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Voice and Swallowing Program | Advanced ENT Services

An Interdisciplinary Voice and Swallowing Program

WMCHealth Physicians Advanced ENT Services, under the leadership of laryngologist David Garber, MD, brings interdisciplinary voice and swallowing care to the Hudson Valley. This team of specialists provides a critical service to individuals with disorders of the voice, upper airway and trachea.


Dr. Garber works in collaboration with Christine Murphy Estes, a specialized speech-language pathologist, in providing comprehensive medical and behavioral evaluations. Voice, swallowing and respiratory retraining therapy is available to patients in-person or via telehealth. 


For Information or to Schedule An Appointment, Call 914.693.7636.

Voice and Swallowing Conditions Managed

Advanced ENT’s interdisciplinary voice and swallowing team provides care for a variety of voice, swallowing and airway disorders. We manage individuals’ conditions with the goal of restoring the ability to communicate, breathe comfortably, sing, eat and drink.


Conditions managed may include, but are not limited to:


  • Vocal fold paresis and paralysis

  • Care of the professional voice 

  • Laryngeal cancer

  • Vocal fold lesions, edema and scarring (i.e. nodules, polyps, cysts, polypoid changes)

  • Voice disorders related to professional voice use including singing difficulty

  • Laryngopharyngeal Reflux disease (LPR)

  • Dysphagia

  • Zenker’s diverticulum

  • Recurrent laryngitis

  • Tracheal or glottic stenosis 

  • Tracheostomy care 

  • Laryngeal trauma

  • Chronic cough

  • Paradoxical Vocal Fold Motion (PVFM)

  • Exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction (EILO)

  • Pediatric voice disorders

  • Voice disorders related to Parkinson’s disease 

  • Neurological voice disorders (e.g. tremor, spasmodic dysphonia)

  • Chronic throat pain

  • Age-related voice change


For more information or to schedule an appointment, please select the Contact Us tab above.


We welcome referrals from affiliates within the Westchester Medical Center Health Network and beyond. The voice and swallowing team sees patients at 19 Bradhurst Ave. Additionally, Dr. Garber sees patients at MidHudson Regional Hospital.



For Information or to Schedule An Appointment, Call 914.693.7636.



WMCHealth Physicians: Advanced ENT Services – Bradhurst

19 Bradhurst Ave

Suite 3850S

Hawthorne, NY 10532

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MidHudson Regional Hospital

1 Webster Ave
Suite 307

Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

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Garber, David
Garber, David, MD
Attending Physician
Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
Westchester Medical Center
Assistant Professor
Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
New York Medical College
Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery (ENT)
Murphy Estes, Christine E.
Murphy Estes, Christine, MM, MA, CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist, Lead Voice Specialist
Assistant Professor, Institute of Public Health, New York Medical College
Speech Pathology