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    This is a clinic of the University of Kentucky Hospital, also known as UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital. Read more 

    Voice and Swallow Clinic 

    The UK Voice and Swallow Clinic provides state-of-art diagnostic evaluation, treatment and management of conditions related to hoarseness, difficulty in swallowing (dysphagia), shortness of breath, speech, and other voice and airway disorders. Our multidisciplinary team includes speech-language pathologists and otolaryngologists with a specialization in the area of voice. Read a patient success story >

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  • What problems does the Voice and Swallow Clinic treat?

    The UK Voice and Swallow Clinic provides comprehensive and state-of-the-art services for individuals of all ages, from newborns to senior citizens.

    The conditions treated include:

    Hoarseness  
    • Vocal nodules, cysts, polyps
    • Vocal fold paralysis
    • Vocal fold cancer
    • Vocal fold papilloma
    • Spasmodic dysphonia
    • Muscle tension dysphonia
    • Shortness of Breath / Vocal Cord Dysfunction
    Vocal Cord Dysfunction
    • Paradoxical vocal fold motion
    Chronic Cough and/or Chronic Throat Clearing
    • Cleft Lip and Palate
    Difficulty swallowing (dysphagia)
    • Speech difficulty stemming from Parkinson’s disease (using Lee Silverman Voice Therapy)

  • State-of-the-Art Procedures

    The Clinical Voice Center is equipped with leading-edge technology for the assessment and treatment of voice and airway disorders.

    Procedures used include:

    • Comprehensive voice assessment
    • Stroboscopy
    • High-speed digital endoscopy
    • Flexible fiberoptic examination of vocal folds and airway
    • Computerized voice and speech acoustic assessment
    • Quantitative assessment of breathing function for voice
    • Flexible nasendoscopy for assessment of velopharyngeal function
    • Nasometry
    • Flexible endoscopic examination of swallowing (FEES)
    • Modified barium swallow study
    • Laryngeal electromyography (EMG)

  • HBCicon120x123 

    This is a clinic of the University of Kentucky Hospital, also known as UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital. Read more »

    Patient appointments

    Request an appointment online or call 859-257-0143  

     

    Clinic location

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    B317, Third Floor, Wing C 
    740 S. Limestone 
    Lexington KY 40536-0284


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