Conditions Treated

  • Benign lesions of the vocal folds
  • Care of the professional voice
  • Chronic Cough
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysphonia (hoarseness)
  • Esophageal stricture
  • Globus-feeling of a lump in the throat
  • Glottic insufficiency/inflammation
  • Killian-Jamieson Diverticula
  • Laryngeal Edema/Swelling
  • Laryngeal tremor
  • Laryngitis
  • Malignant lesions of vocal cords (vocal cord cancer)
  • Paradoxical vocal fold motion disorder (PVFMD)
  • Presbyphonia- aging voice
  • Spasmodic Dysphonia
  • Stridor
  • Subglottic and tracheal stenosis
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis & Paresis
  • Vocal Fatigue
  • Zenker's Diverticulum

Treatments and Procedures

  • Airway Surgery
  • Botox injection into vocal folds
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Esophageal Manometry
  • Esophageal dilation
  • Flexible endoscopic evaluation of swallowing(FEES)
  • Injection augmentation of vocal folds
  • Laryngeal electromyography (LEMG)
  • Laryngeal trauma
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Laser treatment of vocal cords
  • Phonomicrosurgery
  • Transnasal esophagoscopy (TNE)
  • Video Stroboscopy
  • Vocal fold cancer excision

Education and Training

Medical School
  • UC San Diego School of Medicine
  • University of New Mexico, Otolaryngology
  • Grabscheid Voice & Swallowing Center of Mount Sinai, Laryngology
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Awards and Recognition

Healing Hands


Healing Hands Honoree

A grateful patient program honoring Loma Linda University Health physicians and staff.