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Comprehensive Voice Program

Throat Exam 2The voice program at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center provides comprehensive medical and surgical treatment of patients with voice and swallowing disorders. The program treats patients with a broad range of disorders from hoarseness and injured voice to neurologic diseases of the head and neck.

A collaborative effort between Memorial Hermann-TMC and the Texas Voice Performance Institute (TVPI) at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, this comprehensive voice program is led by a fellowship-trained laryngologist.  Skilled at caring for patients who are considered poor candidates for general anesthesia due to physical condition, this team can perform a variety of procedures on patients while awake to determine whether a need for further surgery under general anesthesia exists.

Scope of Expertise

  • Evaluation of hoarseness
  • Medical and surgical care for professional voice users
  • Spasmodic dysphonia 
  • Vocal fold paralysis and paresis
  • Neurologic diseases of the head and neck
  • Diagnostic laryngeal electromyography (LEMG)
  • Botulinum toxin injections with EMG guidance
  • Extra-esophageal reflux
  • Swallowing disorders
  • Office-based diagnostic and therapeutic laryngeal surgery

For additional information about the Texas Voice Performance Institute or to schedule an appointment, call 713.486.5000.