Voice & Swallowing Disorders

Your voice is just as important to us as it is to you. When injury or disease interfere with your ability to swallow or speak, we’re here to provide leading-edge treatment options so you can get back to being you. 

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We are Southwest Ohio’s only program dedicated to swallowing and voice issues. At UC Health, our fellowship-trained laryngologists use the latest research to treat even the most complex cases. We work closely with experts that specialize in voice problems to offer hope to our patients with voice and swallowing issues.



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

From therapy to surgery, we provide comprehensive care focused on your unique needs.

  • Bacterial Laryngitis
  • Bamboo Nodules
  • Bilateral Vocal Fold Immobility
  • Chronic Cough
  • Cricopharyngeal Dysfunction
  • Dysphagia
  • Esophageal Stenosis
  • Esophageal Web
  • Essential Tremor (ET)
  • Fungal Laryngitis
  • Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis
  • Hoarseness
  • Hyperkeratosis
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngeal Papilloma/Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis (RRP)
  • Laryngeal Trauma (Blunt/Penetrating)
  • Laryngeal Web
  • Laryngocele
  • Laryngomalacia
  • Laryngospasm
  • Laryngotracheitis
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lymphedema
  • Neurogenic/Neuropathic Cough

Expert Treatments for Voice and Swallowing

We use a collaborative approach to deliver comprehensive, evidence-based treatments.

Advanced Diagnostics & Treatments

Angiolytic KTP Laser
Arytenoid Adduction
Botox Injections
Injection Laryngoplasty
Laryngeal Reinnervation
Microscopic Laryngeal Surgery
Suspension Microlaryngoscopy
Voice Therapy
Swallow Therapy

Our Unique Approach

Providing Comprehensive, Holistic Care

There is no problem that is too complex or too routine for us. Our highly trained team of subspecialists offer the most current and comprehensive approaches to voice and swallowing problems in the region — all in one place.

3 fellowship-trained laryngologists
4 convenient locations
Most experienced airway reconstruction team in Ohio
Research and clinical trials


Combining Expertise and State-of-the-Art Techniques

Patient Stories

Triumph of Will and Expert Care in Brain Stem Stroke Recovery

Follow Kevin's incredible journey of determination and resilience in the face of a rare and challenging brain stem stroke. His unwavering willpower, coupled with the unparalleled expertise of the UC Health team in Cincinnati, paints a vivid portrait of a journey through adversity, innovative treatment, and a steadfast belief in recovery against all odds.


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