Diagnosing and Treating Voice Disorders Johns Hopkins Voice Center  QA
Director of the Johns Hopkins Voice Center, Dr. Lee Akst, answers questions about voice disorders, when it is time to see a voice specialist and what to expect when you do. Learn more about Johns Hopkins Voice Center: http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/otolaryngology/specialty_areas/voice_center/ Questions answered: 1. How and why do voices become disordered? (0:44) 2. If a patient is complaining of hoarseness, how would you diagnose and treat it? (1:20) 3. When should a patient with a voice disorder see a laryngeal specialist as opposed to their PCP? (2:28) 4. What are some common types of voice disorders? (3:22) 5. What can people do to prevent damaging their voices? (4:36) 6. What is the role of speech language pathology in the Voice Center? (5:23) 7. Why come to Johns Hopkins for treatment of a voice disorder? (5:59)