The Greater Los Angeles Dysphonia Support Group welcomes you to join us for a virtual gathering on Thursday, December 8, 2022 from 5:00 PM until 6:30 PM PST.
A clinical update will be provided by Dr. Michael Johns, MD on the treatment options available for spasmodic dysphonia. This will be a discussion format with plenty of time and opportunity for questions and answers.
As always, there will be ample time to share concerns, issues and treatment successes. Family and friends are welcome and encouraged to attend.
About Michael Johns, III, MD | Dr. Johns is passionate about medicine and about helping individuals with voice, swallowing and airway disorders. Prior to joining Keck Medicine of USC, Dr. Johns cofounded one of the first interdisciplinary voice centers in the United States at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. He is now director of the USC Voice Center, where he and his team members call on state-of-the-art technology for diagnosis and treatment, including awake laser therapy and vocal cord injections for age-related voice changes.
Dr. Johns received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in otolaryngology at the University of Michigan Medical Center – Ann Arbor, and his fellowship in laryngology at Vanderbilt University Hospital & Clinic. A dedicated researcher, Dr. Johns is working to advance minimally invasive treatment approaches and developing applications for novel injectable therapeutics for vocal paralysis, muscle weakness, scarring and aging. He is an avid supporter of the NSDA and our local support groups.