Treatment & Services
- Flexible Fiberoptic Laryngoscopy
- General ENT
- Laryngeal Function Assessment
- Laryngeal Physiology
- Laryngeal Sensory Testing
- Laryngeal Videostroboscopy
- Respiratory Training
- Vocal Cord Paralysis Treatment
- Vocal Wellness Counseling
- Voice Therapy
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Difficulty with Vocal Range
- Effortful Singing
- Effortful Talking
- Immobile Vocal Folds
- Laryngeal Cancer
- Laryngopharyngeal Reflux
- Swallowing Disorders
- Throat Symptoms from Reflux
- Vocal Cord Paralysis
- Vocal Fatigue
- Voice Disorders
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Medical Education - University of Arizona College of Medicine
Tucson, AZ USA
Internship - Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
Boston, MA USA
Graduate School - University of Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires, Argentina,
- Internship, Voice Laboratory -ENT Department, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Mass.
- Internship, Speech Science Group, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass.
- VisitingProfessor, XIII Congress of the Mexican Association of Communication, Audiology, Neuro-Otology, and Phoniatrics, 2007, Merida, Mexico
- Visiting Professor, VX Brazilian Congress of Speech Sciences, 2007, Gramado, Brazil
- Visiting Professor, VII International Congress on Speech Sciences, 2007, Gramado, Brazil
care of the professional voice, disorders of voice, laryngeal physiology, laryngopharyngeal reflux, outcomes research, vocal cord diseases, Vocal Cord Paralysis, voice disorders, Voice medicine, voice science, voice swallowing disorders
Awards & Honors
- Graduated with honors, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
- National Secretary of Culture Award, Province of Santa Cruz, Argentina
- National Secretary of Culture Award, Province of Chubut, Argentina
- Flinn Foundation Graduate Fellowship, University of Arizona, Tucson, Ariz.
- American Academy of Otolaryngology
- American Speech, Language, Hearing Association
- Ohio Speech, Language and Hearing Association
- North East Ohio Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery Society
Research & Publications
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