Virtual Meeting | Hosted by the Los Angeles Dysphonia Support Group

2024thu01feb5:00 pmthu6:30 pmVirtual Meeting | Hosted by the Los Angeles Dysphonia Support Group

Event Details

Please join us for a virtual meeting on Thursday, February 1, 2024, from 5:00 – 6:30 PM PST.


Please join us for the first Los Angeles dystonia support group meeting of the New Year. Those of us with a voice disorder know how difficult it can be to be to navigate the many obstacles we face on a daily basis. By sharing our experiences, feelings, triumphs and failures we can support and provide guidance to each other, knowing we are not alone. Although there will be no guest speaker, Michael Johns, MD, Director of the Voice Clinic at USC will be in attendance to address your medical issues. Come prepared to share your tips for dealing with the holidays and ways in which we can lead more fulfilled lives in 2024 despite our voice disorders.

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 co-founded 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 Dysphonia International and our local support groups.

Hosted by Los Angeles Support Group Leader Toni Gold

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(Thursday) 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm


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