Laryngology and Bronchoesophagology

 

Laryngology and bronchoesophagology involves the treatment of airway and  swallowing disorders, including disorders of the esophagus (throat), larynx (voice box), and trachea (windpipe).  We offer comprehensive evaluation and treatment of all medical conditions that affect swallowing, breathing, and vocal production in both adults and children.

 

Who should be seen?

 

1.  Anyone experiencing:

Difficulty swallowing

Hoarseness

Regurgitation of food

Changes in the voice

Heartburn

Noisy breathing

Burning in the throat

Difficulty breathing

Sensation of something stuck in the throat

Lump in the throat

Chronic cough

Phlegm in the throat

 

2.  Children or infants observed with:

Noisy breathing

Frequent colic

Blue episodes

Regurgitation

Intermittent episodes of no breathing

Frequent cough

Phlegm

Difficulty feeding

Refusal to eat or feed

Mouth breathing

Loud snoring

Raspy cry

Abnormal voice

Silent cry

 

3.  Anyone with a diagnosis of:

Reflux (GERD or LPR)

Laryngeal papilloma

Cricopharyngeal muscle spasm

Respiratory papilloma

Esophageal dysmotility

Amyloidosis

Vocal cord or vocal fold paralysis

Sarcoidosis

Wegener's granulomatosis

Vagal neuropathy

Vocal cord dysfunction (VCD)

Cough variant asthma

Laryngeal cancer

Vocal process granuloma

Parkinson's

Amytrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis

Spasmodic dysphonia

Myasthenia gravis    

Thyroid problems

Vagal Neuroma

Vagal Schwannoma

 

4.  Children or infants with a diagnosis of:

Laryngomalacia

Choanal atresia

Tracheomalacia

Tracheoesophageal fistula

Reflux (GERD)

Laryngeal cleft

Cleft palate

Obstructive sleep apnea

Vocal cord or vocal fold paralysis

Sleep apnea

Apnea episodes

Cyanosis

Apparent life threatening events

Asthma

Respiratory papilloma

Cerebral palsy

Laryngeal papilloma

Laryngeal anomaly

Tracheal anomaly

Esophageal anomaly

Subglottic stenosis

Glottic stenosis

Glottic or laryngeal web

Tracheal stenosis

 

 

What laryngology and bronchoesophagology services are offered?

Flexible laryngoscopy

Laryngeal surgery

Direct laryngoscopy

Papilloma surgery and treatment

Videostroboscopy

Vocal cord/vocal fold surgery

Videokymography

Tracheotomy

Esophagoscopy

Tracheotomy care

Bronchoscopy

Laryngeal reconstruction

24 hour pH montitoring

Laryngotracheal reconstruction

Esophageal manometry

Tonsillectomy

Adenoidectomy

Cleft palate surgery

Choanal atresia surgery

Arytenoidectomy

CO2 laser surgery

Vocal cordotomy

Tracheoesophageal fistula repair

Airway surgery

Tracheotomy removal (decannulation)

Esophageal dilation

Cricopharyngeal myotomy

Botulinum toxin injections