Voice and Swallowing Center

Disorders involving the larynx, airway, and upper esophagus can interfere with our ability to speak, breathe, and swallow, profoundly impacting our quality of life. The Stanford Voice and Swallowing Center offers specialized evaluation and treatment of many of these disorders. If you are having problems with your voice, breathing, and/or swallowing, call and make an appointment with us today.

Voice and Swallowing Center
801 Welch Road
Stanford, CA 94305
Phone: 650-723-5281 Getting Here
Maps & Directions
801 Welch Road
Stanford, CA 94305
Phone: 650-723-5281 Getting Here

Our Doctors

Care and Treatment for Voice and Swallowing Disorders

What Are Some Problems Commonly Diagnosed and Treated by the Stanford Laryngologists?

What are some symptoms I should bring to a laryngologist?

  • Change in voice including hoarseness, breathy voice, decreased loudness, loss of range, voice breaks, and vocal tremor.
  • Pain with talking or singing
  • Difficulty swallowing such as choking while eating or drinking, regurgitation of food, or food getting stuck in the throat when swallowing.
  • Pain with swallowing
  • Persistent throat pain
  • Difficulty breathing or noisy breathing
  • Chronic cough
  • Cancer of the throat

The Stanford Voice and Swallowing Center offers an extensive online resource of general health information. Please do not substitute information on this website for professional advice, a diagnosis of your condition, or a recommendation about the course of treatment for your particular circumstances. This information is not intended to be, and should not be used as, a substitute for medical treatment by a health care professional. You should never disregard or delay seeking medical advice because of what you have read on this website.

For Patients


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International Patients
Phone: +1 650-723-8561
Email: IMS@stanfordmed.org

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For Health Care Professionals


Phone: 1-866-742-4811
Fax: 650-320-9443
Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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