Having a healthy voice is important for everyone, whether you are a professional singer, teacher, salesperson or simply like to read aloud to your grandchildren. Similarly, our ability to swallow is an essential part of everyday life and when comprised can feel frustrating and even embarrassing in public settings. If you suffer from hoarseness or trouble with your voice or throat, our team of expert ENT providers can help. Pacific Head & Neck provides comprehensive care for voice and swallowing disorders. Omid Mehdizadeh, MD is our fellowship trained laryngologist who specializes in voice and swallowing treatment and care.
If you are at risk of developing a vocal problem, you may exhibit the following symptoms:
- Limiting vocal range
- Strained or achy sensation when speaking or singing
Most vocal disorders can be treated under the supervision of a trained specialist. Treatments may include medical treatment, behavioral adjustments or surgery.