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- ENT Head and Neck (Otolaryngology)Laryngology, Movement Disorders
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About Philip Weissbrod, MD
Philip Weissbrod, MD, is a board-certified otolaryngologist and the director of the UC San Diego Center for Voice and Swallowing. He has expertise in utilizing surgical, medicinal, and behavioral therapies to treat voice, airway, and swallowing conditions to help restore and optimize a person's ability to eat, breathe and talk. Dr. Weissbrod has expertise in providing gender-affirming care to transgender and nonbinary patients.
Dr. Weissbrod prides himself on patient education and believes a patient's understanding of their condition is the first and most important step in the treatment process.
He has a wide research portfolio and he is currently working on a number of projects with UC San Diego engineers including the development of minimally invasive robotic surgical tools for endoscopic surgical application, and the development of high-density surface electromyography, a non-invasive technology, to potentially be used for diagnosis and treatment of voice and swallow conditions.
Dr. Weissbrod completed fellowship training in laryngology at University of Washington, School of Medicine in Seattle, Washington, and his residency training at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai. He earned his medical degree from Stony Brook University School of Medicine in New York and he is board certified in otolaryngology.
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For more information, see Voice and Swallowing Center and ENT / Head and Neck.
- SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine, Stony Brook, NY
- New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York, NY
- University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA
Date Joined Staff
- American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Conditions and Treatments
- Voice Disorders
- Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia)
- Chronic Cough
- Cricopharyngeal Dysfunction
- Hoarseness (Dysphonia)
- Laryngeal Cancer
- Vocal Cord Dysfunction
- Paradoxical Vocal Fold Movement
- Vocal Fold Paralysis
- Zenker's Diverticulum
- Laryngeal Cancer and Dysplasia
- Laryngeal Dystonia
- Laryngeal Movement Disorders
- Laryngeal Papilloma
- Pharyngeal and Laryngeal Scar
- Spasmodic Dysphonia
- Professional Voice Care
- Transgender Voice Care
- Vocal Cord Nodules
- Cysts and Polyps
- Vocal Process Granuloma
- Vocal Tremor
- Transgender Care
- Gender-Affirming Care