At UC Health, we lead the region in scientific discoveries and embrace a spirit of purpose – offering our patients and their families something beyond everyday healthcare. At UC Health, we offer hope.
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.
ACTIVE AND VIBRANT RESEARCH
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.
REFERRING A PATIENT
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
- Esophageal Stenosis
- Esophageal Web
- Essential Tremor (ET)
- Fungal Laryngitis
- Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis
- Laryngeal Cancer
- Laryngeal Papilloma/Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis (RRP)
- Laryngeal Trauma (Blunt/Penetrating)
- Laryngeal Web
- Neurogenic/Neuropathic Cough
- Paradoxical Vocal Fold Motion Disorder (PVFM)
- Parkinson's Hypophonia (Bowing/Atrophy)
- Pulmonary Sarcoidosis
- Radiation Fibrosis
- Reinke's Edema or Polypoid Degeneration
- Schatzki's Ring
- Spasmodic Dysphonia
- Vocal Fold Paralysis
- Viral Laryngitis
- Vocal Cord Dysfunction (VCD)
- Vocal Fold Carcinoma In Situ
- Vocal Fold Nodules
- Vocal Fold Polyps
- Vocal Fold Scar
- Zenker’s Diverticulum
Transgender Voice Therapy
Unique, Effective Options
The voice is often an essential part of a person’s identity. For many transgender people, however, their voice can be a source of great anxiety. We strive to provide effective therapy options to help our patients find and develop a voice that reflects their gender, inside and out.
Combining Expertise and State-of-the-Art Techniques
Dual Approach for True Relief
Working together, our laryngologists and speech therapists offer skills to help you heal more quickly and thoroughly.
Treatment for the Complex
Many of our patients come to us after suffering voice problems for years. From diagnosis to teaching you techniques to prevent recurring issues, our team offers hope.
Subspecialists Who Know the Newest Options
As Southwest Ohio’s only center for swallowing and voice problems, our subspecialists participate in groundbreaking research for patients in the region and around the world.
HOW YOU CAN CONTRIBUTE
Donations from people like you make the difference.
By advancing medicine, our life-changing research and treatments help countless patients here and around the world. Please donate today.