Conditions Treated

  • Benign lesions of the vocal folds
  • Chronic Cough
  • Dysphagia
  • Esophageal stricture - benign
  • Globus-Feeling of Something in Throat
  • Killian-Jamieson Diverticula
  • Laryngeal Edema/Swelling
  • Laryngeal tremor
  • Laryngitis
  • Spasmotic Dysphonia
  • Stridor
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Zenker's Diverticulum

Treatments and Procedures

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Endoscopic laser treatment of vocal cords
  • Esophageal Manometry
  • Flexible endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (FEES)
  • Laryngeal electromyography (LEMG)
  • Operative laryngoscopy
  • Phonomicrosurgery
  • Transnasal esophagoscopy (TNE)
  • Videostroboscopy
  • Vocal cord injection-Botox
  • injectable implants

Education and Training

Graduate School
  • University of Pittsburgh
Medical School
  • University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine
  • Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Otolaryngology Residency
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Laryngology and Care of the Professional Voice
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
  • Master of Science Clinical Research
  • American College of Surgeons

Awards and Recognition

Healing Hands


Healing Hands Honoree

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