Throat & Voice

Throat, Speech, and Voice Disorders

It’s easy to take your voice, breathing, and your ability to swallow for granted. Should you ever experience difficulties, however, our team of specialists can diagnose and treat a wide array of throat and voice disorders. Our doctors are highly skilled in treating speech impediments, voice disorders, and even cancers of the throat and neck.

Whether you’re singing in the shower or on a Nashville stage, our physicians can help you achieve the sound and vocal quality you’re seeking.

Treatment options may range from behavioral changes to in-office procedures to surgery.

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Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia)

If you’re having trouble swallowing or feel as though you have something stuck in your throat for an extended period of time, you may have a swallowing disorder. Dysphagia itself may be a symptom of a number of different causes and our team will work to find the root of your problem using the latest diagnostic techniques and procedures.

Symptoms of dysphagia may include drooling, difficulty swallowing, the sensation of having something stuck in your throat, tightness in the throat or chest, a chronic “lump” in your throat, weight loss caused by inadequate calorie intake, coughing or choking, and vocal changes.

Throat, Speech, Voice, and Swallowing: Conditions and Treatments

  • Mouth sores/Stomatitis
  • Dry mouth/Xerostomia
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tonsil stones
  • Sore throat/Pharyngitis
  • Sleep apnea
  • Hoarseness/Dysphonia
  • Biopsies
  • Vocal cord nodules
  • Vocal cord polyps
  • Throat & neck cancers
  • Vocal cord injections
  • Swallowing trouble/Dysphagia
  • Postnasal drip
  • Fullness in throat/Globus sensation
  • Swallow therapy

Experiencing Throat, Speech, or Voice Problems?