
Endoscopic Scar Resection
Endoscopic Surgery
Laser Resection
Open Cricotracheal Resection
Open Posterior Graft
Open Tracheal Resection
Open Tracheal Slide
Skin Graft
Stent Placement
Steroid Injection
Voice Therapy


Multidisciplinary Teams

From injury and infection to tumors and autoimmune diseases, if your breathing is affected, our subspecialists can help. At UC Health, we have a multidisciplinary team of otolaryngologists, pulmonologists, speech pathologists, sleep specialists, gastroenterologists, thoracic and general surgeons, and critical care specialists dedicated to you and your care.

One of the Top Three Centers in the Nation
Most Experienced Adult Airway Reconstruction Program in Ohio
Providing Top Notch Care Since 2006
Close Collaboration with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital


Innovative Research Leads to Extraordinary Treatments


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By advancing medicine, our life-changing research and treatments help countless patients here and around the world. Please donate today.

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