Services

Dr. Woo or Dr. Ivey can provide treatment of the following:

  • Ear, nose, and throat problems of the professional singer and voice user.
  • Voice and swallow dysfunction due to neurological disease (stroke, Parkinson's disease, laryngeal paralysis)
  • Polyps, nodules and other benign vocal fold lesions causing hoarse voice
  • Acute and chronic laryngitis, reflux laryngitis, and allergic laryngitis
  • Muscular tension dysphonia and functional voice disorders
  • Laryngeal and tracheal stenosis (narrowing of the airway)
  • Diagnosis and minimally invasive intervention for laryngeal cancer
  • Evaluation and management of vocal cord paralysis

The following rehabilitative services, surgeries, and procedures are available at 300 Central Park office and at Mount Sinai Medical Center where he operates.:

  • Examining of the vibration of vocal cords with a special scope called Videostroboscope.
  • High speed video imaging of vocal fold function.
  • Objective testing of the acoustic and aerodynamics of the speaking and singing voice with measures of: acoustic parameters, respiratory and phonatory airflow and electroglottography.
  • Laryngeal electromyography: Tests of electric signals of muscle function of the larynx.
  • Office based pulsed dye laser treatment of polyps, scars and other benign and pre-malignant growths of the vocal fold.
  • Office based Carbon Dioxide laser treatment of laryngeal papilloma and granulomas.
  • Injection of botulinum toxin into the muscle of the throat and larynx for the treatment of adductor and abductor spasmodic dysphonia
  • Diagnosis and management of acid reflux laryngitis
  • Voice rehabilitation by tracheal-esophageal puncture
  • Laryngeal reconstruction after radiation, trauma and cancer surgery for restoration of voice and airway.
  • Conservation surgery and laser surgery for cancer of the larynx

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