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for Vocal Fold (Cord) Paralysis/Paresis

Vocal Fold (Cord) Paralysis/Paresis
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines Evaluation by a local ENT for swallowing and airway safety, and confirmation of diagnosis.
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit
1)CT of the Neck and Chest with IV contrast.
2)Copies of all operative reports linked to vocal fold paralysis/paresis.
Patient Education/Information (includes preps)  
Appointment Timeframe Evaluation with in 6 weeks.
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See Care Web.
External Patients: Hand carry reports/records/films to visit.
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-3555
Patients: 734-936-8051
Clinic Location Sites 1) Taubman Health Center
2) Livonia Vocal Health Center
UM Consulting Physician Carol Bradford M.D.
Norman D. Hogikyan, M.D.
Revised on: 11/21/2011