Claudio Milstein, Ph.D.
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Head and Neck Institute
Twinsburg Family Health & Surgery Center
8701 Darrow Road
Twinsburg, OH 44087
Head and Neck Institute
6770 Mayfield Road
Mayfield Heights, OH 44124
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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About Claudio Milstein, Ph.D.
Claudio F. Milstein, PhD, CCC-SLP, is a Speech Scientist with clinical interests in laryngology and voice disorders. Born in Buenos Aires, he completed his studies at the Medical School of the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. He taught at this same University, and joined the faculty of the National Conservatory for Dramatic Arts, teaching voice courses for actors and singers, and developing an expertise in the care of the professional voice.
In the U.S., he obtained his PhD in Speech Sciences from the University of Arizona and trained at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary of Harvard Medical School, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
He has been actively involved in the clinical management of voice patients for over 20 years, and is frequently invited as a lecturer at national and international meetings. Dr. Milstein has authored numerous publications primarily related to the human voice and its disorders. He has been a Staff Member of the Head and Neck Institute at the Cleveland Clinic since 2001 and holds an Affiliate Scholar appointment at Oberlin College Conservatory of Music.
His primary interests involve diagnosis and treatment of adults and children with laryngeal-vocal-fold voice pathology, aerodigestive-tract disorders, treatment of early glottic carcinoma, functional voice disorders and vocal-cord dysfunction.
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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