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Voice & Swallowing Disorders

Comprehensive, state-of-the-art technology with a compassionate approach

To schedule an appointment, call 216-778-5791.

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Voice & Swallowing Disorder Experts

Woman speaking with letters coming out of her mouthAt MetroHealth, we provide specialized care for patients with voice, swallowing and airway disorders. Patients will find a comprehensive team of fellowship-trained ear, nose and throat (ENT) physicians, speech-language pathologists who specialize in voice disorders, and many other specialists.

We care for all types of voice professionals including singers, actors, teachers, coaches, attorneys and salespeople. We also care for non-professional voice users who have experienced an unexpected change in voice or swallowing.  Additionally, the Voice Team works closely with MetroHealth’s Pride Clinic, helping transgender patients adjust their voice through voice therapy and/or small surgical adjustments.

Our ear, nose and throat (ENT) physicians treat all types of laryngeal (“voice box”) disorders using advanced surgical techniques to treat laryngeal cancer, benign vocal fold lesions, vocal fold paralysis, and laryngeal or tracheal stenosis.

At MetroHealth, we deliver the most advanced medical care for individuals with laryngeal, swallowing or airway disorders who suffer from any of the following conditions:

  • Acid reflux affecting the larynx / voice
  • Airway narrowing, tracheal and subglottic stenosis
  • Chronic cough
  • Cricopharyngeal dysfunction
  • Hoarseness due to benign or cancerous lesions
  • Laryngeal papilloma
  • Paradoxical vocal fold motion (PVFM)
  • Reinke’s edema
  • Spasmodic dysphonia
  • Swallowing disorders
  • Transgender voice problems
  • Vocal fold atrophy, scarring or granuloma
  • Vocal fold paralysis or paresis
  • Zenker’s diverticulum

 To schedule an appointment with one of our experts, call 216-778-5791.

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Our Services
MetroHealth provides the highest level of care to patients with voice, swallowing and airway disorders.
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Conditions We Treat
We treat all types of laryngeal disorders, with expertise in advanced laryngeal surgical techniques.
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Meet Our Speech Pathologists

Our dedicated team of speech-language pathologists assess and treat voice, swallowing, respiratory and speech disorders.

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Our Doctors/Medical Providers

Mark Weidenbecher, MD

Mark Weidenbecher, MD


209 ratings / 28 reviews



2500 MetroHealth Drive
Cleveland , Ohio 44109

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12301 Snow Road
Parma , Ohio 44130

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