ENT Throat Pain and Vocal Cord Specialist in Minneapolis

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Specialist Treatment for Throat and Vocal Cords

Throat and voice issues can greatly affect your everyday living. If you’re suffering from throat pain or your voice is weakening, don’t hesitate to contact the team at Renew. If you’re quick to reach out for help, we can get you on the road to recovery just as quickly. Common throat and vocal cord conditions conditions we our specialists treat include:

  • Tonsillitis
  • Dysphagia (difficulty swallowing)
  • Vocal cord weakness/paralysis
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Odynophagia (pain with swallowing)
  • Hoarseness/voice change
  • Vocal cord lesions

Our specialists provide many different treatments for throat pain or vocal cord dysfunction. The best treatment for your needs will be determined during your consultation. Common options include:

  • Tonsillectomy/Adenoidectomy
  • Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty
  • Vocal cord injections
  • Dilation of subglottic stenosis
  • Excision of vocal cord lesions

Throat and Voice Specialties

There are many reasons why patients may notice voice changes and issues including vocal cord weakness or paralysis. Getting your vocal cord issues diagnosed by an ENT specialist isn’t just important for speaking and singing, it’s imperative for your overall health.

The medical term for swallowing difficulties is dysphagia. Some patients have difficulty swallowing certain foods while others can’t swallow at all. Those experiencing coughing or choking when eating may be suffering from dysphagia.

Repeated issues with breathing, ear pain and sinus infections can sometimes be attributed to enlarged adenoids. An adenoidectomy is the removal of this gland that sits behind the nose, high at the back of the throat.

“Won’t go anywhere else! Recommend to family and friends who have ENT needs.”

Meet Your Team

Dr. Geoffrey Getnick

Dr. Geoffrey Getnick

Board certified in Otolaryngology, Dr. Getnick received his bachelor’s degree from Princeton University. He was named “Best Doctor” in Minnesota Monthly.

Dr. Justin Wudel

Dr. Justin Wudel

A dual board-certified Otolaryngologist and fellowship-trained Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Dr. Wudel has expertise in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the face.

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