Our Services

Conditions We Treat


The Voice, Resonance, and Swallowing Center treats children with a broad range of conditions affecting the larynx, including:

Dr. Dohar with a fellow and nurse at the Voice Center
Dr. Dohar reviews a case with Dr. Todd Wine, pediatric otolaryngology fellow, and Beverly Richert, PhD, CRNP, nurse coordinator of the Voice, Resonance, and Swallowing Center.

  • Scratchy, weak, raspy, hoarse, or breathy voice
  • Difficulty with loudness
  • Increased effort to talk
  • Pain or discomfort with speaking or singing
  • Voice fatigue (worsening voice quality or discomfort with voice use)
  • Change in singing voice
  • Prolonged voice changes or unchanged voice quality in relation to puberty
  • Frequent laryngitis
  • Muscle tension dysphonia (feeling tightness in the throat / straining while voicing or speaking)
  • Changes in voice after trauma or surgery to the neck, throat ,or larynx
  • Vocal fold granulomas / nodules
  • Vocal fold edema (swelling)
  • Laryngeal and recurrent respiratory papillomatosis, or RRP
  • Other changes to the vocal folds and how they move
  • Performance voice
  • Vocal resonance
  • Dysphagia (swallowing difficulties or disorders)
Last Update
December 7, 2011
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Last Update
December 7, 2011